Grammer Mania – Conjunctions

Copy these sentences in your notebook. Underline the conjunctions. Then indicate whether they are joining words, or groups of words (phrases), or complete ideas (clauses).
1. Apples and oranges are good for you.
2. It was a life and death situation.
3. Look under the table and in the closet
4. I wanted to travel quickly and cheaply, but I couldn’t get a ride.
5. We bought the tickets, so we went to the concert.
6. After we saw a deer, we drove to Doaktown.
7. Before he gets sicker, he should go to the doctor.
8. We sent you a full and complete refund when you asked for it.
9. We ran home because it was raining.
10. Until the snow melts, we will have to stay home.
Copy these sentences in your notebook and then underline the conjunctions.
1. Although she missed the bus, she and Lily still arrived on time.
2. Andy bought it because he liked it yet he never wore it.
3. Betty or Fran will bring the books which you wanted.
4. The waiter who served our lunch was really nice but slow.
5. I saw the nests that the robins built both on the porch and in the tree.
6. Until we see it, we won’t believe it.
7. If you are ready, we can leave so we will be on time.
8. When they had finished, they gave it to the teacher.
9. Roller blades and skateboards are very popular.
10. CDs are great because they have good quality sound.

Grammer Mania – Adjectives

A. Copy these sentences in your notebook and then underline the adjectives
1. The little girl ran along the dusty road.
2. Six delicious cookies were cooling on the rack.
3. The dark brown painted dripped on the new white carpet.
4. A rebeautiful red rose bloomed in a quiet corner of that flower garden.
5. The old curtains were torn and faded, and they flapped in the light breeze.
6. After a few hours, they arrived at the train station, nine miles from Minto.
7. The hockey arena is located on Water Street beside the steel mill.
8. They used paper plates for the annual picnic.
9. These apples are juicy and red.
10. The long summer months are usually hot and dry. 

Grammer Mania Lesson 2, Pronouns


Examine the sentences below. For each pronoun printed in bold type, think of a noun it could replace:
(The sentences that are in underline are the ones that I made up)
She saw  it when they bought it.
(e.g. Sue saw the dog when the boys bought the dog.
Everybody was glad when it was over.
 The class were happy when the race was over.
The candy that we gave them was made last year.
The candy that Lilly and I gave the Tennis Club was made last year.
What did you buy from them?
What did Grace bye for her friend.
It barked loudly and then wagged its tail.
The dog barked loudly and then wagged its brown tail.
Some of this is important to me.
Lots of this junk is important to Tamsyn.
When she heard herself on tape she was embarrassed.
When Lucy heard the voice on tape the girl was embarressed.
We were surprised when they did the laundry themselves.
The ladys were surprised when the men did the laundry all by there self.
Who bought those from you?
What student bought the cupcakes from the teacher.
Fill it up, please.
Fill the water bowl up, please
Many signed up, but few were chosen.
Heaps of workers signed up, but 10 were chosen.
We planted them, but the birds ate everything.
The nature group planted the flowers, but the birds ate the stem.
Copy these sentences into your notebook, and then underline all the pronouns you can find in this exercise.
1. Many of them came, but few stayed long.
2. Give everybody something to eat before they leave.
3. What did you bring with you?
4. Did they teach themselves how to speak German?
5. After she cut herself, she went for a tetanus shot.
6. All of those are expensive.
7. Who likes chocolate?
8. The stones on the beach were green, but these are pink.
9. None of us was frightened by that.
10. He gave her several bottles of this.
A. Copy these sentences into your notebook and then underline the pronouns.
1. Who told us that no one would be at the mall?
2. This belongs to her.
3. She never gave them any of it.
4. Phillip called to tell them about that.
5. What did you give him and his wife for Christmas?
6. We always welcome suggestions.
7. Mine was destroyed by the flood, but the insurance covered it.
8. Give me some!
9. They told about the hardships we survived.
10. Many told about the kindness of strangers.
B. Write 10 sentences of your own. Underline all the pronouns you used.
1.Her sister is bad.
2. Lilly had many of them.
3. We will always take care of her.
4. His homework was horrible.
5. If he did not go down the slide he would be a chicken.
6. They were scared if they were going to get in trouble.
7. She was really an elephant.
8. They put themselves in trouble.
9. What did she do?
10. He is naughty.

Grammer Mainia Project, Lesson 1

Activitie 1:
Exercise 1: Nouns
Underline all the nouns you can find or highlight. 
1. The dog chased the cat under the porch.
2. Muffins made with blueberries are delicious.
3. My daughter sold her computer to a friend.
4. Robert drove his car to Saint John and shopped for a new truck.
5. So much snow covered the roads, that even truck drivers pulled into motels.
6. The passengers on the ship witnessed the collision with the iceberg.
7. The Titanic sank in a few hours; many husbands and wives were separated.
8. Penguins live near the South Pole, but these birds aren’t bothered by the cold.
9. Many retired couples move to Florida where the weather is warmer.
10. Shediac is closer to the Confederation Bridge than Riverview is.
Do the same with these:
1. From the top of a small hill, we saw the Northumberland Strait.
2. The ocean was calm, and the clouds were beautiful.
3. Then, the little boats began to appear.
4. The fishermen were out checking their traps for lobster.
5. Many people in this area spend most of their lives on the sea.
6. Local markets are full of mussels, clams, scallops, and lobster.
7. In small villages, canneries prepare seafood for shipment to Japan.
8. When their boats are full, the fishermen return to their harbours for the night.
9. If the weather is good, their catch is usually large.
10. Storms make life on the water dangerous.
Write 10 sentences of your own. Highlight  all the nouns you used.
1. My cat is funny when he sleeps.
2. When I went swimming I got hungry.
3. If we have yummy dinner I will eat a lot of it.
4. If you had chocolate in front of you would you eat it?
5. On the weekend I read for the whole 2 days.
6. My name is Amelia.
7. Flowers are beautiful and coulorful.
8. As my mum was going to the gym I dropped the glass.
9. Today at school our teacher was not here.
10. My laptop takes a long time to load.