Activity

Ice Cream Treat: Correct Punctuation

Fourth Grade Reading & Writing Activities: Ice Cream Treat: Correct Punctuation

What You Need:

  • One copy of paragraph and recipe below
  • Pencil
  • Ice cream
  • Spoon

What You Do:

  1. Print out the incorrect paragraph below.
  2. First, have your child try to read the incorrect paragraph.
  3. With a pencil, have your child correct the paragraph.
  4. Remind her that even though a space is not a mark, it is considered punctuation.
  5. Have your child use the correct paragraph to check her work.
  6. Serve ice cream with your child!

Incorrect paragraph:

Icecreamisadessertthatmanypeopleenjoywhilemosticecreamismadefromdairyitisalsopossibletomakeitwithal mondmilkandotherfrozenitemssomepeopleliketomakeicecreamathomewithcreammilksugareggsandsaltoth ersliketobecreativeandusebananasandvariousflavorstrytomakeyourownrecipeforicecream

Correct paragraph:

Ice cream is a dessert that many people enjoy. While most ice cream is made from dairy, it is also possible to make it with almond milk and other frozen items. Some people like to make ice cream at home with cream, milk, sugar, eggs, and salt. Others like to be creative and use bananas and various flavors. Try to make your own recipe for ice cream!

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