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.

11-12.1c Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to clarify relationships

Ancient Greece
Students combine 4 or 5 sentences to create 6 sentences about Ancient Greece. This advanced combining activity is for students who have mastered appositives, relative clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, complex-compound sentences, and other sentence combining techniques.
The Industrial Revolution
Students combine 4 or 5 sentences to create 7 sentences about the Industrial Revolution. This advanced combining activity is for students who have mastered appositives, relative clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, complex-compound sentences, and other sentence combining techniques.
Tropical Rainforests
Students combine 3, 4, or 5 sentences to create 6 sentences about tropical rainforests. This advanced combining activity is for students who have mastered appositives, relative clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, complex-compound sentences, and other sentence combining techniques.
Women's Basketball
This advanced combining activity is for students who have mastered appositives, relative clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, complex-compound sentences, and other sentence combining techniques.