Every Day Edit - Author Katherine Holabird
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about author Katherine Holabird. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
9th - 10th English Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Research Paper: Editing Worksheet
Use this detailed and thorough editing checklist for your juniors and seniors to peer edit research papers. It is directed specifically at biographical studies they conducted about authors, but you could easily adapt it for other writing...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The worksheet is made up of two exercises, which are, in turn, each made up of a series of somewhat silly sentences that need punctuation help. For the first...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 11
The rules for capitalization are strict and inflexible—until you experience the fluid beauty of an Emily Dickinson poem. Ninth graders test their existing knowledge of language arts conventions with the many bent grammar rules in "I Felt...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Horror Fiction Multimedia Project
"There comes an end to all things" and ending a study of horror fiction with a multimedia project is "like starting a stone. . . away the stone goes, starting others. . ." In this case, groups start with a question generated by Dr....
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 17: Cleaning it Up
Congratulations are in order for your new novelists, but, they still have a big job to do! After the drafting process, they become editors. As part of a large writing unit, this lesson is one of the last parts of the writing process for...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
The Purpose and Power of Persuasion
Examine the power of persuasion and have learners consider how it influences events in their own lives. After reading and analyzing informational texts to understand the author's purpose, class members take a written test and craft a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
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
Our Computers, Ourselves: Imagining the Digital Lives of Authors and Characters
The guiding question for this lesson is "Do computers and their contents shape who we are?" Open with a selection of Apple's commercials to introduce stereotypes and people's relationships with their computers. Then, read the attached...
7th - 12th English Language Arts