Quick Syntax Activities|Older Students|Task Cards, Distance Learning, Homework

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Reinforcing the skills we target in therapy is an important part of the intervention progress. This can be done in various ways, including homework, exit tickets, or ongoing journaling activities. These Quick Activities for Syntax/Grammar would be perfect for any of these options!

17 syntax topics are included, each with 4 activities. The activities are presented on task cards and can be cut out and assigned as needed. They could be used in interactive notebooks, vocabulary journals, or on their own.

Topics covered:

Regular Plurals


Noun Types

Subject Verb Agreement

Pronoun Types

Verb Tenses



Sentence Types

Irregular Plurals

Adjectives and Adverbs

Complete Sentences

Irregular Verbs

Comparatives and Superlatives

Relative Pronouns and Adverbs


Active and Passive Voice

These activities would be a great supplement to my longer units that cover many of these topics!


Want other Quick Activities? Check out Quick Activities for Social Skills and Quick Activities for Vocabulary!


Need more for syntax? Check out my Complex Sentences Unit and my Worksheets for Sentence Types & Creating Sentences!

Review basic parts of speech with my PARTS OF SPEECH DEFINITION WORD WALLand provide more examples of the parts of speech in context with CONJUNCTIONS, PREPOSITIONS, RELATIVE PRONOUNS/ADJECTIVES, and VERBALS.



A Happy Learner provides materials & resources developed by an ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist in her 6th year working in the public school system. During these 6 years, she has worked with students ranging from Pre-K to High School. With an initial placement in a 6th-8th grade middle school setting, developing materials for older students remains a passion. When not working or creating, you'll probably find her reading fantasy fiction, drinking a cuppa, or planning her next adventure abroad.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.
Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.


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