Every Day Edit - George H.W. Bush
In this everyday editing learning exercise, students correct grammatical errors in a short paragraph about George H. W. Bush. The errors range from punctuation, spelling, grammar, and capitalization.
7th - 10th English Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
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
Teaching Animal Farm
All animals are comrades in a thorough unit plan for George Orwell's Animal Farm. With reading comprehension questions, research project ideas, resources for building prior knowledge about the Russian Revolution, and many ways to extend...
9th - 10th 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
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
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
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, A Novel Study
"There is something irresistible about popcorn" and about activities designed to accompany the reading of a really good book. The nine activities in this packet support the reading of Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award winning...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable