Roll Out the Run-ons
Students participate in activities in order to investigate the concept of run-on sentences. They identify a complete sentence and the correct characteristics that it possesses.
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Sentence Structure: Avoiding Choppy, Run-on, and Stringy Sentences
Use this as a reference sheet for peer- or self-editing, or as a guide when teaching sentence structure. Defines and gives examples of choppy, run-on, and stringy sentences, and provides corrected versions of each. Check revised examples...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
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
Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Trait Practice: Sentence Fluency
Do your young writers need a little help varying their sentence structure? Have them work on common errors, sentence fluency, and writing patterns with a series of language arts activities. The resource includes reading passages as well...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Correcting Run-On Sentences
Although this practice opportunity is poorly organized, it does provide a chance for your upper elementary schoolers to identify complete sentences, run-on sentences, and sentence fragments. This worksheet also focuses on ways to correct...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Eliminate Fragments and Run-ons
Fix fragments and run-ons. Kids practice editing a piece of their own writing, read, and take notes of common examples. They practice connecting independent clauses and then use the information to edit previously written pieces. Note:...
4th - 8th English Language Arts