Be a Professional Proofreader
Second graders use ClarisWorks to edit a paragraph for correct punctuation, capitalization and correct spelling of high frequency words. The paragraph to be edited is imbedded in this lesson plan.
2nd English Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Need some punctuation practice? Challenge your third or fourth graders' editing skills with a helpful instructional activity on punctuation. After naming different types of punctuation marks, they rewrite a paragraph that has multiple...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Our Dinopals with WordArt
Elementary schoolers use the writing process steps to write a descriptive paragraph about a fictional dinosaur. Using a tech tool lesson, they create a graphic title for the paragraph. A nice blending of technology with "old-fashioned"...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Editor Travels U.S. Fixing Errors on Signs
An interesting article on editors helps young writers understand the conventions of written English. They read a news article about an editor traveling America correcting spelling and punctuation errors on signs. They discuss proper...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
The improvement of proofreading skills is the focus of this lesson. Learners use the "Mumbling" strategy to catch spelling, syntax, and grammatical errors in their written drafts. This is a clever way to help students hone this important...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Spelling, Capitalization, and Punctuation
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...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Writing Lesson Plan: Stop and Go: Capitals and Periods
Examine writing using a fun, interactive format. Young writers choose a piece of their own writing to proofread for initial capitals and final periods they left out. They work independently using green stickers to add capitals and red...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts