Grammar

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Year 2 skills

  1. L.1 Identify statements
  2. L.2 Identify questions
  3. L.3 Identify exclamations
  4. L.4 Identify commands
  5. L.6 Statement, question, command or exclamation?
  6. L.8 Is it the naming or action part of the sentence?
  7. L.9 Find the complete sentences
  8. L.10 Complete the sentence
  9. L.11 Unscramble the words to make a complete sentence
  10. M.1 Is the noun a person, animal, place or thing?
  11. M.2 Complete the sentence with a noun to match the picture
  12. M.3 Select the nouns
  13. M.4 Identify nouns in a sentence
  14. M.5 Sort common and proper nouns
  15. M.6 Identify proper nouns
  16. M.8 Form regular plurals with -s and -es
  17. M.12 Form the singular possessive
  18. N.1 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  19. N.2 Choose the correct personal pronoun
  20. N.3 Complete the sentence with the correct personal pronoun
  21. N.4 Choose the correct possessive pronoun
  22. N.5 Use the correct possessive pronoun
  23. O.1 Complete the sentence with an action verb to match the picture
  24. O.2 Identify action verbs
  25. O.3 Use action verbs
  26. O.4 One or more than one?
  27. O.5 Complete the sentence with the best verb
  28. O.6 Complete the sentence with the best subject
  29. O.7 Pronoun-verb agreement: Complete the sentence with the best verb
  30. O.8 Pronoun-verb agreement: Complete the sentence with the best subject
  31. O.9 Select the sentence that tells about the present
  32. O.10 Select the sentence that tells about the past
  33. O.11 Select the sentence that tells about the future
  34. O.12 Place sentences on a timeline
  35. O.13 Form and use the regular past tense
  36. O.14 Identify the irregular past tense
  37. O.16 Complete the verb with the ending that you hear
  38. O.17 Match the -ed and -ing sentences to the pictures
  39. O.18 To be: use the correct present tense form
  40. O.19 To be: use the correct past tense form
  41. O.20 To be: use the correct form
  42. O.21 To have: use the correct form
  43. P.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  44. P.2 Identify articles
  45. Q.1 Compare pictures using adjectives
  46. Q.4 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  47. Q.5 Identify adjectives
  48. Q.7 Identify comparative and superlative adjectives
  49. Q.8 Does the adjective compare two or more than two?
  50. R.1 Select the best preposition to match the picture
  51. R.2 Select the best preposition to complete the sentence
  52. S.1 Use conjunctions
  53. T.1 Match the contractions
  54. T.4 Complete the sentence with the correct contraction
  55. W.10 Use words with prefixes and suffixes

Year 3 skills

  1. K.1 Is the sentence a statement, question, command or exclamation?
  2. K.2 Identify the subject of a sentence
  3. K.3 Identify the predicate of a sentence
  4. K.4 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  5. K.5 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  6. K.6 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  7. L.1 Select the nouns
  8. L.2 Which word is a noun?
  9. L.3 Identify nouns
  10. L.4 Sort common and proper nouns
  11. L.5 Identify common and proper nouns
  12. L.6 Form regular plurals with -s and -es
  13. L.7 Use regular plurals with -s and -es
  14. L.9 Is the noun singular or plural?
  15. L.10 Form and use irregular plurals
  16. L.11 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  17. L.12 Form the singular or plural possessive
  18. L.13 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  19. M.1 Identify personal pronouns
  20. M.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  21. M.3 Replace the singular noun with a personal pronoun
  22. M.4 Replace the plural noun with a personal pronoun
  23. M.5 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  24. M.6 Choose the correct personal pronoun
  25. M.7 Identify possessive pronouns
  26. M.8 Use possessive pronouns
  27. M.9 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  28. M.10 Use reflexive pronouns
  29. N.1 Use action verbs
  30. N.2 Identify action verbs
  31. N.3 Identify helping verbs
  32. N.4 One or more than one?
  33. N.5 Use the correct subject or verb
  34. N.6 Pronoun-verb agreement
  35. N.7 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  36. N.8 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  37. N.9 Form and use the regular past tense
  38. N.10 Change the sentence to future tense
  39. N.11 Identify the irregular past tense I
  40. N.12 Identify the irregular past tense II
  41. N.13 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  42. N.14 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  43. N.15 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  44. N.16 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  45. N.17 Complete the word with the ending that you hear
  46. N.18 Match the -ed and -ing sentences to the pictures
  47. N.19 To be: use the correct present tense form
  48. N.20 To be: use the correct past tense form
  49. N.21 To be: use the correct form
  50. N.22 To have: use the correct form
  51. N.24 Is the sentence in the past, present or future tense?
  52. O.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  53. O.2 Identify articles
  54. P.2 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  55. P.3 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  56. P.4 Identify adjectives
  57. P.5 Identify comparative and superlative adjectives
  58. P.6 Does the adverb tell you how, when or where?
  59. P.7 Identify adverbs
  60. P.8 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  61. P.9 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  62. Q.1 Select the best preposition to match the picture
  63. Q.2 Select the best preposition to complete the sentence
  64. R.1 Use conjunctions
  65. S.3 Use pronoun-verb contractions
  66. S.4 Use contractions with "not"
  67. T.1 Capitalising the names of people and pets
  68. T.2 Capitalising days, months and holidays
  69. T.3 Capitalising the names of places and geographic features

