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An outstanding presentation on what run-on sentences are, and how to fix them, awaits your class in this language arts PowerPoint. They are shown four different methods they can use to fix a run-on sentence. This presentation is meant to be used while reading The Cay with your class. Additionally, some outstanding links are embedded in the final slides. These links will provide more practice.
A simple lesson with a lot of support behind it. Your learners will find out how long it takes Molly to run a mile by choosing their solution method. The activity can be used as a lesson or as an independent assignment. Preface with these lessons, which you can find in the Additional Materials section: "How Many Marbles" to model dividing with fractions or "Molly's Run, Assessment Variation" to check for understanding.
Help your kids polish their writing skills. First, they study sentences so they can easily identify sentence fragments and how to fix them. The same type of explanation is provided for run-on sentences. After this guided practice section, emerging writers can practice with the 12 sentences (or fragments!) below.
Part of as assessment series, the activity follows the instructional activity Molly's Run to practice ratios and dividing with fractions. Different solution options are given for your learners' preference. The commentary explains how the standards differ from 6th to 7th grade when using ratios. Use "The Escalator" and "Riding at a Constant Speed" to practice unit rates and ratios.
Eliminate run-on sentences! This practice opportunity highlights run-on sentence errors and how to fix them. Examples are shown, and learners are given two options: using semi-colons or commas and coordinating conjunctions. Help polish student writing with this important grammar lesson.
Although this is not a lesson in itself, these four running agility drills would be great to incorporate into training for athletic teams. Work on quick movements forwards, backwards, sideways, and on pivoting properly. Agility is often overlooked when coaches are focusing on particular skills. Take a look at these four agility drills and see what you can use.
Writers practice eliminating run-on sentences in their writing. They read examples of run-on sentences printed on sentence strips. They then identify where the sentence should end and cut the sentence strip. Then have learners rewrite the edited sentences in their notebook. They're sure to like this kinesthetic approach!
After completing a writing assignment of sorts (you decide the assignment's topic and focus), bring your learners together to discuss run-on sentences. After looking at five examples as a whole group, writers return to their desks to correct their personal writing. During this time, the teacher pulls learners aside to discuss ways to improve their writing. A 10-question exit slip is provided, and it contains so much information that you could actually use it as an assignment!
Students identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude then locate regional places the Hopi would run. Students participate in a running activity with their physical education teacher.
Bring the excitement of the fastest minute in sports into your classroom with a worksheet about the Triple Crown horse races. Young mathematicians will use information about the races, fun facts about horses, interesting information about jockeys and charts with winners from the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes to answer 15 questions. They will calculate the average rate the horses run in miles per hour and miles per minute, the difference in race lengths, the fastest horse from 2000 to 2012, height of a horse in hands, and jockey equipment weight. This is a must-do for horse lovers and teachers in the Bluegrass state.
As kids develop writing skills, run-on sentences are bound to happen. Review what a run-on sentence is with the first part of this worksheet, and then let them try to correct the 10 run-on sentences provided. Since there are a few different ways to correct a run-on, make sure you help them out by providing some initial examples.
Have you seen run-on sentences in your learners' writing lately? If you're looking to address this issue, you might use this run-on sentence handout as a reference sheet. This handout lists examples of run-on sentences as well as circumstances under which run-on sentences typically happen. For each example sentence, this resource provides an edited version with corrected punctuation and wording.
Middle and high schoolers run calculator-based simulations of the birthday paradox and explore the fact that more than 50 percent of the time, when groups of "random" strangers are assembled, only twenty-three persons are needed to find a matching pair of birthdays. This is a memorable instructional activity on probability.
Combine math and exercise using this resource. Learners record their times as they run the 100 meter dash. They use this information to create bar graphs, circle graphs, and histograms. They compare their times to current world records and to the results of other classes.
Students build a model to demonstrate storm water run-off. In this water turbidity lesson plan, students set up an experiment to measure the turbidity of water after a simulated rain storm. Data is collected and graphed on their graphing calculator. A worksheet is included for students to respond on.