Grammar Usage: Editing
in this editing activity, students correct the underlined portion of 10 sentences for grammar mistakes. Some sentences have no grammar mistakes.
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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
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What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement...? This is the driving question of a research project that requires scholars to find information about Dr. Seuss' life and work. Class members write a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using Personal Pronouns Correctly
Complete personal pronoun practice activities. Pupils use correct personal pronoun form in sentences the teacher writes on the board. They review the function of a pronoun and the various cases and practice placing personal pronouns by...
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Punctuation (The Comma vs. The Semicolon)
Explore English by participating in a grammar correcting activity. Elementary and middle schoolers distinguish when to use commas from when to use semicolons. Then they correct twelve sentences by placing commas and semicolons in the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Advice: Should, Shouldn't, Ought to, Had Better, and Had Better Not
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3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dear Juana: Editing a Letter
Explore proofreading and editing in careers by drafting a letter. 7th graders will read example letters people have written who work in different careers. They will edit one of the sample letters they have read based on the Occupational...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable