National Punctuation Day (September 24th) Grammar lessons that your students will love.

Posted by Teresa M. on Sep 15, 2015 2:50:20 AM

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National Punctuation Day is a great way to get your students excited about writing. The best way for your students to become better writers is for them to write! These are proven resources and ideas that can be used in any classroom. Each is broken down into the various grade levels to encourage writing.

Resources

Extension Activity: Start your own newspaper or classroom newsletter. Assign jobs to all your students. Sample jobs: writers, editors, photographers, and interviewers.
Middle School
The Enhanced eBook edition available gives you the freedom to cut and paste any portion of the text into your own document; to project the eBook contents on a whiteboard; and more! 100 Reproducible Activities It's no secret: practice builds skill, and skill builds confidence. By focusing on essential elements of grammar, these reproducible exercises are the ideal supplement to your language arts program. Good Grammar! covers all the bases in a variety of skill-specific lesson formats. The annotated table of contents makes it easy to locate and prescribe instant remediation. Topics Include: Anatomy of a Sentence, Sentence Structure and Syntax, Subjects and Predicates, Compounds: subjects; Predicates and Sentences, Eight parts of speech, Nouns: Singular and Plural; Proper and Common, Self-assessment and Proofreading, Subject-verb agreement, Personal Pronouns and Antecedents, Adjectives and Adverbs: Comparative and Superlative, and more...
The reproducible lessons in this series were designed for students who still have trouble understanding what they read, writing a simple report, or finding the appropriate words to express themselves. A systematic, incremental teaching method promotes progress by steadily building confidence in six core topics. These reproducible books include teacher notes and tips, answer keys, reference guides, lessons, unit reviews, and more.
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Start a blog or use the Big Universe writing tool. This way your students have an world wide audience.
We would love to hear from you. How will you celebrate National Punctuation Day?

Topics: Classroom Ideas, Common Core, Differentiation, Publisher Preview, Reading Lists, Writing, Technology, Literacy

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