Year 4 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence a statement, question, command or exclamation?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the complete predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  5. A.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  7. A.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  8. A.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  9. B.1 Which word is a noun?
  10. B.2 Identify nouns
  11. B.3 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  12. B.4 Identify common and proper nouns
  13. B.5 Form regular plurals with -s, -es and -ies
  14. B.6 Use regular plurals with -s, -es and -ies
  15. B.7 Is the noun singular or plural?
  16. B.8 Form and use irregular plurals
  17. B.9 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  18. B.10 Form the singular or plural possessive
  19. B.11 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  20. C.1 Identify personal pronouns
  21. C.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  22. C.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  23. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  24. C.5 Identify possessive pronouns
  25. C.6 Use possessive pronouns
  26. C.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  27. C.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  28. D.1 Use action verbs
  29. D.2 Identify action verbs
  30. D.3 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  31. D.4 Is the subject singular or plural?
  32. D.5 Use the correct subject or verb
  33. D.6 Pronoun-verb agreement
  34. D.7 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  35. D.8 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  36. D.9 Form and use the regular past tense
  37. D.10 Identify the irregular past tense I
  38. D.11 Identify the irregular past tense II
  39. D.12 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  40. D.13 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  41. D.14 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  42. D.15 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  43. D.16 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 5
  44. D.17 To be: use the correct form
  45. D.18 To have: use the correct form
  46. D.19 Is the sentence in the past, present or future tense?
  47. D.20 Change the sentence to future tense
  48. E.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  49. E.2 Use the correct article: a, an or the
  50. E.3 Identify articles
  51. F.1 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  52. F.2 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  53. F.3 Identify adjectives
  54. F.4 Does the adverb tell you how, when or where?
  55. F.5 Identify adverbs
  56. F.6 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  57. F.7 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  58. F.8 Use adjectives to compare
  59. F.9 Spell adjectives that compare
  60. F.10 Use adverbs to compare
  61. G.1 Identify prepositions
  62. G.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  63. G.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  64. G.4 Prepositions: review
  65. H.1 Use coordinating conjunctions
  66. H.2 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  67. H.3 Use subordinating conjunctions
  68. H.4 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  69. I.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  70. I.2 Contractions with "not"
  71. J.1 Commas with direct addresses and after introductory words
  72. J.2 Capitalising the names of people and pets and titles of respect
  73. J.3 Capitalising days, months and holidays
  74. J.4 Capitalising the names of places and geographic features

