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English Grammar Interactive Activities for ESL / ELL Students

English Grammar Interactive Activities for ESL / ELL Students: Need some new and FUN English grammar activities for ESL students that inspire and engage EVERY STUDENT? Read on to find some simple ways to help engage ESL learners in the classroom and pick up some some freebies towards the end of this post!


ESL students find it difficult to feel included as it is, but when you have SO MANY new skills to learn in just a short amount of time, they will often find this overwhelming. There are SO MANY ways to help engage ESL learners, this post will highlight some!

Use this fun and easy noun, verb, and adjectives sorting activity with just cups and Popsicle sticks. This idea was from Australian Curriculumn Resources.

Picture below by Australian Curriculumn Resources.


Use this fun and interactive activity to help students review the past tense verbs. There’s a twist in this crossword. The students will need to read the verbs and then conjugate them to the past tense to be able to add them in the crossword, so much FUN! This activity below is from the Fall Interactive Grammar and ELA No Prep Bundle.


The FREE activity below is from Classroom Chit Chat – this is a FUN and engaging way to practice contractions! Students build cupcakes as they match the contractions.

Picture below by Classroom Chit Chat.

eeed082f7bb4273bae1b80dbf88c9626Use interactive worksheets to help reinforce grammatical skills. The activities below students work on sorting nouns and verbs and identify the different types of nouns. This activity below is from the Fall Interactive Grammar and ELA No Prep Bundle.

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Use FUN GAMES like this one below called Taboo Grammar Game from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.

Picture below by 123 Homeschool 4 Me.


These fun interactive activities below get the students to unscramble the words to make full sentences. They also color the correct punctuation in each sentence (fall themed).

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This activity below helps reinforce contractions. Who doesn’t LOVE memory games?? The activity below is from School Time Snippets.


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