We've built over 150 activities directly from the Common Core State Standards. We are a nonprofit organization, and all of our activities will always be made freely available. 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.

3.1a. Use Adjectives & Adverbs

Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases 1
Combine 4, 5, and 6 sentences into one sentence. Sentences focus on adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases.
Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases 2
Combine 4, 5, and 6 sentences into one sentence. Sentences focus on adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases.
Advanced Combining: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases

3.1b. Irregular & Regular Plural Nouns

Navajo Nation
In the passage below, correct the errors that you find.

3.1d. Form & Use of Regular and Irregular Verbs

Ate, Met, Cut
Rewrite the nine sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Bought, Flew, Read
Rewrite the eight sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Come On, Feel the Noise: The History of Music Festivals
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Dug, Drank, Fell
Rewrite the nine sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Grew, Gave, Heard
Rewrite the nine sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Paid, Drove, Became
Rewrite the nine sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Regular Past Tense Verbs
Write ten sentences using regular past tense verbs.
Swam, Ran, Broke
Rewrite the nine sentences with the correct form of the past tense.
Took, Spoke
Rewrite the eight sentences with the correct form of the past tense.

3.1e. Form and use the simple verb tenses.

Annie Dodge Wauneka: Native American Politician

3.1f. Subject-verb and Pronoun-antecedent Agreement

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Write six sentences using the correct verb or antecedent.
Subject Verb Agreement
Write six sentences using the correct verb or antecedent.

3.1g. Form and Use Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better!
Replace the underlined words with their comparative or superlative forms.
Better & Best, Worse & Worst
Write eight sentences using the adjectives "better," "best," "worse," and "worst."
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
Write ten sentences using comparative and superlative adjectives.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Ending in "Y"
Write ten sentences using comparative and superlative adjectives.

3.1h. Using Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

After, Although, Since
Combine the two sentences starting with the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
Before, By The Time, Even Though
Combine the two sentences starting with the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
Even If, Every Time
Combine the two sentences starting with the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
If, In Case, Now That
Combine the two sentences starting with the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
Nor, Yet
Rewrite the two sentences as one sentence by using a conjunction.
Once, Since, So That
Rewrite these sentences into one sentence using the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
The First Time, As Soon As, Than
Combine the two sentences starting with the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
Unless, Until, When
Rewrite these sentences into one sentence using the appropriate subordinate conjunction.
Whenever, While, Because
Rewrite these sentences into one sentence using the appropriate subordinate conjunction.

3.1i. Produce Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Complex Sentences
Write ten sentences using the correct word in the parentheses to form proper complex sentences.
Compound Sentences
Write ten sentences using the correct word in the parentheses to form proper compound sentences.

3.2b. Use Commas in Addresses

Janet Sends a Letter
Insert commas into the addresses in the story.
Use Commas in Addresses
Write eight sentences placing commas in addresses.

3.2c. Use Commas and Quotation Marks in Dialogue

Commas and Quotation Marks in Dialogue
Write ten sentences using commas and quotation marks for the dialogue.
Thinking About Thinking
Insert commas and quotation marks into the dialogue in the story.

3.2d. Form and use Possessives

Eleanor Roosevelt: More Than a First Lady
Proofread the passage correcting any incorrectly used possessives.
Form and Use Possessives
Write ten sentences using and forming possessives.