Daily paragraph with ten built-in errors of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization. Daily exposure is sure to cement some very important skills as it lays the foundation for improving students' test scores.
First Grade Smiles: Turkeys on Strike! "Top 3 Reasons why you should eat ______ for Thanksgiving instead of turkey". We had brainstormed describing words before completing this activity and we focused on writing complete sentences.
Wilson You might be able to use this for your persuasive writing topic. This is a great visual to teach opinion writing. I think I am going to use it with the prompt: What is the best way to eat an oreo cookie. Each student will then get an oreo as well.
Sentence Surgery…laminated unedited sentence strips, bandaid strips for ending punctuation, small round bandages for commas and quotations, tongue depressors to mark capitalization, and ‘Emergency Kit’ paper bags w/ red cross on them. how fun!