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.

6.1a Subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns

Compound Possession with One Noun and One Pronoun
Students practice writing sentences with compound possession by combining two sentences.
Compound Possession With One Noun and One Pronoun 2
Students practice writing sentences with compound possession by combining two sentences.
Oedipus and the Sphinx
Students choose the correct pronoun from the underlined choices throughout a text.
Pronouns in Compound Objects (Starter)
Pronouns in Compound Subjects and Objects 1 (Intermediate)
Pronouns in Compound Subjects and Objects 2 (Intermediate)
Pronouns in Compound Subjects (Starter)

6.1b Intensive pronouns

Intensive Pronouns
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Theseus and the Minotaur
Students choose the correct intensive pronoun from the underlined choices throughout a text.

6.1c Recognizing inappropriate shifts in pronoun number or gender

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Advanced)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Advanced)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Advanced)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Advanced)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in advanced constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Either/Or and Neither/Nor 1
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in either/or and neither/nor constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Either/Or and Neither/Nor 2
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement in either/or and neither/nor constructions by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns 1 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement with indefinite pronouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns 2 (Intermediate)
Students practice writing with pronoun-antecedent agreement with indefinite pronouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns.

CCSS Grade 6 Formative Assessments

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Central Park
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.
Dylan’s Field Trip to Mount Rushmore
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Dylan's Halloween Adventure
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Facebook
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.
Frida Kahlo
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Les Paul
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Martin Luther King Day
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
National Aviation Day
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
National Punctuation Day
Students correct a variety errors within a text. The errors are underlined.
Thai Cuisine
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.
The History of Football
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.
Video Games
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.
What's in a Bean?
Students find and correct a variety of errors within a text.

W.6.1a Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly

Introduction to Argumentative Thesis Statements
Students learn to craft argumentative thesis statements in this teacher-led lesson.