Language and grammar development is a vital component of learning across all subject areas. Knowledge of sentence structures impacts comprehension in a positive manner. One way teachers can prepare students for the SAT or ACT exams is by spotlighting grammar and writing skills every day. Punctuation is one skill assessed on the SAT and ACT tests. Use the grammar worksheets below to help students review punctuation and ensure consistent repetitions of the types of sentences students will see on their suite of assessments.
Directions: The sentences below may contain grammatical errors. If there is one, choose the best answer to the underlined portion of the sentence.
1. The nature trail slithers through the forest like a snake curving, and bending along the banks of the river.
A. NO CHANGE
B. snake, curving and bending
C. snake curving and bending,
D. snake, curving, and bending,
2. The county cleared this path and paved it with packed gravel, so people would have a peaceful place to hike and bike.
F. path, paving
G. path and then paved
H. path before paving
J. path paved
3. I ride this trail nearly every day–not on a bike, but on "Luigi."