Upper elementary and middle schoolers, in pairs, use PowerPoint to link a button to every comma within a piece of writing. The button links to a slide explaining why the comma was used. They present their slides to the class.
4th - 8th English Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading Activity
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review 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
Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" serves as a model for a poetry analysis activity. The whole class critiques the sample and then groups select a poem and prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which they illustrate how their poet...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building for Hurricanes: Engineering Design Challenge
"By the hair on your chinny-chin-chin, I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in," says the big, bad wolf! Engineering hopefuls are challenged to design and construct a hurricane-proof building from simple office and craft...
5th - 8th Technology & Engineering
Are You a Comma-Kazi?
Let's eat Grandma! Help learners avoid comma errors that cause confusion by reviewing the rules with a 34-slide PowerPoint. Practice the short activities provided to check for understanding. This comprehensive comma creation is a...
4th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable