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Use these practice activities to improve your English Language Arts Skills.
There are many sections below, including Abbreviations, Alphabetizing,
Contractions, Syllables, and more.
Teachers & Parents: It is recommended that students complete and master each activity before moving on to the next.

Abbreviations and Acronyms
Abbreviations 1
Identify common abbreviations used for Doctor (Dr.), Avenue (Ave.), etc...
Abbreviations 2
A collection of lesser-known abbreviations.



Alphabetizing
Alphabetizing 1
Alphabetize words by the first letter.
Alphabetizing 2
Alphabetize words by the first letter.
Alphabetizing 3
Alphabetize words by the second letter.
Alphabetizing 4
Alphabetize words by the second and third letter.

Alphabetizing 5
Alphabetize words by the first letter and beyond, with more words.


"a" or "an"
"a" or "an" 1
Determine whether the pronoun a, or an, is used in the sentence provided.
"a" or "an" 2
Determine whether the pronoun a, or an, is used in the sentence provided.
"a" or "an" 3
Determine whether the pronoun a, or an, is used in the sentence provided.

Capitalization
Capitalization 1
Identify the sentence where capitalization is used correctly.

Capitalization 5
Identify the sentence where capitalization is used correctly.

Capitalization 6
Identify the sentence where capitalization is used correctly.

Capitalization 7
Identify the sentence where capitalization is used correctly.


Commas & Conjunctions
Commas in a Series 1
Identify the sentence where commas are used correctly.

Conjunctions 1
Identify the sentence where the proper conjunction is used.

Conjunctions 2
Identify the sentence where the proper conjunction is used.


Contractions
Contractions 1
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.

Contractions 2
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.

Contractions 3
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.

Contractions 4
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.


Fantasy or Reality?
Contractions 1
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.

Contractions 2
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.

Contractions 3
Identify the contraction that is written correctly.


Multiple Meaning Words
Multiple Meaning Words 10
Choose the sentence where the word has the same meaning as in the example sentence.

Multiple Meaning Words 11
Choose the word that matches both phrases in the question.



Parts of Speech
Parts of Speech 1
Identify the word that is a noun or not a noun.

Parts of Speech 2
Identify the word that is a noun or a verb.

Common & Proper Nouns 1
Determine if the word is a common or proper noun.

Common & Proper Nouns 2
Determine if the word is a common or proper noun.

Adjectives 1
Identify the adjective in the sentence.

Adjectives 2
Identify the adjective in the sentence.

Adverbs 1
Identify the adverb in the sentence.

Adverbs 2
Identify the adverb in the sentence.

Adverbs 3
Identify the adverb in the sentence.

Adverbs 4
Identify the adverb in the sentence.

Noun or Verb? 1
Figure out, based on the context of the sentence, if the highlighted word is being used as a noun or a verb.

Noun or Verb? 2
Figure out, based on the context of the sentence, if the highlighted word is being used as a noun or a verb.

Noun or Verb? 3
Figure out, based on the context of the sentence, if the highlighted word is being used as a noun or a verb.

Noun or Verb? 4
Figure out, based on the context of the sentence, if the highlighted word is being used as a noun or a verb.

Possessive Nouns 1
Choose the answer with the correct spelling for the context of the sentence.

Possessive Nouns 2
Choose the answer with the correct spelling for the context of the sentence.

Verb Forms 1
Choose the correct form of the verb, i.e: look, looks, looked, looking, based on the context of the sentence

Verb Forms 2
Choose the correct form of the verb, i.e: look, looks, looked, looking, based on the context of the sentence

Verb Forms 3
Choose the correct form of the verb, i.e: look, looks, looked, looking, based on the context of the sentence


Syllables
Syllables 1
Count the distinct syllables in multisyllabic words.

Syllables 2
Count the distinct syllables in multisyllabic words.

Syllables 3
Count the distinct syllables in multisyllabic words.


Types of Sentences
Types of Sentences 1
Determine whether a sentence is a question, an exclamation, or a statement.

Types of Sentences 2
Determine whether a sentence is a question, an exclamation, or a statement.

Types of Sentences 3
Determine whether a sentence is a question, an exclamation, or a statement.

Types of Sentences 4
Determine whether a sentence is a complete, incomplete, or run-on sentence.

Types of Sentences 5
Determine whether a sentence is a complete, incomplete, or run-on sentence.

Types of Sentences 6
Determine whether a sentence is a complete, incomplete, or run-on sentence.

Types of Sentences 7
Determine whether a sentence is a declarative, an interrogative, exclamatory, or imperative.


Vocabulary
Reading Vocabulary 4A
Find the best synonym for the word in a phrase.

Word Meaning 1
Use context clues, apposition, and word structure to determine the meaning of words.

Word Meaning 2
Use context clues, apposition, and word structure to determine the meaning of words.