Student’s Grammar Resource Guide

April 12, 2018
No matter what sort of job you might want to have when you grow up, you’ll need to get an education that includes knowing how to read, write, and speak well so that you can communicate with others. There are a lot of rules for how to do this, so it’s easy to feel confused about things like grammar and punctuation. But once you learn the basic rules about how to use nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs, you’ll be well on your way to being a grammar pro. Being able to write well also means being able to use punctuation correctly, knowing how to form sentences, and writing sentences that are interesting. To learn all about grammar, you can do lots of things, such as filling in worksheets or testing what you know by taking quizzes. You can also play games and do other kinds of activities, either alone or with friends. With a little effort, you’ll soon get better at writing and speaking, which are skills that you’ll use for your whole life, from earning a college degree to writing letters or emails as part of your career.

  • Synonym Scramble: Learn all about synonyms, which are words that mean almost the same thing. This fun game will help you remember these special words.
  • Less vs. Fewer Worksheet (PDF): If you’ve ever felt confused about whether you should use “less” or “fewer” in a sentence, this worksheet will help you remember which one to use.
  • Form a Cool Sentence: Print out this worksheet and make a sentence about penguins.
  • Grammar and Mechanics Worksheets (PDF): As you work through these pages, you’ll learn what the different parts of speech are and how to use them.
  • Noun Quiz: See how much you know about nouns by taking a fast quiz about proper and common nouns.
  • Identifying Verbs and Nouns (PDF): Read the words on this worksheet and decide which ones are verbs and which ones are nouns.
  • Grammar Blast Game: Test how much you know about the parts of a sentence with these questions.
  • The Grammar Gorillas: To play this game, pick out the right part of each sentence to feed bananas to a gorilla.
  • Grammar and Punctuation Worksheets (PDF): Build your grammar skills with the worksheets in this packet.
  • The Punctuation Game: See how much you know about punctuation by adding punctuation marks to these sentences.
  • English Grammar Worksheets (PDF): These worksheets cover just about everything about English, starting with the alphabet and working up to things like nouns and verbs and how to make full sentences.
  • Pre-Lesson Grammar Worksheets (PDF): You’ll learn all about verb tenses and more in the pages of this workbook.
  • Adjectives and Adverbs (PDF): Read the sentences and circle the adverbs or adjectives in each.
  • Level 2 Smash Grammar (PDF): These worksheets are fun, and you’ll learn about punctuation, verbs, nouns, and more while you fill them in.
  • Adverb Action: To play this adverb game, you will see a selection of words, and you will need to choose the ones that are adverbs.
  • Parts of Speech Game: Play this game to learn all about the different parts of speech, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.
  • Printable Grammar Game (PDF): Print this sheet, cut out the squares, and then use it to play a matching game to help you remember when to use words that sound the same and can be confusing, such as “there,” “their,” and “they’re.”
  • Capitalization Quiz: To take this quiz, decide whether the capitalization of each sentence is wrong or right.
  • Pronouns Test: See how much you know about pronouns by taking this simple test.
  • Commas Quiz: This short quiz will help you learn where to put commas in sentences.
  • Singular vs. Plural Nouns: Learn whether to use “a” or “an” before a singular noun, then find out about how to make these nouns plural.
  • Adjective Search (PDF): Read the paragraph of text on this worksheet, and then find the adjectives and write them in the boxes below.
  • Starter Classroom Activities (PDF): These fun and colorful worksheets can help you learn all about grammar, punctuation, verb tenses, and more.
  • Grammar Practice Book (PDF): Fill in these worksheets to learn about sentences, word parts, punctuation, and spelling.
  • They’re, There, and Their (PDF): If you’ve ever felt confused about using the words “their,” “they’re,” and “there,” then this lesson will help you.
  • Sentence-Building Activities (PDF): Do this worksheet to get better at making correct and interesting sentences.
Originally published at Maryville University website.