Year 5 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the complete predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  5. A.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  7. A.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  8. A.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  9. B.1 Which word is a noun?
  10. B.2 Identify nouns
  11. B.3 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  12. B.4 Identify common and proper nouns
  13. B.5 Form regular plurals with -s, -es and -ies
  14. B.6 Use regular plurals with -s, -es and -ies
  15. B.7 Form regular plurals with -s, -es, -ies and -ves
  16. B.8 Use regular plurals with -s, -es, -ies and -ves
  17. B.9 Is the noun singular or plural?
  18. B.10 Form and use irregular plurals
  19. B.11 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  20. B.12 Form the singular or plural possessive
  21. B.13 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  22. C.1 Identify personal pronouns
  23. C.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  24. C.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  25. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  26. C.5 Identify possessive pronouns
  27. C.6 Use possessive pronouns
  28. C.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  29. C.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  30. C.9 Identify relative pronouns
  31. C.10 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  32. C.11 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  33. D.1 Use action verbs
  34. D.2 Identify action verbs
  35. D.3 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  36. D.4 What does the modal verb show?
  37. D.5 Use the correct modal verb
  38. D.6 Is the subject singular or plural?
  39. D.7 Use the correct subject or verb
  40. D.8 Pronoun-verb agreement
  41. D.9 Use the correct subject or verb – with compound subjects
  42. D.10 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  43. D.11 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  44. D.12 Form and use the regular past tense
  45. D.13 Identify the irregular past tense
  46. D.14 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  47. D.15 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  48. D.16 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  49. D.17 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  50. D.18 To be: use the correct form
  51. D.19 To have: use the correct form
  52. D.20 Is the sentence in the past, present or future tense?
  53. D.21 Change the sentence to future tense
  54. D.22 Use the progressive verb tenses
  55. D.23 Form the progressive verb tenses
  56. D.24 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  57. D.25 Use the perfect verb tenses
  58. D.26 Form the perfect verb tenses
  59. E.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  60. E.2 Use the correct article: a, an or the
  61. E.3 Identify articles
  62. F.1 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  63. F.2 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  64. F.3 Identify adjectives
  65. F.4 Order adjectives
  66. F.5 Does the adverb tell you how, when or where?
  67. F.6 Identify adverbs
  68. F.7 Use relative adverbs
  69. F.8 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  70. F.9 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  71. F.10 Use adjectives to compare
  72. F.11 Spell adjectives that compare
  73. F.12 Use adjectives with more and most
  74. F.13 Use adverbs to compare
  75. G.1 Identify prepositions
  76. G.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  77. G.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  78. G.4 Prepositions: review
  79. H.1 Use coordinating conjunctions
  80. H.2 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  81. H.3 Use subordinating conjunctions
  82. H.4 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  83. I.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  84. I.2 Contractions with "not"
  85. J.1 Commas with direct addresses and after introductory words
  86. J.2 Capitalising the names of people and pets and titles of respect
  87. J.3 Capitalising days, months and holidays
  88. J.4 Capitalising the names of places and geographic features
  89. J.5 Capitalising proper adjectives, nationalities and languages

Year 6 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  5. A.5 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  7. A.7 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  8. A.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  9. A.9 Is the sentence simple, compound or complex?
  10. B.1 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  11. B.2 Identify common and proper nouns
  12. B.3 Form plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o and y
  13. B.4 Form and use plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o and y
  14. B.5 Form plurals: review
  15. B.6 Form and use plurals: review
  16. B.7 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  17. B.8 Form the singular or plural possessive
  18. B.9 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  19. C.1 Identify personal pronouns
  20. C.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  21. C.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  22. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  23. C.5 Compound subjects and objects with personal pronouns
  24. C.6 Use possessive pronouns
  25. C.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  26. C.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  27. C.9 Identify relative pronouns
  28. C.10 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  29. C.11 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  30. D.1 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  31. D.2 What does the modal verb show?
  32. D.3 Use the correct modal verb
  33. D.4 Use the correct subject or verb
  34. D.5 Use the correct subject or verb – with compound subjects
  35. D.6 Is the sentence in the past, present or future tense?
  36. D.7 Form and use the regular past tense
  37. D.8 Form and use the irregular past tense
  38. D.9 Form and use the simple past, present and future tense
  39. D.10 Correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  40. D.11 Use the progressive verb tenses
  41. D.12 Form the progressive verb tenses
  42. D.13 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  43. D.14 Use the perfect verb tenses
  44. D.15 Form the perfect verb tenses
  45. E.1 Identify adjectives
  46. E.2 Order adjectives
  47. E.3 Identify adverbs
  48. E.4 Use relative adverbs
  49. E.5 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  50. E.6 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  51. E.7 Use adjectives to compare
  52. E.8 Spell adjectives that compare
  53. E.9 Use adjectives with more and most
  54. E.10 Use adverbs to compare
  55. F.1 Identify prepositions
  56. F.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  57. F.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  58. F.4 Prepositions: review
  59. G.1 Use coordinating conjunctions
  60. G.2 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  61. G.3 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  62. G.4 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  63. G.5 Fill in the missing correlative conjunction
  64. H.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  65. H.2 Contractions with "not"
  66. I.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words and interjections
  67. I.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  68. I.3 Correct capitalisation errors

