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Who's at Risk for Colon Cancer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Colon cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Scholars learn how colon cancer develops and spreads. They also learn risk factors, tests, and treatments before answering eight comprehension questions.
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Digestive System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. Here is a video that explores the digestive system, highlighting the difference between mechanical and chemical digestion. Scholars then see each organ of the...
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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
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Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
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Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Commas, Semicolons, and Colons Using Famous Quotes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Ten famous quotes are written on these slides, at first without punctuation. After giving learners a chance to punctuate the quotes, the correct punctuation is shown. Use memorable words to develop long-term grasp of how to use commas,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 3, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
Let's join together and make a sentence. Scholars take the next step in revising their argumentative essays by combing independent clauses to make complex sentences. Writers use a Colon and Semicolon Handout to practice different ways to...
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Semi-Colons, Colons, and Dashes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hey teacher, what's that weird thing with a period on top and a comma on the bottom? If you've ever received a question like this, it may be time to review the handout on semi-colons, colons, and dashes. Part of a larger series of...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 7

For Students 9th Standards
As the unit on research writing draws to a close, class members continue to revise and edit their papers, this time focusing on grammar, spelling, and punctuation (colon and semicolon).
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City Autumn

For Students 6th Standards
Glimpse a beautiful moment through poetry with a reading comprehension activity. As sixth graders read through "City Autumn" by Joseph Moncure March, they answer ten questions about the setting, mood, vocabulary, and punctuation of the...
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Language Arts Worksheets

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Looking for some quick grammar warm-ups? What about handy spelling crossword puzzles? Find everything you need with a resource that contains practice worksheets for parts of speech, parts of a sentence, common grammatical errors, tricky...
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The Power of Punctuation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A misplaced comma can change the meaning of an entire sentence. Practice perfect punctuation with a collection of songs, games, worksheets, and writing prompts. From pasta punctuation marks to comma necklaces, there's something for...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
To an English teacher, the only sound worse than nails on a chalkboard is a student using improper grammar. Make poor grammar a problem of the past with this extensive collection of worksheets that covers everything from sentence...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Make sure your pupils exercise their grammar muscles with this collection of worksheets. Organized into units, the packet covers everything from the parts of speech to sentence structure to punctuation.
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Colons, Semicolons, and Dashes

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Colons, semi-colons, and dashes are three of the most misused punctuation marks! This worksheet allows learners to better understand when it's appropriate to use each one, and gives them some practice in doing so. There are six sentences...
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Colons: Showing Sentence Divisions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This presentation is short and sweet! Seven concise slides detail the confusing punctuation mark and offer several examples. Bonus: Common mistakes and possible ways to correct those mistakes are also highlighted (like using a colon...
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Semicolon vs. Colon...And What is a Comma Splice?

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Designed originally for higher education, this PowerPoint could also be used to introduce your high schoolers to the semicolon, colon, and comma splice. The texts do not contain pictures or graphics; instead, they present information in...
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Separating Independent Clauses in Compound Sentences

For Students 9th - 12th
Does your class dread using semicolons? Use this resource to join two independent clauses using either a comma, semicolon, or colon. Several examples and six practice sentences are available at the bottom for learners to choose the...
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Rules of Thumb for Semicolon and Colon Use

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Beginning with a few questions, this presentation explains when to use a semicolon and when to use a colon. Many examples follow with a few slides at the end for practice. (The answers are listed on the same slide as the question so you...
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Punctuation 2: Other than Commas

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Thoroughly cover the nuances of apostrophes, quotation marks, dashes, hyphens, colons, and semi-colons. Intended for higher-level English classes, the examples given pertain to tricky rules and formal language. There are no animations or...
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Colon Exercise 2

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
In this punctuation review, young grammarians read 10 sentences checking them for accurate use of colons. If a sentence is correct, they mark it with the letter C. If a sentence is incorrect, the fix the mistakes. An answer key is...
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Semicolons and Colons PowerPoint Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Clear up those pesky semicolon and colon mistakes with this grammar presentation. It provides several examples of each, giving correct ways to resolve each problem. Use this slideshow in conjunction with a grammar unit, or to address...
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Colon and Semicolon Rules

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Are your kids always mixing up the colon and the semicolon? Help make their purpose clear with this short presentation. Thirteen slides offer explanations, examples, and a short practice opportunity. Although it serves its purpose, the...
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Punctuation Exercise

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Are you looking for a way to practice tricky punctuation? Use this worksheet as a homework assignment or warm-up activity. Young grammarians are given 20 sentences to punctuate using semicolons, colons, dashes, quotation marks, or...