Formal vs. Informal writing
Don't be SO Tacky! Teaching Informal and Formal Language
Formal vs Informal Language - YouTube A great video to help kids learn the difference between the two!
Compound Sentence Practice
The purpose behind commonly used punctuation such as quotation mark, semicolons, colons, dashes, and hyphens.
Punctuation DRIVES me CrAzY! But I know I need it...?!,;:punctuation chart by jimmiehomeschoolmom, via Flickr
Punctuation People - could easily add semicolons, etc.
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Sorting Activity (3rd-5th grade)
Types of Sentences (simple,compound,complex) using Tree Map (thinking map)
Procedural Text Anchor Chart