Intensive English at Pratt


Mixed constructions/dangling modifiers from Hacker’s Rules for Writers

March 02, 2010 By: Nada Category: Grammar, Writing

These are some of the explanations and exercises I have found most useful for dealing with mixed constructions, dangling modifiers, and tangled logic in sentences.  Source:  Diana Hacker’s Rules for Writers.

Sentence Variety Worksheet

February 19, 2010 By: Nada Category: Uncategorized, Writing

Scroll down to the bottom of this web page to find a very handy worksheet (Taken from THE LIVELY ART OF WRITING by Lucile Vaughan Payne) for helping students with sentence variety. The worksheet also addresses subjects and predicates, fragments, and major sentence errors.