Year 7 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  5. A.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  7. A.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  8. A.8 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  9. A.9 Is the sentence simple, compound or complex?
  10. B.1 Identify common and proper nouns
  11. B.2 Form plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o and y
  12. B.3 Form and use plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o and y
  13. B.4 Form plurals: review
  14. B.5 Form and use plurals: review
  15. B.6 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  16. B.7 Form the singular or plural possessive
  17. B.8 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  18. C.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  19. C.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  20. C.3 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  21. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  22. C.5 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  23. C.6 Use possessive pronouns
  24. C.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  25. C.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  26. C.9 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  27. C.10 Identify relative pronouns
  28. C.11 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  29. C.12 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  30. C.13 Identify vague pronoun references
  31. C.14 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  32. D.1 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  33. D.2 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  34. D.3 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  35. D.4 What does the modal verb show?
  36. D.5 Use the correct modal verb
  37. D.6 Use the correct subject or verb
  38. D.7 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  39. D.8 Irregular past tense: review
  40. D.9 Simple past, present and future tense: review
  41. D.10 Correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  42. D.11 Use the progressive verb tenses
  43. D.12 Form the progressive verb tenses
  44. D.13 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  45. D.14 Use the perfect verb tenses
  46. D.15 Form the perfect verb tenses
  47. E.1 Identify adjectives
  48. E.2 Order adjectives
  49. E.3 Identify adverbs
  50. E.4 Use relative adverbs
  51. E.5 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  52. E.6 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  53. E.7 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  54. E.8 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  55. E.9 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  56. E.10 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  57. F.1 Identify prepositions
  58. F.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  59. F.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  60. F.4 Prepositions: review
  61. G.1 Use coordinating conjunctions
  62. G.2 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  63. G.3 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  64. G.4 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  65. G.5 Fill in the missing correlative conjunction
  66. H.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  67. H.2 Contractions with "not"
  68. I.1 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  69. I.2 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections and interrupters
  70. I.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  71. I.4 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  72. I.5 Use dashes
  73. I.6 Correct capitalisation errors

Year 8 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  5. A.5 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  7. A.7 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  8. A.8 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  9. A.9 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  10. A.10 Identify prepositional phrases
  11. A.11 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  12. A.12 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  13. A.13 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  14. A.14 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  15. B.1 Form and use plurals: review
  16. B.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  17. B.3 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  18. B.4 Form the singular or plural possessive
  19. B.5 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  20. C.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  21. C.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  22. C.3 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  23. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with 'I' and 'me'
  24. C.5 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  25. C.6 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  26. C.7 Use reflexive pronouns
  27. C.8 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  28. C.9 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  29. C.10 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  30. C.11 Identify vague pronoun references
  31. C.12 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  32. D.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  33. D.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  34. D.3 Correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  35. D.4 Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  36. D.5 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  37. D.6 Irregular past tense: review
  38. D.7 Simple past, present and future tense: review
  39. D.8 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  40. D.9 Form the progressive verb tenses
  41. D.10 Form the perfect verb tenses
  42. E.1 Identify adjectives
  43. E.2 Order adjectives
  44. E.3 Identify adverbs
  45. E.4 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  46. E.5 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  47. E.6 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  48. E.7 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  49. E.8 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  50. E.9 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  51. F.1 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  52. F.2 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections and interrupters
  53. F.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  54. F.4 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  55. F.5 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  56. F.6 Use semicolons, colons and commas with lists
  57. F.7 Use dashes
  58. F.8 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  59. F.9 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  60. F.10 Correct capitalisation errors
  61. L.2 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  62. L.3 Use parallel structure
  63. L.5 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  64. L.6 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  65. L.7 Are the modifiers used correctly?

