Gerund Worksheets

Our free, printable gerund worksheets are yet another treasure chest of practice that squarely fits our tradition of ease of learning by giving a simple, short, and telling definition at the outset and following it up with scads of practice sheets. The fun is although we might be tempted to think of a gerund as a verb, it’s a noun as it behaves like one whenever used. Treat yourself to a delectable grammar feast with gerund worksheets with answers pdf, which include identifying gerunds in sentences, completing sentences with gerunds, and other exciting exercises.

These worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 6, grade 7, and grade 8.

CCSS: L.8.1a

Identifying Gerunds in Sentences

Watch children graduate from gerund greenhorns to gerund scholars with this worksheet, where they read each sentence and underline the gerund in it. Look for words that end in -ing and are used as the subject, object, or object of the preposition.

Identifying Gerunds in Sentences

Completing Sentences with Gerunds

Stop stewing about your gerund knowledge and practice! Instruct children in 6th grade and 7th grade to read each sentence, look for keywords that help figure out which gerund given is an ideal choice, and complete the sentence using it.

Completing Sentences with Gerunds

Choosing between the Gerund and Infinitive

Choosing between the gerund and infinitive won't be a puzzler anymore if kids analyze these sentences and complete them with a gerund or infinitive. Use a gerund with verbs like recommend and fancy and an infinitive with verbs like afford and need.

Choosing between the Gerund and Infinitive

Completing Sentences with Subject Gerunds

Rejoice! The subject gerund is here and in full bloom! The task in this gerund acting as a subject worksheet for grade 6 and grade 7 is to use a correct subject gerund from the box and complete each sentence. Young students will now flock around gerunds!

Completing Sentences with Subject Gerunds

Gerunds and Infinitives

There's something particularly interesting about verbs such as regret and remember. Explore this pdf from our gerund worksheets, where grade 8 children write two sentences, one with the gerund and another with the infinitive, using each verb.

Gerunds and Infinitives

Rewriting Sentences Using the Gerund

Hurray! This gerund worksheet printable has some exuberant action in store for the grammar titans in 8th grade! Let children substantiate their gerund-supermen credentials by rewriting each sentence here replacing the infinitive with a gerund.

Rewriting Sentences Using the Gerund

Completing Sentences Using Object Gerunds

Be dazzled by the discovery of yet another fun, fascinating layer of gerunds in this gerund acting as an object worksheet! A bunch of verbs are given. Kids form the gerund from each verb and use it to complete a sentence as appropriate.

Completing Sentences Using Object Gerunds