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Comma Practice

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Could your language arts class use some practice with commas? Use these pages to work on separating adjectives with commas, setting off introductory words, and appositives. The worksheets prompt kids to copy the sentences onto another...
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Commas

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Commas are a great way to vary your sentences! Middle schoolers insert commas into a paragraph to separate items in a series and to indicate an introductory word. For extra practice, use these sentences in your Daily Oral Language...
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Misplaced Modifiers

For Students 6th - 9th
Misplaced modifiers can alter the meaning of a sentence, and take away from a writer's intended message. Use the reference sheet and activity to show middle schoolers how to edit confusing sentences with misplaced modifiers. A great...
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Punctuation Practice

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Need some punctuation practice? Challenge your third or fourth graders' editing skills with a helpful instructional activity on punctuation. After naming different types of punctuation marks, they rewrite a paragraph that has multiple...
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Question Marks

For Students K - 1st Standards
Context clues are important when understanding the intent of a sentence. Kindergartners read eight sentences, and decide if each should end in a period or in a question mark. The last two questions prompt kids to draw a mouse and a cat,...
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Malapropisms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What's the difference between an allegory and an alligator? Fifth graders work with malapropisms to determine the meanings of words that sound alike. Five sentences challenge them to find the malapropism and change it to the correct...
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Punctuating a Paragraph

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Do your fourth graders need a little help with punctuation? Use this run-on paragraph to demonstrate proofreading for capitalization, punctuation, and separating ideas into separate paragraphs. At the end of the activity, learners...
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Editing

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Take young authors through the writing process with a learning exercise on editing. Given three sentences with unnecessary words, pupils cross out the extra words and write the rest of the sentence in the space provided. An excellent way...
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What is Proofreading?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Is your essay coherent? Does it make sense? Is it formatted correctly? Does it adhere to standard English conventions? This helpful and informative slide-show walks learners step by step through the editing and proofreading process. Each...
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Punctuation

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Reinforce the rules for the correct usage of punctuation marks in sentences and paragraphs. Clarity and organization of thought form the main focus of this activity. Use this activity to emphasize the use of ellipses and other...
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Proofreading: Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Identify and develop strategies for proofreading with your class. They read and identify the grammar rules for capitalization, end punctuation, and commas, correct errors as a class, and complete three worksheets. This resource includes...
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Every-Day Edit: President Gerald R. Ford

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this proofreading worksheet, students identify spelling, capitalization, punctuation and grammar mistakes in a descriptive paragraph and use editing marks to correct them.
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Our Wonderful Stories: Lesson Plan 5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The fifth installment in a writing unit that culminates with a Hyperstudio illustrated group story project, this plan is ripe with ideas for ways to design group writing projects for elementary writers. Use the whole unit as a base from...
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The Argument

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
After brainstorming, middle schoolers write an expository essay for a writing project. They focus on supporting points, organization, and writing conventions to develop a well-integrated paper. In addition, they revise, proofread and...
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Lesson 11 - Reading

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Give your class some experience with want ads in this reading exercise. After reading eight different want ads for various jobs, young editors choose which information is necessary and unnecessary. This lesson would be a great addition...
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The Writing Process Continues

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Middle schoolers write a nonfiction animal book. They research an animal to write about and use the templates provided to gather all sorts of information on their animal. Consider making a model book so your class has an idea of what it...
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Daily Writing

For Students 3rd - 5th
A one-page worksheet provides pupils with an opportunity to practice editing. Using the symbols provided, editors label the errors found in the model sentence and then rewrite the corrected sentence. Finally, writers draft a paragraph...
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Be Your Own Chief Editor

For Teachers 9th
The value of this punctuation and grammar instructional activity is in the SMART board presentation, which takes pupils through the proofreading process. It would be a good way to introduce the idea of proofreading in your class before...
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Concise Writing Exercises

For Students 7th - 11th
Are your pupils' essays full of long, wordy sentences? Help them to write more concise sentences with this practice worksheet, which provides twenty long sentences for your young editors to proofread. Use the activity as a homework...
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Editing

For Students 5th - 8th
Twenty sentences must be edited correctly in this printable handout. Students must chose the incorrect word. Note: You can print this out, or have students take it as an online quiz. An answer sheet is included.
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Proofreading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
All writers need to be reminded to check for style and grammar errors that can make their work difficult to read. This simple review of proofreading tips, which includes a discussion of punctuation and capitalization rules, and has a...
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Proofreading

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Reading backward and moving from word to word with a pencil are just two of the many strategies employed by proofreaders that are included in a presentation about the editing stage of the writing process. In addition, viewers are asked...
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Spelling Proofreading Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Looking for a quick spelling activity to use as a quiz or warm-up? This resource provides a paragraph of eleven sentences, all of which contain a spelling error. Young learners list the mistakes on the lines below. Make a game out of...
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Spelling, Capitalization, and Punctuation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore writing conventions. First they play a ball toss game to practice spelling high frequency words. (A link to a 2nd grade list is attached.) The class works together to correct spelling, punctuation, and...