ELA Standards

We've built over 300 research-based writing, grammar, and proofreading activities organized by the Common Core standards. We are a nonprofit organization, and all of our activities are and will always be free. Each of our activities takes approximately 10-15 minutes. Teachers using Quill in a 1:1 classroom tend to assign Quill activities as a warm up exercise at the beginning of a class or as a group activity with the whole class.

University: Commonly Confused Words

Alexander and the Pirate Diomedes
Proofread the story, making sure that all the commonly confused words are spelled correctly.
Deucalion and the Flood
Proofread the passage below, making sure that all the commonly confused words are spelled correctly.
Nasreddin and the Thieves
Proofread the passage below, making sure that all the commonly confused words are spelled correctly.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Correct the underlined errors in the passage below.
The Leader of the Birds
Proofread the passage below, making sure that all the commonly confused words are spelled correctly.
Zeus and the Frog King
Proofread the passage below, making sure that all the commonly confused words are spelled correctly.

University Grammar Test: A Man and His Mouse

A Man and His Mouse - Part 1
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
A Man and His Mouse - Part 2
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
A Man and His Mouse - Part 3
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
A Man and His Mouse - Part 4
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
A Man and His Mouse - Part 5
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
A Man and His Mouse - Part 6
Find and correct the errors in the passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.

University Grammar Test: The First Spacewalk

The First Space Walk
Find and correct the errors in the passage.