Your student will discover one little word can make a big difference in a sentence!
Negatives are mostly the “no” words, such as no, not, and never, along with contractions, like don’t and won’t. Some adverbs, like barely and seldom, are treated as negatives. Students may often misuse negatives in writing, especially by using double negatives, or two negative words in a sentence. The worksheets below will help your youngster use these important “no” words correctly. To view a particular worksheet or to download it, click on the title below. These are free for you to use at school or at home.
In this worksheet, your student is asked to rewrite sentences with double negatives two different ways.
Nightmares turn to pleasant dreams when double negatives are corrected!
Here’s a spooky worksheet on removing double negatives in sentences!
This worksheet lays the groundwork for understanding double negatives in sentences.