8th Grade Interactive Language Arts Skill Builders
Sentence Structure - CCSS L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
Links verified on 11/2/2015
- Exercises and Games
- Basic Sentence Parts - Lessons with interactive practice exercises on parts of speech. Scroll to the bottom of the page for activities: Identifying Basic Sentence Parts || Sentence Body Parts: Part 1 || Sentence Body Parts: Part 2 || Identifying Simple and Compound Subjects
- Fragments, Comma Splices & Run-ons - 20 multiple-choice and self-checking questions.
- Grammar Blast: The Sentence - Read the question and select the best answer choice.
- Planting Sentences - Read the sentence at the bottom and select the sign that best describes the sentence: complete sentence, sentence fragment or run-on sentence.
- Sentence Parts - 20 multiple-choice and self-checking questions.
- Sentence Sort - Choose the correct sentence structure (simple, compound or complex) to move along the game board.
- Sentence Structure - Three of the four items in each question contain run-ons, comma splices, or fragments. Which of the following word groups is grammatically correct?
- Sentence Structure Challenge - Read each sentence and decide if it is a simple, compound, complex or compound-complex sentence.
- Sentence Structure Practice Game - A "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" style game. Practice identifying simple, compound, complex, and compound/complex sentences. Then try another practice game.
- Sentence Types - Identify the type of sentence: interrogative, declarative, exclamatory or imperative.
- Tic-Tac-Toe - Click on a section of the board to get a question. Choose the correct type of sentence in the question (fragments, comma splices or run-ons).
- Practice Quizzes and Tests
- Combining Sentences - Combine all the sentences into one effective sentence containing only one independent clause in this online quiz. Then try Quiz Two and Quiz Three.
- Quiz: Parts of Speech - Ten multiple-choice questions, pop-up boxes show the answer. Also try Quiz #2.
- Quiz: Sentence Types - Select the option that best describes that sentence: simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence or compound-complex sentence. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Sentence Identification Quiz - Identify the sentence type of each sentence. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Sentence Quiz - Identify the sentence type of each sentence. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Sentence Structure Quiz - 24 multiple-choice and self-checking questions on simple, compound and complex sentences.
- Sentence Structure Review- Answer these questions and get feedback on answers identifying sentence structure.
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