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Writing Connections: Link Writing to Pupils' Daily Lives

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Engage your learners in writing a set of instructions that relates to their experiences.
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Grammar Bytes PowerPoint Presentation: Parallel Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When preparing students for standardized tests, this presentation about parallel structure could be a great way to review. Using concrete examples, and providing detailed explanations, students could use this as an independent review.
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Parallel Structure, Exercise 1

For Students 4th - 11th
Challenge your pupils' writing skills with this two-page worksheet. There are a total of twenty sentences which must be read in order to determine whether or not they contain errors in parallel structure. Note: This worksheet accompanies...
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Parallel Structure, Exercise 3

For Students 4th - 12th
As the third learning exercise in a series about parallel structure, this learning exercise continues to challenge students' writing skills. It includes twenty multiple choice questions; students must select the correct phrase to...
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Grammar Bytes - Parallel Structure

For Students 4th - 10th
The first exercise in a series of worksheets, this handout asks learners to read 10 sets of sentences and choose the one with no errors in structure. Tip: Find all of the worksheets on parallel structure throughout our website and create...
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Parallel Structure Practice

For Students 5th - 12th
Practice parallel structure with a multiple-choice exercise. Twenty questions challenge learners of all ages to correctly fill in blanks with phrases that are parallel in structure to what is already there. Tip: As noted, this learning...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is parallelism? Novice writers learn about parallelism and practice balancing 10 sentences for better syntax and parallel structure. A clear, straightforward worksheet with answers included.
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Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
This excellent resource has the audience focus on ways to create complete sentences. As the presentation progresses, they see many examples of sentences that are fragments, run-ons, and ones that are punctuated incorrectly. They then...
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Language Arts: Writing Through Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Improve writing skills using methods from Robert Gay's Writing Through Reading; Gay espouses reproducing the work of successful writers to build the ability to convey original ideas effectively. Young writers transcribe, paraphrase, and...
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ASL: Building a functional vocabulary

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired learners, this lesson provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each blue link you...
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Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a...
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Much or Many?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Much and many are two words that often get misused in our language. This fine presentation addresses that fact by giving learners clear direction of when each word should be used, and many opportunities to practice using them correctly....
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Excel, Word, and Basketball

For Teachers 5th
Wow, this lesson packs a punch. Pupils interview basketball players, write about a game, and use Excel to organize statistics related to the players and the points scored. Afterward, they create posters, presentations, and much more.
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Run-on Sentences

For Teachers 5th - 6th
An excellent PowerPoint on how to identify, and fix, run-on sentences awaits your class. Learners see that there are two basic types of run-ons: a fused sentence, and a comma splice. After viewing the most common types of mistakes in...
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Types of Sentences

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What a great way to review sentence structure and writing skills! This presentation explores types of sentences such as declarative, imperative, and interrogative. it also covers writing skills, such as eliminating run-ons. The examples...
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For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Not only does this PowerPoint cover the concepts, it does it in an entertaining way. The presentation starts with a rhyme to remember the definition of a verb, then it goes on to a list of action verbs, and finishes with a number of...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
What a brilliant way to have students discuss subjects and predicates! This presentation breaks down the concept into easy-to-understand parts. Students are given a sentence in which they identify the subject and predicate. They also...
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Mechanics Mania

For Teachers 4th
As part of test prep, or a way to cement writing skills, this presentation would be superb. Students often have trouble with capitalization rules and commas. Coverage of mechanics uses well-thought-out examples.
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Subjects and Predicates

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
From simple subjects to compound predicates, this PowerPoint is a great tool for teaching the two parts of a sentence: subject and predicate. There are thirty-one colorful and interactive slides in this presentation which includes brief...
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Pronoun Reference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For high school students, this presentation defining the correct use of pronouns, might be invaluable. Many students have trouble knowing when to use them in a sentence. By engaging in this presentation, learners can start to explore the...
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Sentence Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Clear up confusion surrounding simple, compound, and complex sentences. The poster, which could also be used as a reference sheet, includes five examples. The types of clauses, parts of speech, and types of punctuation are color-coded to...
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Precise and Concise Language (Part 1)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While pupils often think that length is a mark of good writing, precision is often a more accurate indicator of sophisticated writing. Show them how to whittle down their phrases and have them practice on the eight sentence groups...
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Improving a Paragraph 5

For Students 6th - 9th
Help classroom writing with a series of revision exercises. There are four paragraphs to revise and one paragraph to write. The boring paragraphs are accompanied by editing suggestions for improved focus. Use these as warm-ups or as part...
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Improving a Paragraph 4

For Students 6th - 9th
Assign a paragraph a day! For the first four days, class members will need to focus in order to improve a paragraph and make it their own. Revision suggestions are given for each prompt. On the fifth day, give writers the chance...