Every Day Edit - Ezra Jack Keats
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical errors in a short paragraph about Ezra Jack Keats. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
7th - 8th English Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
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
Writing a News Article
Extra extra! Join the newspaper business with a series of lessons and exercises focused on elements of journalism. The packet focuses on distinguishing fact from opinion, writing effective headlines, sequencing events, and editing and...
6th - 8th 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
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Editing and Publishing the Storm
Reinforce the importance of proofreading with this editing lesson. Seventh and eighth graders edit, revise, and publish a descriptive writing assignment. They read through their assignment and search for punctuation errors, spelling...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Writing: Incorrect Usage of Grammar
Middle schoolers use Inspiration and Microsoft files to identify and correct grammatical errors and stale text in downloaded model problem solution or evaluative essays. Pairs identify the purpose, audience, and context of their prompt...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable