Students review the basic conventions for using quotations from literature or references from a research project, focusing on accurate punctuation and page layout, then apply the conventions to their texts.
The purpose of this lesson is to explore using commas.
- YouTube video to support DLC ELA Grade 2: Unit 2 Lesson 8 - Using Commas
- Handout: HO-19 Using Commas in a Series or List
The purpose of this lesson is to explore the characteristics of a good sentence.
-YouTube video to support DLC ELA Grade 2: Unit 1 Lesson 1 - What is a Sentence?
HO-3 - Find the Sentence
HO-4 - Write a Sentence
The purpose of this lesson is to explore how to write a friendly letter.
-YouTube video to support DLC ELA Grade 2: Unit 1 Lesson 2 - How to Write a Friendly Letter
HO-6 - Friendly Letter Draft
HO-7 - Friendly Letter Revision and Editing Questions
HO-8 - Good Copy Letter
This resource includes 5 videos for each of 5 weeks to assist students in developing writing trait skills in the following areas: -Ideas -Organization -Word Choice -Sentence Fluency -Voice **Please note: Conventions is embedded throughout.
Madeline Noonan meets with all of her students individually during writer's workshop. In each conference, she specifically identifies strengths and two goals. Students continue to revise and rewrite throughout the workshop process and build confidence in their writing at the same time.
Using published writers' texts and students' own writing, this unit explores emotions that are associated with the artful and deliberate use of commas, semicolons, colons, and exclamation points (end-stop marks of punctuation).
This free printable puts forth a series of questions and statements about dinosaurs playing baseball. (Silly, but kids love it!) Students must punctuate each correctly. Finally, kids are asked to create their own statement and question on the same topic.