Grammatical Features

Grammatical features pertain to the specific rules and structures governing the use of language. Some features to look out for include:

  • Punctuation to clarify meaning and structure
  • Use of verb tenses- past, present, future
  • Use of pronouns- he, she, it, they
  • Use of different sentence lengths and structure
  • Short paragraphs in chronological order
  • Specific verbs to describe actions
  • Use of active and passive voice
  • Proper use of negation words like ‘not’
  • Appropriate use of parts of speech