Abbreviations

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When should you abbreviate a word, and when should you write it out? Practice abbreviation rules with a resource that provides guided examples before challenging young grammarians to correct ten sentences on their own.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Project the sentences onto the board for learners to write their solutions in dry-erase marker
  • Have class members write their own sentences in need of correction for peers to edit
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity is designed for upper elementary and middle schoolers, but it may be too basic for older learners
  • There are two pages of examples but only one page of exercises; consider adding more opportunities for practicing the skill
Pros

  • Includes an answer key for the exercise page
  • Focuses on an individual grammar skill that is confusing
Cons

  • None
Common Core