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The rules of capitalization and punctuation are the focus of this basic language arts lesson. Learners discuss the reasons for capitalizing letters, and ending sentences with a punctuation mark. They create their own sentences.
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The Power of Punctuation
A misplaced comma can change the meaning of an entire sentence. Practice perfect punctuation with a collection of songs, games, worksheets, and writing prompts. From pasta punctuation marks to comma necklaces, there's something for...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Punctuating a Paragraph
Do your fourth graders need a little help with punctuation? Use this run-on paragraph to demonstrate proofreading for capitalization, punctuation, and separating ideas into separate paragraphs. At the end of the activity, learners...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Things To Remember When Writing a Story
Here is a set of useful reminders for children to think about when writing stories. They are coached on when to capitalize letters, how to properly use punctuation marks, when to use lots of description words, and to remember to have a...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Is This Sentence Correct? (capitalization and punctuation)
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...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rules of Thumb for Faulty Capitalization, Italics, Hyphens, and Quotation Marks
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.
2nd - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Center: Penguin Theme: Capital Letters, Punctuation, and Complete Sentences
Using Georges Seurat's painting "Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte," this lesson plan launches into a discussion of punctuation. Pupils go on to listen to the book Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater, and...
1st English Language Arts
Capitalization and Punctuation
First and second graders explore writing conventions. They add question marks or periods to the end of teacher generated sentences on sentence strips. They locate punctuation marks in poems and write original sentences using appropriate...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable