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Parts of Speech Activities

There are eight parts of speech: nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections, and articles. Learning to identify each part of speech is essential to mastering how to write standard English. If you are looking for worksheets and activities to help your students better understand parts of speech, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these parts of speech activities:

Parts of Speech Projects

Parts of Speech Newspaper – Create a newspaper with eight articles featuring stories about the parts of speech. The eight stories should explain what each part of speech does and provide examples. Paper should also have pictures.
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Parts of Speech Tests

Nouns Test – This noun test has 35 multiple-choice questions covering common and proper nouns; singular, plural, and possessive nouns; and concrete and abstract nouns. It is available at three different reading levels, so it’s accessible to a most students. And it’s themed around superheroes, which makes it awesome.
Reading Level 01 – Grades 3-5
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Reading Level 02 – Grades 6-8
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Reading Level 03 – Grades 9+
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Verbs Test | With Bugs – Here’s an awesome verb test to find out what your students really know about verbs. It has 33 multiple-choice questions. Some of these questions ask students to identify verb phrases. Others ask students to conjugate verbs correctly based on tense and aspect. The best part of all is that this verb test is themed around bugs, which makes it really fun for students, or at least as fun as a test about verbs can be. This test was written at three different reading levels for maximum accessibility. Yet, the answer key is the same for each test to simplify differentiation. You’re going to love it.
Reading Level 1 – Grades 3-5
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Reading Level 2 – Grades 6-8
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Reading Level 3 – Grades 9+
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Answer Key for All Reading Levels
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Pronouns Test | With Cats – This pronoun test has 30 awesome multiple-choice questions. Students read sentences and answer questions that require them to choose the correct pronoun, identify antecedents, and determine pronoun case. Perhaps the best part about this test is that it is themed around a mischievous group of cats, so it’s a lot of fun. It is also available at three reading levels so everyone can take part in the fun.
Reading Level 1 | Grades 3-5
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Reading Level 2 | Grades 6-8
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Reading Level 3 | Grades 9+
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Pronouns Test | Answer Key for All Reading Levels
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Parts of Speech and Sentence Type Test: five questions on sentence types and 32 questions on parts of speech.
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Parts of Speech Online Activities

Noun Types Online Practice Activity – Here are twenty online practice problems to review types of nouns.  This activity covers common, proper, abstract, concrete, plural, singular, and possessive nouns.
Noun Types Online Practice Activity 1 |  ereading Worksheet

Noun Types Online Practice Activity 2 – Here are twenty more problems to give your students practice identifying noun types. These activities are done right from the computer and are automatically graded. You can embed them to your website if you’d like. Have students print their results or just show you when they are done.
Noun Types Online Practice Activity 2 | ereading worksheet

Online Pronoun Practice Activity – Students can complete this twenty question practice quiz on computers. In each question students must correctly complete sentences and identify pronouns. Then they can print their results or just show you their results screen.
Online Pronoun Practice Activity

Parts of Speech Video Game: This is a fun, browser based video game where students play the role of a ninja. The object is to get to the end of each level, while dispatching enemies and acquiring secret powers along the way. Students learn and review parts of speech and sentence structure concepts in a way that rewards them for mastery with in game benefits. You’re going to love this.
Parts of Speech Game

Looking for Something Else?
Noun Worksheets and Activities
Verb Worksheets and Activities
Pronoun Worksheets and Activities
Adverbs and Adjectives Worksheets and Activities
Prepositions Worksheets and Activities
Sentence Structure Worksheets
Punctuation Worksheets
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4 Comments

  1. Samy

     /  March 26, 2017

    Thank you for putting all this together!! I love this site!!

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  2. Patricia

     /  February 16, 2017

    I love this site!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oodles of practice activities!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Monica

     /  September 2, 2015

    WOW – what a great site for English review and remediation! Especially with kids needing to practice in order to attain proficiency on state tests… this is a terrific and valuable resource. Thank You!!

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