Every-Day Edit: "Cola Success Story"
In this editing worksheet, students read and edit a short paragraph entitled, "Cola Success Story." Students find ten errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar. Students correct each error.
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Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
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