High School Grammar Packets Bundle (Commas, Verb Tense, Active Voice, & More)

High School Grammar Packets Bundle (Commas, Verb Tense, Active Voice, & More)

This collection of grammar packets is a helpful resource for teaching composition at the high school level. Concepts covered include applying comma and semicolon rules, navigating verb tenses, writing in the active voice, and more. Answer keys for each resource are provided. Grammar Packet: Using Commas, Conjunctions, and Semicolons. This grammar packet covers 12 essential rules for using commas, semicolons, and conjunctions correctly. Students apply their understanding of these rules by making revisions to several sentences. This resource is recommended for high school students enrolled in composition classes emphasizing foundational writing skills. An answer key is included. Grammar Packet: Applying Verb Tenses (Emphasis on Irregular Verbs). This grammar packet includes explanations and examples of verbs in their principal parts with an emphasis on irregular verbs. Practices involve filling in blanks to correctly apply verb tenses. This resource is recommended for middle school students preparing for high school composition classes, as well as for high school students enrolled in composition courses emphasizing foundational writing skills. An answer key is included. Grammar Packet: Writing Numerals and Using Active Voice. This grammar packet covers 16 rules for writing numerals according to standard conventions. It also helps students practice using active voice (and word economy) by revising sentences written in passive voice. This resource is recommended for high school students enrolled in composition classes emphasizing foundational writing skills. An answer key is included. Grammar Packet: Resolving Common Word Usage Errors. This grammar-based resource covers 30 common word usage errors in high school writing and speaking. It is designed to help students recognize and apply standard usage principles in formal communications. This resource is recommended for high school students enrolled in composition classes emphasizing foundational writing skills. An answer key is included. Usage principles covered include the following: ♦ accept vs. except ♦ advice vs. advise ♦ affect vs. effect ♦ all ready vs. already ♦ all right vs. alright ♦ all together vs. altogether ♦ allusion vs. illusion ♦ among vs. between ♦ amount vs. number ♦ anyway vs. anyways ♦ being as/that vs. since ♦ beside vs. besides ♦ could/would/should have vs. could/would/should of ♦ couldn’t care less vs. could care less ♦ each other vs. one another ♦ enthusiastic vs. enthused ♦ farther vs. fewer ♦ fewer vs. less ♦ good vs. well ♦ imply vs. infer ♦ in vs. into ♦ its vs. it’s ♦ lay vs. lie ♦ lose vs. loose ♦ principal vs. principle ♦ regardless vs. irregardless ♦ supposedly vs. supposably ♦ than vs. then ♦ who vs. whom ♦ whose vs. who’s
inquiringmind44
High School Grammar Packet: Resolving Common Word Usage Errors

High School Grammar Packet: Resolving Common Word Usage Errors

This grammar-based resource covers 30 common word usage errors in high school writing and speaking. It is designed to help students recognize and apply standard usage principles in formal communications. This resource is recommended for high school students enrolled in composition classes emphasizing foundational writing skills. An answer key is included. Usage principles covered include the following: ♦ accept vs. except ♦ advice vs. advise ♦ affect vs. effect ♦ all ready vs. already ♦ all right vs. alright ♦ all together vs. altogether ♦ allusion vs. illusion ♦ among vs. between ♦ amount vs. number ♦ anyway vs. anyways ♦ being as/that vs. since ♦ beside vs. besides ♦ could/would/should have vs. could/would/should of ♦ couldn’t care less vs. could care less ♦ each other vs. one another ♦ enthusiastic vs. enthused ♦ farther vs. fewer ♦ fewer vs. less ♦ good vs. well ♦ imply vs. infer ♦ in vs. into ♦ its vs. it’s ♦ lay vs. lie ♦ lose vs. loose ♦ principal vs. principle ♦ regardless vs. irregardless ♦ supposedly vs. supposably ♦ than vs. then ♦ who vs. whom ♦ whose vs. who’s
inquiringmind44
NOUN PHRASE: BUNDLE

NOUN PHRASE: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on noun resources This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Types, Structure, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, comprehension, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Editing Checklist (for writing)

Editing Checklist (for writing)

I created this editing checklist for my students so that they can look over their writing, go through the checklist and make corrections, then they can put their initials in the column by each section. Students can even have a peer-partner look over their writing and make edit suggestions and put their initials in the column by each section as well. I like this checklist because it guides my students through their writing, and helps them be more accountable for the editing process. I adapted this writing checklist from the Lucy Caulkins writing program.
Mathster_Vakkas
Love and Relationships - Climbing My Grandfather

Love and Relationships - Climbing My Grandfather

A fully differentiated lesson that analyses the use of language within Climbing My Grandfather by Andrew Waterhouse. We look at how mountains can be used as metaphors for life, before focusing on the descriptions of the grandfather, Includes an analytical paragraph scaffold, differentiated activities and questions and engaging resources that will prepare KS4 students for AQA English Literature Paper 2. This lesson is also easily adaptable for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Love and Relationships - Singh Song

