Every-Day Edit: "Levi Strauss Heads West"
In this editing worksheet, learners read and edit the short paragraph, "Levi Strauss Heads West", to find ten errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar. Students correct each error.
4th - 5th English Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Need some punctuation practice? Challenge your third or fourth graders' editing skills with a helpful instructional activity on punctuation. After naming different types of punctuation marks, they rewrite a paragraph that has multiple...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On-Demand Assessment: Writing of an Information Paragraph About How a Bullfrog Survives
Having read and discussed Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, third graders demonstrate their bullfrog expertise by writing informational paragraphs. Building on the note-taking and paragraph planning from the previous lesson, learners create...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing to Explain: Drafting Strong Paragraphs
Introduce your young writers to peer review. Using a posted Critique Protocol anchor chart, (Be Kind! Be specific! Be helpful! Participate!), pairs read and respond to their partner’s paragraph draft. Although the activity is part of a...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
5th - 9th English Language Arts