This worksheet spotlights semi-colons used with independent clauses.
Let’s substitute a semicolon for a coordinating conjunction!
Here’s some semicolon practice with using them with conjunctive adverbs.
In this worksheet, your student will analyze the setting in a scene from Dickens’ “Great Expectations.”
In this activity, your students will read an excerpt from “Shakespeare’s Henry V” and answer questions related to the topic.
Help your students improve their reading comprehension with this “Shakespeare’s Macbeth” activity.
Encourage your students in their reading comprehension skills with this “Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice” printable activity.
Students read from the first State of The Union address and re-write a portion using modren language.
Your student can compare different parts of the Constitution that relate to slavery.
Here’s a worksheet on how Poe’s uses structure to create tension in “The Pit and the Pendulum.”
Your student will read a stanza from Longfellow’s Pilgrim poem, “The Courtship of Miles Standish” and analyze the use of words.
This worksheet on informative writing asks your student to compare two people in history.
In this worksheet, your student will compare the writings of Ulysses S. Grant with a painting of the surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House.
This reading comprehension worksheet on a passage from “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is a great activity for Black History Month.
Your student will take the next step in understanding inference in this writing worksheet.
There are lots of reasons to use a colon!
When something seems to contradict itself but can still be true, we call it a paradox. Identifying a paradox can be confusing. Here is a free worksheet to print out for your students to complete. Examples of a paradox and fill in the blanks can give your students a headstart on mastering a paradox.
This inference worksheet spotlights text from “The Gift of the Magi.”
Students read a few paragraphs about the Magna Carta and write the main idea and two supporting ideas on the lines provided.
Your student is asked to name the function of the dependent clause in this worksheet.