Interactive Edit: Looking at Grammar and Mechanics the Right Way
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!
When teaching your students to vary their sentence beginnings, use this list of 8 different ways to begin sentences. Give students a copy to keep in their Writing folders for reference! Writer's Workshop, Sentence Fluency, Sentence Beginnings, Six Traits, 6 Traits