Puns and Punctuation

Explore the writing traits of word choice and conventions. Middle school writers use this Six-Traits Writing lesson to discuss the writing style of the Tom Swift Adventure Series by Victor Appleton. They examine "Tom Swiftie" puns, paying special attention to dialogue punctuation. First in groups and then as individuals, they create their own "Tom Swiftie" puns for their writer's notebooks or for a classroom collection.

6th - 8th English Language Arts 59 Views 131 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
1 more...

What Members Say

Anna T.
Lesson Planet is a quick, simple way to find lessons or great ideas for them! I teach 8th, 9th, and 12th grade math so this resource is great across grade levels! I love it!
Anna T.
New York, NY