Every Day Edit - Montgomery Bus Boycott
Develop editing skills everyday with these Every-Day Edits! This bell-ringer focuses on Rosa Parks and the infamous Montgomery Bus Boycott. As they read, learners search for errors in punctuation, grammar, spelling, and capitalization.
7th - 10th English Language Arts 32 Views 116 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
What Is the Writing Process?
Use this packet to support a narrative writing assignment. The materials included in the packet center around a prompt for writing about a rite of passage. Each part of the writing process is described and demonstrated. After reading the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
What's In a Noun: Grammar and Usage
Nine lessons in a grammar and usage unit provide endless opportunities for drill and practice. Topics include the four types of sentences, subject and predicates, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, adverbs and prepositions, conjunctions...
5th - 8th 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
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
Keyboarding - Correcting Capitals Proofreading
Work on proofreading and editing a document with this keyboarding lesson.Youngsters are given a text with no capital letters. They proofread and retype the document adding capitals when necessary. This is designed for a keyboarding...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable