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Capitalization and Punctuation - Need some help getting your students to capitalize and punctuate correctly? Check out these ideas! source

Action Verbs - If you are trying to liven up your grammar lessons, try some of these creative ideas for action verbs. source

Parts of Speech Activities - These activities integrate two or more different parts of speech. These could be used to review and reinforce what has already been taught. source

Adjectives and Art - You can do Illustrated Words" to combine adjectives and artwork. Give the students a list of words that lend themselves to this project, and then supply them with materials...source

Capitals and ending punctuation - allow each studnet to "edit" with green and red pencils or markers/pens. They must re-read and circle all the "beginnings" of their sentences with green - it means to GO! The sentences is starting. They must re-read their work for all ending punctuation and...source

parts of speech - I also used colors to teach the parts of speech. And I LOVE diagraming sentences! I liked the colors because they can be expanded to include phrases and clauses. These are the colors I used...source

Action (Primary) - Introduce younger students to action verbs with this entertaining game source

Adjective? Whats an Adjective? - Working in small groups, students move about the room to examine pictures. They use only one word adjectives to describe what they see in them. source

Adjectives or Adverbs? - Basic rules for indentifying adjectives and adverbs source

Appetzing Adjectives - Have students practice using adjectives by spicing up restaurant menus from local restaurants source

Building Vocabulary with the Use of Adjectives (Primary) - When this activity is complete students will be able to identify and name adjectives on their own source

Coloring Language with Adverbs and Adjectives - By examing different paragraphs, students will be able to use adjectives and adverbs to improve their writing source

Contractions - Students use the computer to learn contractions through matching, concentration, and flashcards source

Creative Writing Using Comics - Teach your students about the rules of quotation marks using this lesson with comic strips source

Dancing Nouns - Lists several activities for students to complete after they have learned what nouns are source

Delicious Descriptive Adjectives - An online project that combines the skills of identifiying and using adjectives source

English Basics - Includes worksheets you can use in your classroom that relate to such topics as verbs, analogies, and nouns. Contains an answer key for teachers source

English Worksheets - Review a variety of skills with your students ranging from formulating sentences to understanding parts of speech source

Fantastic Pictures! - Use this art acitivity as a way to teach/review nouns and adjectives. Very easy to set up and can be used over and over again source

Football Based Punctuation Lessons - Transform your bulletin board into a football field and watch your classes get excited as you review language arts skills throughout the year source

Grammar War - Students compete against each other while they learn grammar and earn points for their team source

Guide To Grammar and Writing - Grammar and English usage, nearly fifty computer-graded quizzes, recommendations on writing and a way a to submit questions source

Lights-Camera-ACTION VERBS! - Help young students understand the concept of a verb through this unique lesson involving a camera source

Making Subjects & Verbs Agree - Teaches students to avoid problems in subject-verb agreements. Includes an excercise source

Newspaper Nouns - Working as a team, students use the newspaper to find different types of nouns which they group and label source

Online English Grammar - An advanced resource for learning the finer points of english grammar. Teacher reference source

Parts of Speech Poetry - An interesting way to review parts of speech through poetry. It will also help students understand synonyms source

Parts of Speech Review - Get your students actively involved in reviewing topics such as nouns, verbs, and complete sentences. Little preparation required source

Past Tense Verbs - A fairly concrete activity to help students understand the concept of past and present tense verbs source

Teaching Adjectives With Music - A hands-on activity that will help students see the purpose of adjectives source

The Power of Adjectives - This lesson helps to make the point of the usefulness of adjectives. A fun activity to try source

The Writing Group: Punctuation Made Simple - Topics include an overview on the importance of puctuation, and focuses in on the comma, colon, semicolon, apostraphe, and dash source

Things That Drive Me Bonkers - An on-line madlib! Students can fill in the requested parts of speech and then press the buttom to see their wacky tale source

Things We Have to Remember About Subject/Verb Agreement - A review of subject and verb agreement source

Unpack Some Adjectives (Primary) - Incorporates literature into the teaching of grammar. Great introductory exercise source

Using Comparisons in Writing - Study the comparitive and superlative forms of adjectives and then apply them to writing source

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