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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.

ELL Level 2

Articles - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between articles by filling in the blank with one of the provided options. This activity is #20 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Articles - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between articles by filling in the blank with one of the provided options. This activity is #20 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Articles - Mixed Topics 3
Students practice choosing between articles by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #21 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Articles - Mixed Topics 4
Students practice choosing between articles by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #21 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
At, In, & On - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #8 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
At, In, & On - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #8 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Can Questions - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice forming questions with "can" by filling in the blanks with the provided options. This activity is #24 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Can Questions - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice forming questions with "can" by filling in the blanks with the provided options. This activity is #24 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
ELL Intermediate Baseline Diagnostic (Pre)
Assess intermediate English Language Learners on skills like choosing between prepositions, article usage, and possessive pronouns.
For, To & With - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #9 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
For, To & With - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #9 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Negating Simple Future Tense - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice negating future tense by filling in the blanks with some of the provided options. This activity is #17 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Negating Simple Future Tense - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice negating future tense by filling in the blanks with some of the provided options. This activity is #17 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Possessive Pronouns - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice using possessive pronouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns. This activity is #4 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Possessive Pronouns - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice using possessive pronouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided pronouns. This activity is #4 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Possessive Pronouns & Singular Nouns - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between singular and possessive pronouns and nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #6 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Possessive Pronouns & Singular Nouns - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between singular and possessive pronouns and nouns by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #6 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Days/Months - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between day and month-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #11 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Days/Months - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between day and month-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #11 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #13 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #13 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions - Mixed Topics 3
Students practice choosing between prepositions by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #14 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions - Mixed Topics 4
Students practice choosing between prepositions by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #14 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Times/Seasons - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between time and season-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #12 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Times/Seasons - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between time and season-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #12 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Vehicles - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between vehicle-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #10 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Prepositions & Vehicles - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between vehicle-related prepositions by filling in the blank with one of the provided prepositions. This activity is #10 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Articles - A Family Hike
Students choose the correct article from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #23 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Articles - A Science Fair
Students choose the correct article from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #22 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Articles - A Trip to the Beach
Students choose the correct article from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #22 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Articles - Grandma's Garden
Students choose the correct article from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #23 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Possessive Pronouns & Singular Nouns - A New Classmate
Students choose the correct possessive pronouns or singular nouns from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #7 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Possessive Pronouns & Singular Nouns - Being a Chef
Students choose the correct possessive pronouns or singular nouns from the underlined choices throughout a text. This activity is #7 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Prepositions - A School Dance
Students correct preposition errors within a text.The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #15 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Prepositions - Hiking
Students correct preposition errors within a text. The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #15 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Questions - Field Trip to the Zoo
Students correct question word errors within a text.The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #27 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Questions - Working at the Zoo
Students correct question word errors within a text.The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #27 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Simple Future Tense - A Soccer Game
Students correct future tense errors within a text. The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #19 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Simple Future Tense - A Trip to the Pocono Mountains
Students correct future tense errors within a text.The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #19 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Simple Subject-Verb Agreement - Morning Routine
Students correct subject-verb agreement errors within a text. The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #3 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Proofreading Simple Subject-Verb Agreement - Waking Up
Students correct subject-verb agreement errors within a text.The errors in the text are underlined. This activity is #3 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Simple Future Tense - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice using simple future tense by rewriting sentences and changing the verbs. This activity is #16 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Simple Future Tense - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice using simple future tense by rewriting sentences and changing the verbs. This activity is #16 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Simple Present vs. Future - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between present and future tense by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #18 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Simple Present vs. Future - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between present and future tense by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #18 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Singular Possessive Nouns - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between singular and singular possessive nouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided options. This activity is #5 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Singular Possessive Nouns - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between singular and singular possessive nouns by filling in the blank with one of the provided options. This activity is #5 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Subject-Verb Agreement - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice writing with subject-verb agreement by filling in the blank with one of the provided verbs. This activity is #1 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Subject-Verb Agreement - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice writing with subject-verb agreement by filling in the blank with one of the provided verbs. This activity is #1 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Subject-Verb Agreement - Mixed Topics 7
Students practice writing with subject-verb agreement by filling in the blank with one of the provided verbs. This activity is #2 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Subject-Verb Agreement - Mixed Topics 8
Students practice writing with subject-verb agreement by filling in the blank with one of the provided verbs. This activity is #2 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Who, What, When, & Where Questions - Mixed Topics 1
Students practice choosing between questions words by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #25 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Who, What, When, & Where Questions - Mixed Topics 2
Students practice choosing between questions words by rewriting sentences using the correct underlined option. This activity is #25 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Word Order in Questions - Mixed Topics 5
Students practice question word order by filling in the blanks at the beginning of questions. This activity is #26 in the ELL Intermediate Baseline recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Baseline diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.
Word Order in Questions - Mixed Topics 6
Students practice question word order by filling in the blanks at the beginning of questions. This activity is #26 in the ELL Intermediate Growth recommendation sequence. This activity can be assigned separately, but if it's assigned as part of ELL Intermediate Growth diagnostic recommendations, we recommend for students to complete the activities in the suggested order.