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1.1b. Use Common, Proper, and Possessive Nouns
In the passage below, correct the errors that you find.
Write ten sentences using common and proper nouns.
Write ten sentences using possessive nouns.
1.1c. Use Singular and Plural Nouns with Matching Verbs
Singular and Plural Nouns with Matching Verbs
Write ten sentences using singular and plural nouns with matching verbs.
In this passage, there are eight verbs that do not agree with their subjects. To make an edit, click on a word and type your changes.
1.1e. Use Verbs to Convey a Sense of Past, Present, and Future
Rewrite the necessary verbs in the passage below so they are in their proper tenses.
Re-write sentences using the future perfect tense.
Write sentences using the correct future tense form of verbs.
Re-write the sentences using past perfect verbs.
Re-write sentences using the past progressive perfect tense.
Write ten sentences using the correct past tense form of verbs.
Re-write sentences using the present perfect tense.
1.1g. Conjunctions: And, But, Or, So
Write 10 sentences using the conjunctions and, or.
Rewrite the following passage by choosing the correct conjunction from the underlined choices.
Write 10 sentences using the conjunctions so or because.
1.1h. Use Determiners: Articles, Demonstratives
Write ten sentences using the articles a or an.
Write ten sentences using the determiners a, an, or the.
A Little Stranger on the Road
Rewrite the following story by choosing the correct word. Remember to delete the slash "/" and the incorrect word before clicking the submit button.
Proofread the sentence and select the correct word.
Lesson 1: Choosing Between A, An, and The
Students learn to choose between a, an, and the before a noun. This lesson 1 of 2 lessons on using articles.
Lesson 2: Using The with Proper Nouns
Students learn when to use "the" before proper nouns and when no article is needed. This is lesson 2 in the series of articles lessons.
Proofread the passage and choose the correct words.
Write ten sentences using these or those.
Write ten sentences using the words this and that.
Using The with Proper Nouns
1.1i. Frequently Occurring Prepositions
Write eight sentences using the correct preposition.
Write ten sentences using at, in, and on.
Write ten sentences using at, in and on.
Write six sentences using the correct preposition.
Write nine sentences using by, as, like.
Write five sentences using the correct preposition.
Grand Teton National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Proofread the passage and choose the correct word.
Write ten sentences using into and through.
Rewrite the following story by choosing the correct preposition from the underlined choices.
Lesson 1: Using In, At, and On to Show Time
Lesson 2: Using In, At, and On to Show Location
Write nine sentences using of, for, and with.
Write ten sentences using to, over and toward.
1.2a. Capitalize Dates and Names of People
America Used to be a Different Place
Rewrite the following passage by capitalizing all the dates and names of people.
1.2c. Use Commas for Dates and Lists
Read the following story and make sure all the dates and lists have their proper commas.
Use Commas for Dates and Lists
Write ten sentences using commas in dates and lists.
CCSS Grade 1 Formative Assessments
Anansi Becomes the God of Stories
Find and correct all 8 errors. Choose the correct phrase from the underlined choices. Make sure you remove the parentheses and the incorrect choice!
Rhode Island: A Small State With a Big Heart
Proofread the passage for errors, examining proper nouns and simple verb tense agreement.
Proofread the passage correcting errors involving conjunctions, determiners, and frequently occurring prepositions.