Wow! These activity sheets are the absolute best for teaching your students about interjections!

An interjection is an abrupt remark, usually punctuated with an exclamation point. They indicate excitement, fear, or other extreme reactions. This part of speech is often found more commonly in informal settings where it be written or vocal speech. They are created by a single word or phrase. In some cases, they can even be a short clause. The importance of interjections is that they help you convey your feelings and emotions better in your sentences. There are many different forms that interjections can take on. They can be used as adjectives, nouns, and even sounds. For example, they can be used to mimic a sound in the series: Whew! That was a close one! As we can see, just from that example, interjections can help author get some real emotion out of their written work.

The following collection of worksheets will help your students identify and use interjections correctly. Activities include identifying interjections within sentences, writing interjections that match the sentence, correcting wrong interjections, choosing interjections based on picture clues, and more. Please note: While answer sheets have been provided, in some cases, answers will vary by student. Fun Project Idea: Have your students perform the Schoolhouse Rock "Interjections!" song (available on YouTube) for extra reinforcement of the definition and use of interjections.

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Exercise 1

In the following sentences, underline where that emotion starts to creep out a bite more.

Exercise 2

This follows the same pattern as the previous worksheet. Looks like a good way to start off.

Exercise 3

The sentence it fills is the right one to go with.

Rewrite Exercise 1

The interjections in the sentences below are wrong. Rewrite the sentences, using them proper. Write sentences that actually make sense and convey a complete thought.

Rewrite Exercise 2

Examples: Bingo, you must be quiet in the library. Congratulations, the skunk sprayed the dog.

Rewrite Interjections Exercise 3

More examples: Bug off on your job interview. Shh, that was the funniest joke ever.

Last Rewrite Worksheet

Examples: Ugh, after the ball game we're going for ice cream. Oh boy I just got a splinter in my finger.

Picture Matchers

Fill in the blank with the word or phrase from this list that matches the picture.

Picture Match 2

Describe the pictures with either: Aha, Bye, Brr, Phew, or Hooray!

The Last Picture Match

I really think the balloon ride can be described differently depending on your thrill and fear levels.