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.

Form simple yes or no questions

Activity 55: Singular vs. Plural Objects in Questions
Students practice using singular and plural nouns to form questions by filling in the blank with one of the two provided options.
Activity 56: Articles with Objects in Questions
Students practice using articles by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 57: To Be in Yes/No Questions
Students practice conjugating to be to form questions by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 58: To Be in Yes/No Questions
Students practice conjugating to be to form questions by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 59: To Be in Yes/No Questions
Students practice conjugating to be to form questions by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 60: Word Order in Questions
Students practice forming questions by filling in the blank with one of the provided options.
Activity 61: To Want in Yes/No Questions
Students practice forming questions with to want by filling in the blank with one of the provided options.
Activity 62: To Want in Yes/No Questions
Students practice forming questions with to want by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 63: To Have in Yes/No Questions
Students practice forming questions with to have by filling in the blanks with two of the four provided options.
Activity 64: To Have in Yes/No Questions
Students practice forming questions with to have by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 65: Yes/No Questions with Nouns as Subjects
Students practice using to have, to want, and to be to form questions by filling in the blanks with two of the three provided options.

Use adjectives in simple sentences with to be

Activity 16: To Be with Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 17: Singular vs. Plural Modified Objects
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 18: Word Order with Adjectives and Nouns
Students practice using adjectives by filling in the blank with an adjective and noun in the correct order. Students choose between two provided options.
Activity 19: Word Order with Adjectives and Articles
Students practice ordering articles and adjectives before a noun by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 20: To Be with Adjectives
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 21: Articles with Adjectives
Students practice using adjectives by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 22: To Be with Adjectives
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 23: Word Order with Adjectives, Articles, and Nouns
Students practice using adjectives by filling in the blank with an adjective, article, and noun in the correct order. Students choose between the provided options.
Activity 24: To Be with Nouns as Subjects
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 25: To Be with Plural Nouns
Students practice conjugating to be by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 26: Articles with Adjectives
Students practice using adjectives by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 27: Using The Before the Subject
Students practice using articles at the beginning of a sentence by filling in the blank with one of the two provided options.
Activity 28: Articles with Subjects
Students practice using the by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.

Write simple sentences with to be

Activity 10: Singular vs. Plural Nouns
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by filling in the blank with one of the two provided options.
Activity 11: Singular vs. Plural Nouns
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 12: To Be with Singular and Plural Nouns
Students practice conjugating to be by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 13: To Be with Negation
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 14: Singular vs. Plural Nouns
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 15: Word Order with To Be, Negation, and Articles
Students practice ordering to be, not, and an article before a noun by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 1: To Be with Singular Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 2: To Be with Singular Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 3: To Be with Singular Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 48: Coordinate Adjectives with To Be
Students practice using adjectives by combining two sentences and using and to connect the adjectives.
Activity 49: Compound Objects with To Be
Students practice writing compound objects by combining two sentences.
Activity 4: To Be with Singular Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 52: Listing Adjectives in To Be Sentences
Students practice listing adjectives by combining three sentences.
Activity 5: Using A and An in To Be Sentences
Students practice using articles by filling in the blank with a or an.
Activity 6: Using A and An in To Be Sentences
Students practice using articles by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 7: To Be with Singular Nouns
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 8: To Be with Plural Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by filling in the blank with one of the three provided options.
Activity 9: To Be with Plural Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to be by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.

Write simple sentences with to have and to want

Activity 29: Word Order with To Want, Adjectives, and Nouns
Students practice using adjectives by filling in the blank with an adjective and noun in the correct order. Students choose between the provided options.
Activity 30: Singular vs. Plural Nouns with To Want
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 31: To Want with Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to want by filling in the blank with wants or want. Students must choose the form of to want that matches the subject.
Activity 32: To Want with Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to want by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 33: Word Order with To Have, Adjectives, and Nouns
Students practice using adjectives by filling in the blank with an adjective and noun in the correct order. Students choose between the provided options.
Activity 34: Singular vs. Plural Nouns with To Have
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 35: To Have with Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to have by filling in the blank with has or have. Students must choose the form of to have that matches the subject.
Activity 36: To Have with Pronouns
Students practice conjugating to have by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 37: Using A and An in To Want Sentences
Students practice using articles by filling in the blank with a or an.
Activity 38: Singular vs. Plural Nouns with Negative To Want
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 39: To Want with Negation
Students practice conjugating to want by filling in the blank with does not want or do not want. Students must choose the form of to want that matches the subject.
Activity 40: To Want with Negation
Students practice conjugating to want by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 41: Using A and An in To Have Sentences
Students practice using articles by filling in the blank with a or an.
Activity 42: Singular vs. Plural Nouns with Negative To Have
Students practice using singular and plural nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 43: To Have with Negation
Students practice conjugating to have by filling in the blank with does not have or do not have. Students must choose the form of to have that matches the subject.
Activity 44: To Have with Negation
Students practice conjugating to have by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 45: To Have with Numbers
Students practice conjugating to have by filling in the blank with has or have. Students must choose the form of to have that matches the subject.
Activity 46: To Want with Numbers
Students practice conjugating to want by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option.
Activity 47: Word Order with Numbers and Nouns
Students practice writing with number adjectives by filling in the blank with an adjective and noun in the correct order. Students choose between the provided options.
Activity 50: Compound Objects with To Want
Students practice writing compound objects by combining two sentences.
Activity 51: Compound Objects with To Have
Students practice writing compound objects by combining two sentences.
Activity 53: Listing Objects in To Want Sentences
Students practice listing objects by combining three sentences.
Activity 54: Listing Objects in To Have Sentences
Students practice listing objects by combining three sentences.