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.

Basics of Sentence Patterns

Pre-AP® Writing Skills Survey 1: Basics of Sentence Patterns
Students answer questions on 5 areas of sentence structure, aligned to the Pre-AP English 1 course framework. These skills include writing with subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement and forming compound and complex sentences.

Tools for Sentence Expansion

Pre-AP® Writing Skills Survey 2: Tools for Sentence Expansion
Students answer questions on 5 areas of sentence structure, aligned to the Pre-AP English 1 course framework. These skills include using conjunctive adverbs, appositive phrases, and participial phrases, writing with parallel structure, and forming relative clauses.