Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Daily Grammar: Lose vs. Loose

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

1. I am afraid that we might lose/loose the game.
2. I am trying to lose/loose weight.
3. My tooth is lose/loose; I need to go to the dentist.

1. lose
2. lose
3. loose

Monday, November 9, 2015

Lose vs. Loose

This mini poster will help you remember the difference.
You can download this mini poster for free on Teachers Pay Teachers.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Daily Grammar: Action Verbs

Identify the action verbs in the following sentences.

1. She ran to the store.
2. She ate a hamburger for dinner.
3. She lives in Connecticut.
4. She loves scary movies.
5. She laughed at the silly puupy.

1. ran
2. ate
3. lives
4. loves
5. laughed

5. I saw him yesterday.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Daily Grammar: To vs. Too

1. I went to/too the store yesterday.
2. This soup is to/too cold.
3. You need to/too forgive your sister.
4. Don't forget about me; I want to/too go to/too.
5. To/too whom much is given, much is expected.

1. to
2. too
3. to
4. too
5. to

Free Grammar Worksheet: They're, There, and Their

You can find this worksheet on Teachers Pay Teachers.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Daily Grammar It's vs. Its

Choose its or it’s

It’s= it is
Its shows ownership/possession.

1.     It’s/its raining outside.
2.     The United States is known for it’s/its wealth.
3.     Its/It’s time to go home.

1.     It’s
2.     its
3.   It's

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

There, They're, and Their

Chose the correct word to complete the sentence.

1. There/They’re/Their mother likes to shop at Piggly Wiggly.
2. There/They’re/Their going to Piggly Wiggly tomorrow.
3.There/They’re/Their cousin likes to shop there/they’re/their also.

1. Their
2. They’re
3. Their; there

Grammar Worksheet: Was and Were

This worksheet is great for students who struggle with using was and were correctly.
The worksheet can be found at Teachers Pay Teachers.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Nonfiction Article with Reading Comprehension Questions: Orcas

You can find this article at Teachers Pay Teachers.

Daily Grammar: Was and Were

Choose either was or were.

1.     They was/were going the store.
2.     The children was/were going to the movies.
3.     The dog was/were playing with the ball.
4.     April and Sharron was/were going to the store.
5.     The puppies hiding under the table was/were in trouble.

1. were
2. were
3. was
4. were 
5. were

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Free Thanksgiving Wordsearch Activity

I found this on Teachers Pay Teachers; check it out!

Free High Interest Short Story with Multiple Choice Questions

Free: For a limited time
At first, Scruffy is excited when he hears that his family is going on vacation.  However, he soon learns that he is not going with his family to the beach.

This story includes multiple-choice questions and a research activity.

Free Story is available for a limited time on Teachers Pay Teachers

Friday, October 30, 2015

Word of the Day: Cantankerous

Cantankerous-irritable; grouchy I know I look all cute and cuddly now, but I can be a cantankerous cat if you rub me the wrong way...

Daily Grammar: Editing


Correct the following paragraph:

It was a beautiful Fall afternoon. the leaves were begining to change colors. It was the perfect day, for running down a long country road

It was a beautiful fall afternoon.  The leaves were beginning to change colors.  It was the perfect day for running down a long country road.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Word of the Day: Abash

Abash: To embarrass
I was so abashed when my mother called me Pookie in public.

Daily Grammar: Editing

Correct the errors in the paragraph below:
orcas are also known as killer whales they are black on top, and white below.  Orcas can grow to more than 26 fet.  They weig about 10,000 pounds.  They like to eat Seals, Sea Lions Penguins, and whales. Orca’s are some interesting creatures.

 Corrected Paragraph
Orcas are also known as killer whales. They are black on top and white below.  Orcas can grow to more than 26 feet.  They weigh about 10,000 pounds.  They like to eat seals, sea lions, penguins, and whales.  Orcas are some interesting creatures.

Free High-Interest Short Story with questions: Cat and Pilar


Free (for a limited time) short story about how a caterpillar deals with his friend becoming a butterfly. It includes multiple choice questions and research questions.

Cat an

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Daily Grammar: Commas and Semicolons

Correct the following sentences by using a comma or a semicolon.

1. I am very sleepy so I am going to bed.
2. I am very sleepy I am going to bed.

1. I am very sleepy, so I am going to bed.
2. I am very sleep; I am going to bed.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Daily Grammar: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives

  Identify the nouns, pronouns, and adjectives

1.     Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world.
2.     They can live for a thousand years.
3.     I think they are magnificent!

1.     n=redwoods, tree, world; adj=tallest
2.     n=years; pn=they; adj=thousand
3.     pn=I, they; adj=magnificent

Monday, October 26, 2015

Daily Grammar Adjectives

Identify the adjectives and the nouns they modify.

1.     Fall is my favorite season.
2.     The leaves are gold and orange.
3.     The weather is crisp and cool.
4.     The sky is big and blue.
5.     Oh! Fabulous fall; I love you.

favorite modifies season
gold; orange modify leaves
crisp; cool modify weather
big; blue modify sky
fabulous modifies fall

Friday, October 23, 2015

Daily Grammar: Adjectives

 Identify the adjectives.
1.     Sausalito is a beautiful town in California.
2.     The town is surrounded by blue and green water.
3.     There are a lot of expensive stores and restaurants.
4.     Wow! It is such a lovely town.