Love and Relationships - Singh Song

A fully differentiated lesson on Singh Song by Daljit Nagra that analyses how the narrator sees himself, his wife and his relationship to his parents and how they fit into his sense of identity. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
ADVERBIAL PHRASE: BUNDLE

ADVERBIAL PHRASE: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on adverbial phrases. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Types, Structure, Adverbs, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Persuasive Devices, Examples, Ideas, Sample Questions and More

Persuasive Devices, Examples, Ideas, Sample Questions and More

A huge 23 page document that gives you everything students need to write effective detailed and well developed persuasive pieces. It consists of definitions and a host of examples (most have between 10 and 20) of 31 persuasive devices which include more sophisticated techniques such as parallel structure, antanagogue, absurdity, weasel words, neologisms, allusion, delayed epithet, hypophora, distinction and metabasis. All of the better known devices such as rhetorical questions, emotive language etc are present as are examples of how to use punctuation for persuasive effect such as ellipsis and inverted commas. There is a list of 34 topics for debate followed by 13 AQA style GCSE Language Paper 2 Question 5s. Also provided are 14 ideas that students can choose between to build any argument around which will help them avoid repeating the same point in their writing. 10 mnemonics are included to help students remember these argument ideas. The resource ends with a handy checklist to aid students in ensuring their writing uses the conventions of a persuasive piece. This resource acts as an excelling addition to any scheme of learning or works very well alone. It is also a useful reference when focusing on specific skills with any age group.
elaine253
Love and Relationships - Before You Were Mine

Love and Relationships - Before You Were Mine

A fully differentiated lesson on Before You Were Mine by Carol Ann Duffy that analyses how the narrator sees her relationship with her mother, and how she feels her mother may have changed since she was born and the mother became ‘mine’. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Speaking and Listening KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

Speaking and Listening KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are practicing for their speaking and listening assessments. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
podmc002
Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS3 and KS4 students who are practicing for their English GCSEs. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS3 and KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
podmc002
English Language Paper 2 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

English Language Paper 2 AQA KS4 Takeaway Homework Menu

This takeaway homework menu is aimed at KS4 students who are studying GCSE English Language. The menu has differentiated tasks from Extra Mild through to Extra Hot and makes learning fun! The full KS4 homework takeaway menus are also available as a bundle.
podmc002
English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

10 KS4 takeaway homework menus specifically for KS4 schemes of learning. Each menu has a different takeaway restaurant from Mcdonalds to Wagamama and starts with “extra mild” through to “extra hot” to reach those high achievers. All menus contain 6 extracts relevant to the questions on the powerpoint slides that follow. See below for the list of work schemes covered: A Christmas Carol KS4 An Inspector Calls KS4 Language Paper 1 Language Paper 2 Macbeth KS4 Poetry Anthology- Power and Conflict Romeo and Juliet KS4 Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Unseen Poetry KS4
podmc002
Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

These checklists provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered year-by-year from Year 1-6. I provided these to teachers in my own school, who marked the individual elements of the curriculum as they were covered (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into the individual components to be taught, which is not always as self-explanatory as one would assume! It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Year 6 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

Year 6 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

This checklist provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered in Year 6. I offered this to teachers, who marked it off as they covered individual elements of the curriculum (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into individual components, which are not always self-explanatory. It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

A fully differentiated lesson on Mother any distance by Simon Armitage that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his mother, and how he reflects on his relationship as he prepares to leave home. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say what people are feeling. 3 levels of worksheets: Level 1: 1 key word sentence - What emotion? (e.g “sad”) Level 2: 2 Key word sentence .- who? + what emotion? (e.g "the boy is sad" Level 3: 3 Key work sentence - who? + what doing + what emotion? (e.g “The boy is feeling sad” 4 picture cards at each level 32 picture cards in total. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
The Quest - KS3 Creative Writing

The Quest - KS3 Creative Writing

An engaging creative writing scheme of work for KS3 (used for mixed ability). Students learn a range of key writing skills as they write their own adventure story called The Quest. Students focus on a range of different writing forms for each chapter. Full LTP included with each lesson numbered with a ppt. and linked resources.
ZoeMay26
ADJECTIVE PHRASE; BUNDLE

ADJECTIVE PHRASE; BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on adjective phrases. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Types, Structure, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
The Graveyard Book Novel Study

The Graveyard Book Novel Study

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. About the Novel: A perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association’s “Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book,” a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year. About the Resource: The pack has been designed in alignment with Common Core Reading Standards for Grade 7. The pack has been designed to cover five weeks, with assigned pages for reading, comprehension tasks and quotation and structure analysis. A link to an editable digital copy of the file on Google Slides for completing without printing is available with download.
erinbrasington
The Witches - Creative Writing

The Witches - Creative Writing

Three lessons about Roald Dahl’s The Witches suitable for KS3. One lesson is creative writing, the second is drama and the third compares two extracts about witches (fiction and non-fiction.) Differentiated resource.
Stacey1981
Literacy Writing Lesson

