Explore Punctuation Humor, Teaching Punctuation, and more!

There+are+6+posters+included: *Question+Mark *Exclamation+Point *Period *Comma *Quotation+Marks *Apostrophe+  BONUS+POSTER+ADDED+{1/4/14} *Bolded+Words  There+are+7+recording+sheets+to+practice+each+of+the+punctuations+marks.  The+posters+are+aligned+with+the+Common+Core+State+Standards+{language+arts}+for+1st+grade,+but+will+work+in+K-3+classrooms!+:)  -Rachelle

There are 6 posters included: *Question Mark *Exclamation Point *Period *Comma *Quotation Marks *Apostrophe There are 6 recording sheets to practice each of the punctuation marks.

Punctuation matters

More language arts humor. This can be especially helpful in the younger grades to teach about the differences in punctuation, and to teach how to read with expression. Maybe students can make their own little "comic" between the comma and period.

Punctuation marks come alive in this clever picture book featuring fourteen playful poems. Periods stop sentences in a baker’s shop, commas help a train slow down, quotation marks tell people what to do, and colons stubbornly introduce lists.

Punctuation Celebration: This book can be used to teach punctuation, and specifically quotations. The children can do an activity where they pick their favorite punctuation mark and write a short haiku about it.

Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea! by darla

Put at writing center Tape 6 different MESSED UP sentences and glue them onto a tissue box. The kids “roll” the box, read the sentence, write it, and then revise it. Great for a writing center! (The tissue box dice thing is a great idea!

Plethora of awesome anchor charts. These are on my list of things I want to use more of next year!

Terhune's First Grade Site!" provides lots of examples of anchor charts for reading and writing. She also shares how to display and store your anchor charts throughout the school year.

using your senses to organize

Great writing idea for post-haunted-house -- This would be a fun activity with scary books at Halloween. Can I find a cute haunted house for the SmartBoard?

Literacy Center -  Punctuation pots...Write sentences on the sticks and students have to place them in the correct pot.

punctuation flower pots- Write sentences on the flowers(back of sticks). Then students will place in correct flower pot with the correct punctuation mark

Tomorrow's Fluency Lesson: Punctuation Saves Lives

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Unscramble the fall-themed sentence and finish it off with the correct punctuation.  FREE and fun!

Another pinner wrote "FREE Pumpkin Punctuation. Practice Sentence Fluency and Punctuation with this fun, fall-themed activity.

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Every-Day Edits - Daily paragraph with ten built-in errors  of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization. Send students on a hunting expedition, then review the work with them. This daily exposure is sure to cement some very important skills as it lays the foundation for improving students' test scores.

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.

Onomatopeia video. Short and OH so catchy...kids will absolutely "get" this!

A short video with a catchy tune. Bet it will help kids remember :) Word WOrk + Poetry

This is from a college professor who is combating punctuation "myths" kids pick up in school. It's a nice article.

Teach English Punctuation System - 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.

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