Quill Interactive Writing Materials

Quill provides learning activities that engage students in the writing process through web applications teaching grammar and writing skills. Teachers have a dashboard that shows them how their students are progressing on the Common Core standards.

Quill provides a diagnostic that assesses students on their writing skills and then recommends up to eight weeks of instruction based on the results. Teachers can also pick from over 300 activities built from 42 Common Core standards, and can then view the results in detailed reports. Some of our most popular activities include complex sentences, comma usage, capitalization, verb tense agreement, and commonly confused words.

Each activity takes 10 minutes in length, and students typically complete their assignments in class. As students are working, they receive instant feedback on their work. This feedback helps students quickly master writing skills, and it saves teachers dozens of hours spent grading. Teachers can view reports that show which students need the most in-class help and which students are ready to advance to more challenging materials.

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1984
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Students use the method of their choice to combine two sentences based on an excerpt from 1984 by George Orwell. Students practice using various types of phrases and clauses to convey meaning and add variety to combined sentences.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Writing
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Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
02/26/2021
Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases 1
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Students practice writing with adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases by combining three or four sentences. This is activity 1 of 2 in this series.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Activity/Lab
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Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases 2
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Students practice writing with adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases by combining three or four sentences. This is activity 2 of 2 in this series.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Date Added:
05/14/2021
Advanced Combining: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases
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Students learn to write descriptive sentences using adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases in this teacher-led lesson.

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Date Added:
05/14/2021
Adverbs and Cumulative Adjectives 1
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Students practice using adverbs and cumulative adjectives by combining four sentences so that two cumulative adjectives are in the right order before the appropriate noun and the adverb of manner is placed correctly.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
03/16/2021
All the Light We Cannot See
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Students use the method of their choice to combine two sentences based on an excerpt from the novel All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Students practice using various types of phrases and clauses to convey meaning and add variety to combined sentences.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Writing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
02/26/2021
Although, Even though, Though, and While at the Beginning 1 (Starter)
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Student practice writing complex sentences by combining two sentences using although, even though, though or while at the beginning of a sentence. Students are provided the correct joining word to use on each prompt. This is activity 1 of 2 in the Although, Even though, Though, and While at the Beginning series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Date Added:
03/16/2021
Although, Even though, Though, and While at the Beginning 2 (Starter)
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Students practice writing complex sentences by combining two sentences using although, even though, though or while at the beginning of a sentence. Students are provided the correct joining word to use on each prompt. This is activity 2 of 2 in the Although, Even though, Though, and While at the Beginning series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
03/16/2021
Although, Since, When (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing complex sentences by combining two sentences using although, since, or when. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Date Added:
03/16/2021
And, Because, Or (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound and complex sentences by combining two sentences using one of the three provided joining words. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, But, So (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using one of the three provided joining words. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
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Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or 1 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and or or. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 1 of 2 in the series.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
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Interactive
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Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or 2 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and or or. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 2 of 2 in the series.

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English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
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Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or, But, So 1 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and, or, but, or so. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 1 of 4 in the series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or, But, So 2 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and, or, but, or so. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 2 of 4 in the series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
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Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or, But, So 3 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and, or, but, or so. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 3 of 4 in the series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021
And, Or, But, So 4 (Intermediate)
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Students practice writing compound sentences by combining two sentences using and, or, but, or so. Students must choose the joining word that best connects the ideas. This is activity 4 of 4 in the series.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
Quill
Date Added:
05/14/2021