8th Grade Grammar Practice and Worksheets

In all high school subjects, students are expected to demonstrate good grammar skills on their assignments. Many activities and worksheets are available on the Internet to give your 8th grader grammar practice to ensure he or she is ready for high school.

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EnglishForEveryone.org's Grammar Worksheets

EnglishForEveryone.org has grammar worksheets and interactive quizzes you can print from the website. Answer keys with explanations are provided. Activities are divided into beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Additionally, interactive versions of lessons allow kids to take quizzes and get immediate feedback on their answers.

A sentence completion activity suitable for 8th graders has them select the best word from a list to complete a sentence. Paragraph correction worksheets have students figure out the best way to correct grammar errors in punctuation, syntax and verb tense usage.

Grammar Activities from Glencoe Online's Writer's Choice

Writer's Choice from Glencoe Online has a variety of lessons and activities to practice grammar, usage and mechanics. You can select from a variety of 8th grade worksheets to supplement grammar lessons, including revising sentence fragments, combining sentences and identifying direct objects. These activities would be best used as review after the lesson has been introduced.

Classroom Zoom's Free Grammar Activities

Classroom Zoom has teacher-created grammar activities for your 8th grader to explore. Worksheets usually begin with a brief lesson and move on to questions in various formats.

A prepositions worksheet tests your child's knowledge of prepositions and prepositional phrases. Kids are asked to fill in blanks, unscramble prepositions and write their own sentences using prepositions.

In addition, a clauses lesson begins with an introduction explaining the three types of clauses, and then provides activities to be done independently or in groups. A clause worksheet and answer key is also available to print. Finally, 'Which is Which?' gives kids practice using italics and quotation marks. Students utilize two charts to help them correctly punctuate titles and names.

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