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.

Review of Foundational Skills

Apostrophes
Students will learn to form contractions and possessives in this teacher-led lesson.
Colons, Dashes, and Semicolons
Students will practice joining sentences with colons, dashes, and semicolons in this teacher-led lesson.
Complex Sentences Overview
Students will learn how to write complex sentences with joining words in this teacher-led lesson.
Consistent Verb Tense
Students will learn to write with consistent verb tense in this teacher-led lesson.
Correcting Fragments to Form Simple Sentences
Students will practice identifying and correcting fragments in this teacher-led lesson.
Lesson 1: Pronoun Number and Case Errors
Students will learn to identify subject and object pronouns and correct common errors in this teacher-led lesson.
Lesson 2: Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Students will learn how to correct common pronoun-antecedent agreement errors in this teacher-led lesson.
Pronoun Homophones
Students will practice using commonly confused pairs of words, such as it's/its, you/you're, and who's/whose in this teacher-led lesson.
Punctuating Quotations
Students will practice punctuating and capitalizing quotations in this teacher-led lesson.