Grammar isn’t always simple. The English language is a complicated beast, but there’s no excuse for spelling mistakes, overusing an apostrophe, or not understanding the difference between simple words that you learn in grade school. Have you seen any great grammar or spelling mistakes lately?
Before we can discuss how irregular verbs differ from regular ones, students have to know that verbs have tenses, what this means, and the rules that govern regular verbs in each tense. The second foldable attempts to create groupings that will help students remember and recall irregular verbs. The ones that elementary students will come across with regularity were my main focus. I also tried to bring some light-hearted fun-poking at the issues of our English language with some of my headings.
FREE Grammar Cheat Sheet - nice...everything on one sheet for quick reference.
Teach students to look at examples of excellent sentences and ask themselves, "what works well?" Instead of looking at poorly written sentences and fixing them. Let's show our students what great sentences look like! In this resource, there is a list of 20 well written sentences along with a printable response sheet for each sentence. That's one month worth of interactive edits!
Using humor (or pathetic real life mistakes) to teach English - grammar. Have students find mistakes.
More mistakes in spelling/grammar/usage/punctuation that can be used in English class. Have students find the mistakes. And this example was from a teacher. :( But nobody on Pinterest, of course. :)