Improving Sentences

Dangling Modifiers #12

Worksheet Description

The “Dangling Modifiers” worksheet presents students with sentences that contain dangling modifiers. These are phrases or words that do not logically follow the word they modify, creating confusion or changing the intended meaning of the sentence. Students are tasked with rewriting each sentence to correct the placement of the modifier, ensuring that it clearly and logically describes the intended subject of the sentence.

This worksheet is designed to teach students how to identify and correct dangling modifiers in sentence construction. By rewriting the sentences, students learn the importance of ensuring that modifying words or phrases are properly connected to the words they are intended to modify. The activity helps students to understand how misplaced modifiers can alter the meaning of their writing and provides practice in refining their grammar skills. Correcting these sentences also enhances the clarity and effectiveness of their communication.