This is from a college professor who is combatting punctuation "myths" kids pick up in school. It's a nice article. I like the how the "commas go where you breath" myth is debunked. I think I'll start using it.
FACE FOLDABLE Are you looking for a fun way to assign mini-research projects, to create a beginning of the year All About Me getting-to-know-you activity or to teach characterization techniques? You are? Then try this. Fold each side of a horizontal sheet of paper to the middle. Have the kids draw a picture on the front and add words or questions around the drawing to invite readers to open the flaps and get more information! (free foldable template)