Name:______________________________________ 4th Grade Grammar Student Checklist I used relative pronouns like who, whose, whom, which, that. I used relative adverbs like where, when, why. I used verb tenses like: I was walking, I am walking, I will be walking. I used modal auxiliaries like can, may, and must to show certain conditions. I can order adjectives correctly. For example, a small red bag rather than a red small bag. I used prepositions. A word at the beginning of a phrase with a noun or a pronoun—it shows a relationship. For example, prepositions include above, about, across, among, around, like, for, into, to, toward, through) I made sure I fixed sentence fragments or run on sentences. I correctly used frequently confused words. Homophones include l to, too, two and their, they’re, there. My subject and verb tenses agree. I used correct capitalization. I used commas to set off words. For example, yes, no, thank you. I used a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence. I used a comma to mark direct speech. I used a comma to mark quotations from a text. I spelled grade-appropriate words correctly. I chose words and phrases to show precisely what I wanted to show. I used punctuation in a variety of ways to be effective in my writing. I used words and phrases to make my work interesting. I used a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence. For example, and, or, but. My pronouns and antecedents agree. For example: He left his backpack on the floor.