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.

Using the Correct Negative

This worksheet lays the groundwork for understanding double negatives in sentences.