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Grammar Hive

Below you'll find detailed curriculum information about the resources in the Grammar Hive. Click on one of the buttons to download a pdf or editable version of the information.

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Grade 1 Skills Year Plan - PDF
Grade 1 Skills Year Plan - Doc
Grade 2 Skills Year Plan - PDF
Grade 2 Skills Year Plan - Doc
Grade 3 Skills Year Plan - PDF
Grade 3 Skills Year Plan - Doc

Curriculum Information

Below you'll find information about the Grammar Hive. 

List of Grammar Skills

The materials in the Grammar Hive focus on the following grammar skills:

  • Abbreviations
  • ABC Order
  • Adjectives
    • Adjectives
    • Comparative Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Adverbs and Adjectives
  • Articles
  • Categories
  • Compound Words
  • Conjunctions
  • Contractions
  • Nouns
    • Nouns
    • Collective Nouns
    • Irregular Plural Nouns
    • Plurals
    • Possessives
    • Singular and Plural
  • Nouns and Adjectives
  • Nouns and Verbs
  • Parts of Speech
  • Prefixes
  • Prepositions
  • Pronouns
    • Pronouns
    • Possessive Pronouns
  • Root Words
  • Rhyming Words
  • Suffixes
  • Syllables
  • Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms
    • Antonyms
    • Homonyms
    • Synonyms
    • Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms
  • Verbs
    • Verbs
    • Action Verbs
    • Irregular Verbs
    • Verb Tenses

Types of Grammar Activities

You’ll find both digital and printable grammar activities. The grammar activities include:

  • Digital
    • Drag and Drop Activities
    • Type the Correct Word Activities
    • Answer Keys
  • Printable
    • Assessments
    • Hands-On Activities (Match Activities or Word Sorts)
    • Task Cards
    • Worksheets
    • Answer Keys

Ideas For Using Grammar Resources

You can use the grammar activities in your classroom:

  • as part of your regular language arts program,
  • as a bell ringer activity,
  • for homework practice,
  • as an activity for early finishers, or
  • in a literacy center. 

Seasonal And Holiday Grammar Resources

There are a number of grammar resources that can be used around the following seasons and holidays:


  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter


  • Back To School
  • Christmas
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • End of Year
  • Halloween
  • New Year’s Day
  • Patrick’s Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine’s Day 

Common Core Standards

The activities in the Grammar Hive address the following Common Core Standards:

Grade 1 Language Standards

  • CCSS.L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • CCSS. L.1.1b – Use common, proper, and possessive nouns.
  • CCSS.L.1.1d – Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything).
  • CCSS.L.1.1e – Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).
  • CCSS.L.1.1f – Use frequently occurring adjectives.
  • CCSS.L.1.1g – Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).
  • CCSS.L.1.1h – Use determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives).
  • CCSS.L.1.1i – Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward).
  • CCSS.L.1.5 – With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
  • CCSS.L.1.5.a – Sort words into categories (e.g. colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
  • CCSS.L.1.5.b – Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g. a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes). 

Grade 2 Language Standards

  • CCSS.L.2.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • CCSS.L.2.1a – Use collective nouns (e.g., group).
  • CCSS.L.2.1b – Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
  • CCSS.L.2.1d – Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
  • CCSS.L.2.1e – Use adjectives and adverbs and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Grade 3 Language Standards

  • CCSS.L.3.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • CCSS.L.3.1a – Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
  • CCSS.L.3.1b – Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
  • CCSS.L.3.1d – Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
  • CCSS.L.3.1e – Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.
  • CCSS.L.3.1g – Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
  • CCSS.L.3.1h – Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Year Plan Samples

The sample year plans list the grammar skills you can focus on with your students for each week of the school year. The year plan samples are based on a 40-week school year.

These year plans are meant to be an example of how you could structure your grammar for the school year. Be sure to create the year plan that meets your planning needs and the needs of your students.

There are sample year plans for Grades 1, 2, and 3.

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