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42 reviewed resources for commas in friendly letters

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Rules for Using the Comma

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this commas worksheet, students read the rules for using a comma and then edit a letter by using commas. Students edit 1 letter total.
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Punctuation: Periods. Commas,

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Color-coded slides model for viewers the various uses of the comma and the period. The rule is presented and followed by several examples. Consider extending the lesson with a practice exercise.
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Writing with Commas 2

For Students 4th - 5th
For this comma worksheet, students learn how to write with commas in a persuasive context. Students complete several exercises to help them use commas correctly.
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Combining Sentences to Improve Your Style

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this combining sentences to improve your style worksheet, students read a review of combining sentences with and, or, & but with commas and example sentences, use and, or, or but to combine two short sentences, and write a...
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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 instructional activity. They first read eight sentences with grammar issues, rewriting or checking off as correct. The sentence errors involve...
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Commas

For Students 4th - 5th
In these punctuation worksheets, students review the definition of a comma and its uses in series and direct address. Students then complete three pages of activities for commas.
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First Class Mail

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read The Witch of Blackbird Pond, and write a friendly letter to Elizabeth George Speare, the author, discussing their points of interest in the novel with her.
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The Power of Words: Lesson 3

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss confrontations and what happens when you stay angry at someone. In this confrontations lesson plan, 5th graders write letters and read and predict situations that may arise in the story The Well.
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Fire: Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the dangers of fire to places like the Grand Canyon. They read and discuss information about the Mesa Verde and the animals that live there, read a news report, discuss the benefits of forest fires, and write a...
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Basic Phonics Integrated with Body Language and Spoken Language

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students study and explain that the alphabet is interrelated to words; how words when they are put together make a sentence, and how a lot of sentences put together write a letter to their Grandma.
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Conventions

For Students 4th - 5th
In these writing rules worksheets, students review some of the conventions for writing a sentences. Students then complete three exercises about writing conventions.
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'P' Is for Poetry

For Teachers K - 12th
Students write rhymes for each letter of the alphabet. In this rhyming lesson plan, students come up with various words that could rhyme for each letter. Once they come up with rhymes for each, they publish them in a book along with...
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E.T. Write Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the book, The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System, and discuss the planets visited by the characters in the book. They write journal entries from the viewpoint of E.T., writing letters home describing his travels in...
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Basic Phonics Integrated with Body Language, Spoken Language, and Written Language

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study the alphabet and learn three languages of communication. In this language instructional activity, students study body language, spoken language, and written language. Students watch as the teacher demonstrates examples of...
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Publishing a Group Book

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine various alphabet books. They write several sentences for their assigned letter of the alphabet, type them onto a word processing program, and create an illustration for a class alphabet book.
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Alphabetizing Words Beginning with C and D

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students listen to the explanation of how to put words in alphabetical order; in this case beginning with "C" and "D". They then work independently using the worksheet provided to alphabetize words beginning with "C" and "D".
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Now One Foot, Now the Other

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders, working as a whole class, with partners or small groups, use various Web sites to investigate the relationship between generations.
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Writer's Guide: Conventions

For Students 5th - 7th
Complete an activity to reinforce the conventions of written English. Young writers review the conventions of writing and strategies to improve their writing. They complete 3 writing activities to reinforce the concept.