For review or as the spine of a full grammar course, homeschool handy-moms will love the Daily Grammar Archive! 440 lessons + quizzes and all free!
Topics covered include:
- Parts of speech (verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions).
- Parts of the sentence (including predicate nominatives, direct objects, transitive/intransitive verbs, appositives, prepositional phrases, indirect objects, object complements, verbals, gerunds, infinitives, participles, compound sentences, and clauses).
- Mechanics (capitalization, punctuation, commas, semicolons, colons, italics and underlining, apostrophes, hyphens, dashes, parentheses, and brackets and slashes).
There are plenty of reviews built in and quizzes after every five lessons. The format allows the students to work at their own pace.
You can also use this resource as a grammar reference by using the lessons organized by subject.
Free grammar lessons — an excellent resource for the homeschool handy-mom!
- As your student works through the lessons, have him keep a grammar notebook. What is written down has a much better chance of sticking!
- To round out the lessons include diagramming.
- The grammar rules included with these lessons are pithy enough to be very handy in correcting our child’s writing! Just write the lesson number beside the error and have him copy the rule in his grammar notebook with an example.
8 Writing Activities for the Younger Student
For younger students, the grammar reference can be a tool to help them correct their errors as they write every day.
10 Ways to Use Notebooking: #5 Grammar & Spelling
Ideas and notebooking pages for keeping a grammar notebook.
For those students who have been successfully writing every day for some time, diagramming can be included to round out the grammar lessons. (Use the pull-down at the top to navigate.)