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Capitalization and Punctuation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How many of the pupils in your language arts class can differentiate between a colon and a semicolon? Clarify common conventions, including end punctuation, proper capitalization, and sentence structure, with a series of helpful grammar...
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Capitalization Rules Poster

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Adorn your classroom with helpful grammar reminders! A capitalization poster lists nine situations in which capital letters are necessary, guiding language arts pupils into correcting their own grammar.
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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
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Rules of Thumb for Faulty Capitalization, Italics, Hyphens, and Quotation Marks

For Teachers 2nd - 11th Standards
Remind your writers that not everything needs to be capitalized with a grammar presentation. Quotations should only be used for dialogue, titles of short works, and some phrases that are being emphasized.
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Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Is This Sentence Correct? (capitalization and punctuation)

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Turn your youngsters into little editors with an exercise that focuses on some of the most basic and important writing conventions: capitalization and punctuation. Learners fix five sentences and then rewrite a sentence using correct...
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Checking Grammar: Accuracy

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Get young writers in the practice of editing their work using this punctuation and grammar worksheet. They first read eight sentences with grammar issues, rewriting or checking off as correct. The sentence errors involve subject-verb...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
To an English teacher, the only sound worse than nails on a chalkboard is a student using improper grammar. Make poor grammar a problem of the past with this extensive collection of worksheets that covers everything from sentence...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Make sure your pupils exercise their grammar muscles with this collection of worksheets. Organized into units, the packet covers everything from the parts of speech to sentence structure to punctuation.
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Big Grammar Book

For Students K - 8th Standards
With this comprehensive language arts resource in your arsenal, you'll never have to look for another grammar worksheet! Whether you're teaching kindergartners how to write the upper- and lower-case letters of the alphabet, or helping...
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Capitalization Review

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
Using correct grammar is a capital idea! Elementary readers review the rules of capitalization, including proper nouns, abbreviations of organizations, and holidays, before correcting the errors in two sets of sentences.  
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Spelling, Capitalization, and Punctuation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore writing conventions. First they play a ball toss game to practice spelling high frequency words. (A link to a 2nd grade list is attached.) The class works together to correct spelling, punctuation, and...
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Grammar: Questions - Interrogative Sentences

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Learners correct five sentences by rewriting them on the lines. They correct by using correct punctuation and capitalization. Good, basic practice!
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Grammar: Proper Nouns

For Students 1st - 2nd
First and second graders write proper nouns on the lines using correct punctuation and capitalization. They draw pictures to illustrate the five nouns.
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Capitalization Challenge

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Ensure that your pupils have capitalization down by asking them to practice with these worksheets. Learners rewrite each sentence with correct capitalization. The original sentences do not start with capital letters and include proper...
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Stop Sign Punctuation

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use punctuation and capitalization. For this grammar lesson students use stop signs in the place of periods. Students cut out sentences and put stop signs in appropriate places. Students indicate capitalization where needed.
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Punctuation

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Practice punctuation with a quick exercise. Class members fill in either a period or a question mark at the end of each of 14 sentences. A brief explanation of when to use a period versus a question mark is included.
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Punctuation and Proper Capitalization

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Young scholars write a declarative and an interrogative sentence and capitalize the first words in the sentences, then use the correct punctuation. They write two complete sentences.
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Punctuation Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore grammar by participating in a part of speech game. Learners define conjunctions and view a Schoolhouse Rock video about them. They identify conjunctions in sample sentences and participate in a flash card grammar game in which...
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Punctuation

For Students K - 1st Standards
Here is an interesting punctuation activity! Your young learners cut out five periods and five question marks. Then, they paste them onto 10 sentences that need end punctuation marks. A good, hands-on lesson for young readers!
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Correct Sentences

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Beginning writers correct sentences by capitalizing the first letter of a sentence and adding end punctuation. Five sentences are provided, and there's a short note for a home activity included at the bottom. 
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Capitalization of Nouns

For Students 2nd - 6th
Which nouns are capitalized? Challenge young editors with these erroneous sentences, all of which require capitalization. After circling all the necessary capitals in 10 sentences, they rewrite two sentences (which are all in capital...
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Proofreading

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Do your second graders like riddles? Give them a giggle and a lesson about proofreading at the same time. After reading two riddles, young writers fix punctuation and capitalization errors. They write the answer to each riddle at the...
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Perfect Punctuation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students, in a group of three or four, design a board game to help reinforce the rules of Perfect Punctuation. They make game pieces for the game with Crayola Model Magic and include the punctuation marks of periods, exclamation points,...

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