Major and Minor Works Quiz and Answer Key (for Teachers and Parents!)

 

I’ve been teaching Major and Minor Works in every class and every private writing student meeting for two weeks now–and I feel like a broken record!

 

(Since I was teaching so much about it, I have provided teaching for my blog readers too—did you see these:

1) Color Essay Video Teaching (lots of detailed instruction on Major and Minor Works in the video AND the free lesson)

2) 5 Tips for Major and Minor Works From Language Lady (Yes, I got carried away and made a slideshow about it too!)

3) Tricky Tricks Download–print these off for your students!)

 

 

(more…)

Punctuation Puzzle: Led vs. Lead & Alot vs. A lot

Punctuation Puzzle: Led vs. Lead, Alot vs A Lot

By Zac Kieser and Donna Reish

Today we have a PUNCTUATION PUZZLE—plus a couple of other errors for you to find!

 

The shepherd lead them to the brook and they drank alot, because they were very, hot, and thirsty.

 

Here is the answer with an explanation for each aspect below:

The shepherd led them to the brook, and they drank a lot because they were very hot and thirsty.

 

(more…)

Sit and Set Pop Quiz With Answer Key!




      Sit Down While I Set Up a Quiz For You!



Sit and rise have I’s–and lie does too.
“Coz these are things that I, all by myself, can do.
Set, raise, and lay are words that you choose
When each one has an object after it to use.

Fill in the blanks below with the correct forms/tenses of sit/set.
  1. She _________ down and wept when she heard the news.
  2. They _______ down.
  3. They _______ the plants out.
  4. They will be _______ the clothes out beforehand.
  5. Yesterday, he ________ down to rest.
  6. They will ________ the clothes out to dry.
  7. He _________ down.
  8. He is ____________ down.
  9. They will be _________ the clothes out beforehand.
  10. She has _________ the clothes out beforehand.
  11. They have __________ down.
  12. He has ____________ down.
  13. They __________ the trap to catch the bear.
  14. They are __________ down.
  15. They will ________ the tent up at .





ANSWER KEY:


  • She sat down and wept when she heard the news.
  • They sit down.(or sat)
  • They set the plants out.
  • They will be setting the clothes out beforehand.
  • Yesterday, he sat down to rest.
  • They will set the clothes out to dry.
  • He sits down.
  • He is sitting down.
  • They will be setting the clothes out beforehand.
  • She has set the clothes out beforehand.
  • They have sat down.
  • He has sat down.
  • They set the trap to catch the bear.
  • They are sitting down.
  • They will set the tent up at .
  • day 95: sit and set pop quiz—answer key

    Sit and rise have I’s–and lie does too.
    “Coz these are things that I, all by myself, can do.
    Set, raise, and lay are words that you choose
    When each one has an object after it to use.
    1. She sat down and wept when she heard the news.
    2. They sit down.(or sat)
    3. They set the plants out.
    4. They will be setting the clothes out beforehand.
    5. Yesterday, he sat down to rest.
    6. They will set the clothes out to dry.
    7. He sits down.
    8. He is sitting down.
    9. They will be setting the clothes out beforehand.
    10. She has set the clothes out beforehand.
    11. They have sat down.
    12. He has sat down.
    13. They set the trap to catch the bear.
    14. They are sitting down.
    15. They will set the tent up at .
    How did you do? 🙂 Rise and raise coming soon!

    day 94: sit and set pop quiz!

    Sit and rise have I’s–and lie does too.
    “Coz these are things that I, all by myself, can do.
    Set, raise, and lay are words that you choose
    When each one has an object after it to use.
    Fill in the blanks below with the correct forms/tenses of sit/set.
    1. She _________ down and wept when she heard the news.
    2. They _______ down.
    3. They _______ the plants out.
    4. They will be _______ the clothes out beforehand.
    5. Yesterday, he ________ down to rest.
    6. They will ________ the clothes out to dry.
    7. He _________ down.
    8. He is ____________ down.
    9. They will be _________ the clothes out beforehand.
    10. She has _________ the clothes out beforehand.
    11. They have __________ down.
    12. He has ____________ down.
    13. They __________ the trap to catch the bear.
    14. They are __________ down.
    15. They will ________ the tent up at .

    Pin It on Pinterest