Year 9 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  3. A.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  4. A.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  5. A.5 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
  6. A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  7. A.7 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  8. A.8 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment or a run-on?
  9. A.9 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  10. A.10 Identify prepositional phrases
  11. A.11 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  12. A.12 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  13. A.13 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  14. A.14 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  15. B.1 Form and use plurals: review
  16. B.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  17. B.3 Identify plurals, singular possessives and plural possessives
  18. B.4 Form the singular or plural possessive
  19. B.5 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  20. B.6 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  21. C.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  22. C.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  23. C.3 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  24. C.4 Compound subjects and objects with 'I' and 'me'
  25. C.5 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  26. C.6 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  27. C.7 Use reflexive pronouns
  28. C.8 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  29. C.9 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  30. C.10 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  31. C.11 Identify vague pronoun references
  32. C.12 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  33. D.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  34. D.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  35. D.3 Correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  36. D.4 Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  37. D.5 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  38. D.6 Irregular past tense: review
  39. D.7 Simple past, present and future tense: review
  40. D.8 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  41. D.9 Form the progressive verb tenses
  42. D.10 Form the perfect verb tenses
  43. D.11 Identify active and passive voice
  44. D.12 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  45. D.13 Identify participles and what they modify
  46. D.14 Identify gerunds and their functions
  47. D.15 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  48. E.1 Identify adjectives
  49. E.2 Order adjectives
  50. E.3 Identify adverbs
  51. E.4 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  52. E.5 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  53. E.6 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  54. E.7 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  55. E.8 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  56. E.9 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  57. F.1 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  58. F.2 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections and interrupters
  59. F.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  60. F.4 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  61. F.5 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  62. F.6 Use semicolons, colons and commas with lists
  63. F.7 Use dashes
  64. F.8 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  65. F.9 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  66. F.10 Correct capitalisation errors
  67. L.2 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  68. L.3 Use parallel structure
  69. L.5 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  70. L.6 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  71. L.7 Are the modifiers used correctly?

Year 10 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify sentence fragments
  3. A.3 Identify run-on sentences
  4. A.4 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  5. A.5 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  6. A.6 Identify prepositional phrases
  7. A.7 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  8. A.8 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  9. A.9 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  10. A.10 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  11. B.1 Form and use plurals: review
  12. B.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  13. B.3 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  14. B.4 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  15. C.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  16. C.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  17. C.3 Pronouns after 'than' and 'as'
  18. C.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with 'who'
  19. C.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  20. C.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  21. C.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  22. C.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  23. D.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  24. D.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  25. D.3 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  26. D.4 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  27. D.5 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  28. D.6 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  29. D.7 Form the progressive verb tenses
  30. D.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
  31. D.9 Identify active and passive voice
  32. D.10 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  33. D.11 Identify participles and what they modify
  34. D.12 Identify gerunds and their functions
  35. D.13 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  36. E.1 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  37. E.2 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  38. E.3 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  39. E.4 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  40. F.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, interrupters and antithetical phrases
  41. F.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  42. F.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  43. F.4 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  44. F.5 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  45. F.6 Use semicolons, colons and commas with lists
  46. F.7 Semicolons, colons and commas review
  47. F.8 Use dashes
  48. F.9 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  49. F.10 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  50. F.11 Correct capitalisation errors
  51. L.2 Avoid double, illogical and unclear comparisons
  52. L.3 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  53. L.4 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  54. L.5 Use parallel structure
  55. L.7 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  56. L.8 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  57. L.9 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  58. M.5 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  59. M.6 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  60. M.7 Correct errors in everyday use

Year 11 skills

  1. A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory?
  2. A.2 Identify sentence fragments
  3. A.3 Identify run-on sentences
  4. A.4 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  5. A.5 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  6. A.6 Identify prepositional phrases
  7. A.7 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  8. A.8 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  9. A.9 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  10. A.10 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  11. B.1 Form and use plurals: review
  12. B.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  13. B.3 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  14. B.4 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  15. C.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  16. C.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  17. C.3 Pronouns after 'than' and 'as'
  18. C.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with 'who'
  19. C.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  20. C.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  21. C.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  22. C.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  23. D.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  24. D.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  25. D.3 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  26. D.4 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  27. D.5 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  28. D.6 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  29. D.7 Form the progressive verb tenses
  30. D.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
  31. D.9 Identify active and passive voice
  32. D.10 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  33. D.11 Identify participles and what they modify
  34. D.12 Identify gerunds and their functions
  35. D.13 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  36. E.1 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  37. E.2 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  38. E.3 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  39. E.4 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  40. F.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, interrupters and antithetical phrases
  41. F.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  42. F.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  43. F.4 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  44. F.5 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  45. F.6 Use semicolons, colons and commas with lists
  46. F.7 Semicolons, colons and commas review
  47. F.8 Use dashes
  48. F.9 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  49. F.10 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  50. F.11 Correct capitalisation errors
  51. L.2 Avoid double, illogical and unclear comparisons
  52. L.3 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  53. L.4 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  54. L.5 Use parallel structure
  55. L.7 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  56. L.8 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  57. L.9 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  58. M.5 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  59. M.6 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  60. M.7 Correct errors in everyday use

