Lesson Plan

Use Your Noodle: Avoiding Comma Blunders

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Young grammarians will go to town with a lesson that doodles with macaroni! Scholars cook up sentences with the addition of commas, which makes all the difference in their meaning.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Begin by reviewing the grammar terms used in the lesson (FANBOYS, types of clauses, types of phrases, etc.)
  • Prepare a list of writing prompts class members may use for their paragraph
  • Laminate the sentence strips to permit reuse
  • Have participants create a list of comma rules to keep in their notebooks
  • Use the PowerPoint to guide the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a projection device for the PowerPoint and copies of multiple worksheets
  • Class members need devices with internet
  • Links are provided that detail the many learning strategies used in the lesson
  • The macaroni adds a bit of fun to the grammar/punctuation lesson
  • None
Common Core