Clauses are the building blocks of good, clear writing. The following collection of worksheets offers activities to help teach your students how to construct, identify, and punctuate the different types of clauses. Answer keys have been provided for the instructor, but please note that in many cases the students’ answers will vary, so those answer keys should just be used as a rough guideline rather than as a definitive answer.
In prevailing theories of English grammar, the hierarchy is: words (parts of speech), phrases, and then clauses. Instructors may want to structure their lesson plans accordingly.