Year 12 skills

  1. A.1 Identify sentence fragments
  2. A.2 Identify run-on sentences
  3. A.3 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  4. A.4 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  5. A.5 Identify prepositional phrases
  6. A.6 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  7. A.7 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  8. A.8 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  9. A.9 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  10. B.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  11. B.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  12. B.3 Pronouns after 'than' and 'as'
  13. B.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with 'who'
  14. B.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  15. B.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  16. B.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  17. B.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  18. C.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  19. C.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  20. C.3 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  21. C.4 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  22. C.5 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  23. C.6 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  24. C.7 Form the progressive verb tenses
  25. C.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
  26. C.9 Identify participles and what they modify
  27. C.10 Identify gerunds and their functions
  28. C.11 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  29. D.1 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  30. D.2 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  31. D.3 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  32. D.4 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  33. E.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory elements, absolute phrases, interjections, interrupters and antithetical phrases
  34. E.2 Commas with compound, complex and compound-complex sentences
  35. E.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  36. E.4 Commas: review
  37. E.5 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  38. E.6 Join sentences with semicolons, colons and commas
  39. E.7 Use colons and commas to introduce lists, quotations and appositives
  40. E.8 Use semicolons and commas to separate items in a series
  41. E.9 Semicolons, colons and commas review
  42. E.10 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  43. E.11 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  44. E.12 Use dashes
  45. E.13 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  46. E.14 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  47. E.15 Correct capitalisation errors
  48. J.2 Avoid double, illogical and unclear comparisons
  49. J.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  50. J.4 Use parallel structure
  51. J.6 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  52. J.7 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  53. J.8 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  54. K.3 Use the correct frequently confused word
  55. K.4 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused words
  56. K.6 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  57. K.7 Correct errors in everyday use

Year 13 skills

  1. A.1 Identify sentence fragments
  2. A.2 Identify run-on sentences
  3. A.3 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  4. A.4 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  5. A.5 Identify prepositional phrases
  6. A.6 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  7. A.7 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  8. A.8 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
  9. A.9 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  10. B.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  11. B.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  12. B.3 Pronouns after 'than' and 'as'
  13. B.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with 'who'
  14. B.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  15. B.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which and that
  16. B.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  17. B.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  18. C.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  19. C.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives and predicate nouns
  20. C.3 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  21. C.4 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  22. C.5 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  23. C.6 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  24. C.7 Form the progressive verb tenses
  25. C.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
  26. C.9 Identify participles and what they modify
  27. C.10 Identify gerunds and their functions
  28. C.11 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  29. D.1 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  30. D.2 Good, better, best, bad, worse and worst
  31. D.3 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  32. D.4 Well, better, best, badly, worse and worst
  33. E.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory elements, absolute phrases, interjections, interrupters and antithetical phrases
  34. E.2 Commas with compound, complex and compound-complex sentences
  35. E.3 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  36. E.4 Commas: review
  37. E.5 Commas with non-restrictive elements
  38. E.6 Join sentences with semicolons, colons and commas
  39. E.7 Use colons and commas to introduce lists, quotations and appositives
  40. E.8 Use semicolons and commas to separate items in a series
  41. E.9 Semicolons, colons and commas review
  42. E.10 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  43. E.11 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  44. E.12 Use dashes
  45. E.13 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  46. E.14 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  47. E.15 Correct capitalisation errors
  48. J.2 Avoid double, illogical and unclear comparisons
  49. J.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  50. J.4 Use parallel structure
  51. J.6 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  52. J.7 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  53. J.8 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  54. K.5 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  55. K.6 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  56. K.7 Correct errors in everyday use