Literacy Writing Lesson

Creative writing lesson for primary school, using The Literacy Shed for inspiration. Self and peer checking included. https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
Stacyjoannewilson
Text Types Display

Text Types Display

Grammar posters to explain text types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with sentence types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Sentence Types Display

Sentence Types Display

Grammar posters to explain sentence types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Homophones Display

Homophones Display

Grammar posters to explain homophones. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and sentence types.
Stacyjoannewilson
Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

An extract from ‘About a Boy’. You could show students the clip for extra engagement! Can be used as cover or to enable students to focus on their reading comprehension and fully understand what they’re reading. Includes comprehension questions, inference, language and ‘evaluate’ questions leading nicely to Language Paper 1 (AQA) and Component 1 (Eduqas) Includes sentence starters for support and challenges to stretch and challenge.
lhowellpratt
Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Students really enjoyed this lesson! Said it was one of the funnest persuasive writing revision lessons they had ever done. An engaging starter exploring historical context. A starter selling a run-down house with persasive devices. An analysis of MLK speech (with differentiated questions). 3 (funny) scenarios whereby pupils must create short ‘talks’ and include specific success criteria focusing on purpose, audience, format and tone. A peer assessment plenary.
lhowellpratt
CLAUSES WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS: BUNDLE

CLAUSES WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS: BUNDLE

A bundle of 5 sets of worksheets with answers on clauses. This bundle includes exercises on: Clause Types Noun Clauses Adjective Clauses Adverbial Clauses Relative Clauses Teachers can use these task cards to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
RELATIVE CLAUSE: BUNDLE

RELATIVE CLAUSE: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on relative clauses. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Properties, Types, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Love and Relationships - Follower

Love and Relationships - Follower

A fully differentiated lesson on Follower by Seamus Heaney that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his father, as his father works as a farmer and he is the awkward nuisance as a child that follows him around. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

I love using ‘Amulet’ by the amazing Ted Hughes as a model for children’s poetry writing. Here are four sessions that explore this rich and powerful poem in creative ways. By the end of session 4, children will have created powerful poems of their own. Suitable for Key Stage 2. Objectives covered: Part 1 Understanding a poem I can discuss a poem in a group, listen carefully to others and build on my own ideas. I can explore the meaning of tricky words and phrases. I can infer what the poet may have been thinking. Part 2 Reciting a poem I can read using intonation to add meaning I can visualise a poem I can recite a poem from memory Part 3 Exploring nouns and noun phrases and gathering ideas I understand the terms noun and noun phrase I can use precise nouns and rich descriptive language Part 4 Creating poems of our own I can create a magical poem with patterns Your class will love creating poems in the style of Ted Hughes!
extra golden-time
Sentence Worksheets

Sentence Worksheets

A small collection of worksheets working through what a sentence is, simple, compound and complex sentences and how to use semi-colons/how not to comma splice. We use these as starters once a week.
rustyfeathers
English KS3 Takeaway Homework Menus

English KS3 Takeaway Homework Menus

16 KS3 takeaway homework menus specifically for KS3 schemes of learning. Each menu has a different takeaway restaurant from Mcdonalds to Subway and starts with “extra mild” through to “extra hot” to reach those high achievers. See below for the list of work schemes covered: A Christmas Carol An Inspector Calls Beginning the Bard (Introduction to Shakespeare) Blood Brothers Contemporary Novel Dystopian Literature Gothic Literature Literary Extracts and Creative Writing Macbeth KS3 Me Myself and I (Autobiographical) Of Mice and Men Poetry from Other Cultures Romeo and Juliet KS3 Unseen Poetry KS3 War Literature War Language
podmc002
ENGLISH AQA LANGUAGE PAPER'S 1 & 2 REVISION & STUDY GUIDE - How to answer every question

ENGLISH AQA LANGUAGE PAPER'S 1 & 2 REVISION & STUDY GUIDE - How to answer every question

This resource goes into depth about how to answer each question in both AQA Language Paper’s 1 and 2 and contains 9 detailed pages. I have thorough tips, tricks, examples and even time management recommendations. My students have done exceedingly well with these sheets and each technique has proved invaluable to them. Only useful for KS4. Please note the preview shows a very mixed overview of my resource, it is very organised and doesn’t look how TES have presented it.
joninkakashirules
KS3 English Language: Writing to Express a Point of View.

KS3 English Language: Writing to Express a Point of View.

Stand alone lesson which uses both reading and writing to consider how to answer the AQA English Language questions for Paper 2. Writing in a particular format and style is critical to Paper 2 and this lesson has been designed to show what an article for news story looks like on a particular topic. The two sources consider opposing points of view on an issue but both use similar techniques to express their respective stand points. Students are asked to consider the view points of both articles and to consider what a discursive text is and how to write in a balanced manner. The lesson covers the following aspects of writing for purpose, genre and audience: Discourse markers Persuasive techniques Structure Activities have been included.
Yomama1234