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Grammar's Great Divide: The Oxford Comma

For Students 5th - 10th
The Oxford comma, who'd have thunk it would be at the center of a great debate? Also known as the serial comma, this pesky piece of punctuation premiers as the star of a short video that investigates the question "To use, or not to...
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Rules for Using Apostrophes

For Students 6th - 9th
Here's a comprehensive, information packet for your grammarians learning how to use apostrophes. The first two pages detail the use of the apostrophe (along with examples and clear explanation), while the last two pages contain a...
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Quotation Marks

For Students 7th - 9th
When do you need quotation marks? Do they go inside of a period or outside? Hone your class's punctuation skills with this four-page practice packet. Page one lists several rules and examples, while the last three pages contain practice...
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Punctuating Titles

For Students 9th - 12th
Designed for a 10th grade classroom, all high schoolers will benefit from this well-organized, comprehensive guide to punctuating titles. Not only are the rules clearly laid out, but examples follow as well. The last two pages house four...
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Punctuating Titles

For Students 8th - 9th
It's so hard to remember how to punctuate titles! Give your class this practice packet to help them remember. On the first page, learners review the rules for punctuating the titles of short stories, monologues, commercials, etc. Then,...
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Teaching Appositives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore appositives, phrases that immediately follow the noun they modify, using sentence strips, examples, and collaborative learning. The class works together to identify appositives and use commas to properly punctuate them. Partners...
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Semicolons

For Students 4th - 6th
This is a fabulous worksheet! Grammar enthusiasts practice the art of correctly using a semicolon. They insert a semicolon to combine three independent clauses, three conjunctive adverbs to independent clauses, and to separate items in...
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Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Punctuation

For Students 3rd - 6th
Sharpen those punctuation skills with this multiple choice worksheet. There are 10 sentences to read, and learners make corrections where needed. Tip: Have your emerging editors go back to their own written work and edit where necessary.
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Supporting Your Opinion with Quotations

For Students 3rd - 6th
How do you include quotations in a written piece? If your emerging writers are about to craft a persuasive argument or any other piece of writing where quoting information would be appropriate, give them this punctuation practice first!...
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Commas, Semicolons, and Colons Using Famous Quotes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Ten famous quotes are written on these slides, at first without punctuation. After giving learners a chance to punctuate the quotes, the correct punctuation is shown. Use memorable words to develop long-term grasp of how to use commas,...
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Test Yourself: English Grammar

For Students 8th - 9th
Start your day with a quick warm up. Have your class identify the correctly punctuated sentence as a quick, informal assessment.
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Semicolons

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
This worksheet provides a good description of when to use a semicolon, followed by 6 sentences to practice inserting punctuation. A key is provided.
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Reading Center: Turkey Theme: Capital Letters, Punctuation and Complete Sentences

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a lovely center-based lesson on how to properly begin and end a written sentence. After a class discussion on how sentences should begin and end, learners are split up into four groups. They are assigned to...
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Mechanics Mania

For Teachers 4th
As part of test prep, or a way to cement writing skills, this presentation would be superb. Students often have trouble with capitalization rules and commas. Coverage of mechanics uses well-thought-out examples.
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Most Common Comma Omissions

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Learn a little bit abut proper comma usage with a quick presentation. The slides lay out five situations in which a writer should use a comma. Each example includes incorrect sentences that are corrected in the next click of the mouse...
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Conventions Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young writers pay close attention to their conventions and move toward revision with a straightforward chart. Learners can analyze 11 sentences on this page by noting down the first letter in each, the first of words in each,...
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A Mini lesson on Semicolons

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" serves as an exemplar for a mini-lesson plan on semicolons. Working alone or in small groups, class members first circle all the semicolons in the letter, and then consider how...
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Commas with Nonessential Elements Worksheet

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A comma can make all the difference in a sentence! Have your class members practice determining when commas are absolutely necessary with a quick exercise. For the 15 given sentences, pupils add commas, but only when necessary. Great...
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Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The worksheet is made up of two exercises, which are, in turn, each made up of a series of somewhat silly sentences that need punctuation help. For the first...
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Commas with Introductory Elements Worksheet

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
While the goal of this exercise is to punctuate properly, students will also need to know about clauses, interjections, phrases, etc., and show some creativity. Given prompts, individuals must compose sentences that meet the requirements...
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Quotation Marks

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Take just 54 seconds to remind your students how to use quotation marks with this short video. A student narrates information about quotes.
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Commas

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Comma man reminds students when to use a comma in this entertaining video! This is a wonderful video to use as an introduction to your next comma lesson.
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The Question Mark

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Georgie shows viewers how to use the question mark in this informative video. He also provides different examples of questions.