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Grammar Boot Camp







Practice and Review Games and Activities

The following learning, practice and review games and activities are specifically designed to offer students opportunities to engage in technology in a meaningful way that helps them grow in the core subject of English Language Arts.  These games may, in part, be utilized in the Grammar Boot Camp unit of study which is based upon the following State of California English Language Arts Content Standards:

English Language Arts Content Standards
1.0 Written and Oral English-Language Conventions
Students write and speak with a command of standard English conventions.
1.1  Demonstrate control of grammar, diction, and paragraph and sentence structure and an understanding of English usage.
1.2  Produce legible work that shows accurate spelling and correct punctuation and capitalization.

- Mr. Cottom, Grammar Boot Camp Instructor 



Vocabulary Workshop
A helpful online resource for learning vocabulary prefixes, suffixes, and roots.

Obstacle 1

Word Search for Prefixes
A fun way to practice recognizing prefixes.

Obstacle 2

Matching - Prefix Skills
A fun way to practice learning prefix meanings.

Obstacle 3

Matching - Roots and Prefixes
A fun way to practice learning the meanings of roots and prefixes.

Obstacle 4

Flashcards - Prefix Skills
A fun way to practice flashcards online.  *Note this activity uses common prefixes and may not include prefixes included on a specific quiz or test.

Obstacle 5

Rooting out Words
A fun way to practice recognizing word roots!

Obstacle 6

Word Safari!
Learn new vocabulary while surfing the net on this "Word Safari." 

Obstacle 7


Plural Girls
A fun way to practice the plural forms of words.  *A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 8

Homographs
Homographs are words with more than one definition.  Guess which homograph is being described in this fun game.

Obstacle 9

Spelling Bee
A fun way to practice your knowledge of spelling.

Obstacle 10

Idioms
A fun way to practice identification of idioms.


Obstacle 11

Grammar Slammer
This online help file has a wonderful collection of useful grammar, punctuation, capitalization, letter writing examples, and MUCH more.  A great resource to help check your work when you are unsure or "something doesn't sound right."

Obstacle 12

Grammar Gorillas
A fun way to practice the use and identification of grammar.  *A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 13

Grammar Bytes
A fun electronic resource for students to review and practice grammar.*A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 14

Matching - Parts of Speech
A fun way to learn, practice and review the parts of speech and what their function is in a sentence.

Obstacle 15

Rags to Riches
A fun way to practice identification of independent simple subject and predicate.  *A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 16

'ten HUT! - English Irregular Verbs
A fun way to practice learning the past tense of irregular English verbs.  *A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 17

Sentence Types
A fun way to practice identifying the different types of sentences.

Obstacle 18

Run-ON Private!
A fun way to learn to identify the difference between complete sentences and run-on sentences.*A part of Grammar Boot Camp.

Obstacle 19

Parallel Structures
Test your skills in this online QUIZ on parallel construction.

 

Obstacle 20

Parallel Structures
Who let the dogs out? Woof, woof.

 

 

Grammar Boot Camp



English Language Arts Content Standards
1.0 Written and Oral English-Language Conventions
Students write and speak with a command of standard English conventions.
1.1  Demonstrate control of grammar, diction, and paragraph and sentence structure and an understanding of English usage.
1.2  Produce legible work that shows accurate spelling and correct punctuation and capitalization.

 

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Active Voice 

Prepositionitis 

Avoiding trite language 

 

 

 



 

Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 1 (Phrases & Clauses)
 
Clauses 
 
 
 
 
Phrases
 
 
QUIZ 2 

 



 

Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 2 (Sentence Patterns)
 
 
 
 




Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 3 (Correcting Fragments & Run-Ons)

 

QUIZ 1 

QUIZ 2 

QUIZ 3 

QUIZ 4

QUIZ 5 

QUIZ 6 

QUIZ 7 

Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 4 (Using Punctuation Correctly)
 
 
 


Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 3 (Fragments, Run-Ons & Comma Splices)
Grammar Boot Camp Exercise 3 (Fragments, Run-Ons & Comma Splices)

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