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Fun Subject and Predicate Activities for Upper Elementary

Looking for engaging ways to teach parts of a sentence? These fun subject and predicate activities will have your students engaged from the start.

Subjects and predicates can be a complex concept for students to understand, especially when you throw in the terms complete subject, complete predicate, simple subjects and simple predicates. However, it's important that students understand that each sentence much have each of these parts to be considered a complete sentence. Using engaging subject and predicate activities can not only make the lessons fun, but they will help the students master these terms in no time.

Fun Activities for Teaching Prepositions & Prepositional Phrases

Looking for fun and engaging activities for teaching prepositions and prepositional phrases? Your students will LOVE these!

Teaching prepositions and prepositional phrases is one of the most engaging grammar skills to teach. There are so many fun activities and resources available. From books to videos to tossing paper airplanes across the room, these activities are sure to create some memories while helping your students master the use of prepositions.

Tips and Tricks for Teaching Types of Sentences

Types of sentences anchor charts and other tricks to help students learn to identify exclamatory, interrogative, imperative, & declarative sentences.

Identifying types of sentences is a skill that is either introduced or reviewed at the beginning of the year in most elementary classrooms. When students are younger, they are introduced to the terms command, question, exclamation, and statement. As they get older, the terms change to include imperative, interrogative, exclamatory, and declarative, but these sure can be tricky to remember. Don't you agree?

Over the years, I have taught my students a few tricks to help them remember these new fancy terms and to help them identify these sentence types. 

Fun Ordering Adjectives Activities for Upper Elementary

Searching for some fun ordering adjectives activities for upper elementary students? Check out these engaging activities.

Which adjective goes first? Did that sound right? These are just some of the questions that arise when ordering adjectives in English. Although it can be tricky, there are some fun and engaging activities we can provide our students with that will help them master the order of adjectives. 

Nouns Verbs Adjectives Anchor Charts and Activities

Reintroduce nouns, verbs, adjectives, and other parts of speech to upper elementary students with quick and easy to make anchor charts.

Reviewing nouns, verbs, adjectives, and other parts of speech with students at the start of the school year can save teachers a lot of frustration later on. This is most apparent in upper elementary classrooms where students will be diving deeper into different categories of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives (such as comparative and superlative adjectives) and more. 

Taking the time to go over these parts of speech does not have to be complicated. A few anchor charts and a couple of activities will remind them of the terms and what they mean. 

Here are samples of nouns, verbs, and adjectives anchor charts and activities you can use with your fourth and fifth grade students to refresh their memory on these parts of speech.