Students often understand the basic conventions of writing, but may need support in incorporating these skills into their work. In this lesson, students will review some of the more common capitalization and punctuation errors and apply their editing skills to real writing.
Teach your students to edit peer writing with a three-step process that will improve their writing skills and overall confidence. In this lesson, students will practice editing short pieces of writing using specific criteria.
Challenge students with a discussion about prepositions and conjunctions in this lesson. Your class will write a journal entry to explain the function of the prepositions and conjunctions in a specific sentence.
With this lesson you can teach students to be peer editors. Students will sharpen their writing skills by learning to provide pointed feedback to their peers in the form of compliments, suggestions and corrections.
Increase your student's ability to spot incorrect grammar with this Sentence Fixer worksheet. Students will practice their capitalization, punctuation, and dialogue skills to fix up this set of sentences.
In this real-world exercise about the Teal Pumpkin Project, your child will create a persuasive poster to spread the word about the project in the hopes of convincing people to offer non-food trinkets this Halloween season.
Equip your students to stop run-on sentences with punctuation and capitalization! In this lesson, your students will explore copyediting symbols for capitalization and punctuation and use these symbols as they edit writing.
Students will get lots of editing practice in this lesson! After reviewing basic editing symbols, students will edit provided stories and a partner’s work. Student will also learn about editing tools used in word processing.
Whether students are revising handwritten drafts or work that has been composed on the computer, this lesson will help your writers understand some basic strategies and copyediting symbols for polishing their writing.