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78 reviewed resources for colons and semicolons usage

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The Colon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An outstanding presentation clarifies one of the most misunderstood and misused punctuation marks: the colon. With clear instructions about the appropriate times to use the colon and examples of proper usage, learners  practice using it...
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Semicolons and Commas Review

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young grammarians review the proper usage of colons and semicolons in writing. Given a list of sentences, they determine which are direct characterizations and which are indirect characterizations. They also decide where the punctuation...
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Punctuation

For Students 9th - 12th
Should that pause in your sentence be long, short, or somewhere in between? Practice using commas and semicolons with a series of grammar activities. High schoolers read a series of sentences and paragraphs and decide where they should...
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Semicolons, Colons, and Hyphens

For Students 4th - 6th
In this using semicolons, colons, and hyphens worksheet, learners read about their usages and apply the information by adding them to sentences, using colons or semicolons to join groups of words in two separate columns, and choosing...
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The Semicolon and Colon

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Prepare to be impressed! Although text-heavy, the slides in this presentation concisely define and offer clear examples of the use of the colon and semicolon.
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Avoiding Run-On Sentences (I)

For Students 7th - 9th
Eliminate run-on sentences! This practice opportunity highlights run-on sentence errors and how to fix them. Examples are shown, and learners are given two options: using semi-colons or commas and coordinating conjunctions. Help polish...
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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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Using Commas and Semi-Colons Correctly

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils review the rules for correct usage of the comma and semicolon. Then, in groups, they complete worksheets, discuss answers, and reference grammar rules that support their usage of commas and semicolons.
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Building Proofreading Skills

For Students 3rd - 6th
Designed to build proofreading skills in spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and language usage, as well as proofreading for clarity, transition, and order, this workbook is packed with activities for all kinds of writing.
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Compound Sentences: Conjunctive Adverbs

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Review the correct usage of semi-colons, commas and conjunctive adverbs in compound sentences. Readers choose an appropriate conjunctive adverb (from a pair of given words) to complete a compound sentence. Then they create a compound...
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Proofreading: Lesson 1

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine instructions for proofreading activities and develop strategies to use in proofreading. They find and correct errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics in different writing samples.
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Name That Grammar Skill! A Challenge to Enforce Grammar Skills

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create games for a grammar review carnival.  In this grammar review lesson, students work in groups to create a grammar game on a particular grammar skill.  Students must create a game that engages the players and reinforces the...
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Bowling Over the Order of Operations

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders will solve equations using order of operations, and create equations that to play a fun math bowling game. They will bowl using dice to practice operations. Extensions are also included.
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Teacher of the Year

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Now is the time to identify the great teachers in your school! Discuss the characteristics of persuasive writing and analyze an example. Then, each pupil chooses a teacher who they feel should be named teacher of the year. They plan and...
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Help Me Learn About the Holocaust

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young readers select a book from a provided list to use as the basis for an intensive class study of Holocaust novels. After completing their novels, groups create a multimedia presentation highlighting the elements of literature...
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Polishing Writing Conventions

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Tenth graders practice using writing conventions in a variety of writing situations, as well as using parallel structure. They find patterns in sentences and use writing conventions to revise a paper they have previously written.
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Hands on Essays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders relate the concept of individuality of geometric shapes to the individuality of topic sentences. They write and revise a persuasive argument essay using an established rubric.
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The Multimedia Heart

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research the different aspects of the human heart. Groups work through steps to create a multimedia slide presentation. The presentation must follow pre-set criteria.
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The Story of My Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete autobiographical writing assignments throughout the school year that they save and rewrite to put into a published book during the last month of class. They include photographs, drawings and mementos of their lives in...
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The Problem with Prejudice

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read and discuss "The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden and answer questions about the poem. They list things they can do to combat prejudice using each of the letters in the word and create a small poster with a slogan against...
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Oh Man, History in Language Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the Victorian Era in anticipation of reading the novel, Jane Eyre. They create a bulletin board presenting information about their assigned topic on the Victorian Era.
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I Am a Book

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss books that have been banned and the things that they have in common. They explore the concept of freedom of speech and write poems based on their discussion.
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Clean Air

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read sales promotion reports and create a sales promotion summary using information from the report. They develop a graphic organizer to outline their information for a presentation. There is an assessment checklist...
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Who? What? When? Where? Asking Questions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders interview Veterans or role play to answer who, what, where, when questions. In this Veteran's Day questioning activity, 6th graders learn about the events in the military service of veterans. Students may simulate...