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Every Punctuation Mark Matters: A Minilesson on Semicolons - ReadWriteThink

Every Punctuation Mark Matters: A Minilesson on Semicolons - ReadWriteThink | grammar | Scoop.it
Students analyze stylistic choices and grammar use in authentic writing, focusing on the use of the semicolon in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."

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Elania Garrett's curator insight, August 1, 2013 2:28 PM

Excellent resource complete with instructional plans, additioanl resources, and best of all, it's already been aligned with Common Core Standards!

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Daily Grammar Archive - Comprehensive archive of all of our grammar lessons and quizzes

Daily Grammar Archive - Comprehensive archive of all of our grammar lessons and quizzes | grammar | Scoop.it
This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes.  Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes.  Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions,...

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Elania Garrett's comment, August 1, 2013 4:56 PM
Excellent free resource that offers an archive of 440 +free grammar lessons & quizzes. Meets majority of Common Core English Language arts for Grades 6-8.
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How to teach … grammar

How to teach … grammar | grammar | Scoop.it
Do your students struggle with misplaced commas or muddled tenses?
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Teaching Grammar: There Has to Be a Better Way (And There Is!)

Teaching Grammar: There Has to Be a Better Way (And There Is!) | grammar | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Steve Peha is the President of Teaching That Makes Sense, an education consultancy based in Carrboro, NC.

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Elania Garrett's comment, August 1, 2013 5:09 PM
This article definitely offers a different approach, but perhaps a change in jargon is indeed what students need to better comprehend the process of building better sentences. Worth a look!
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Word Order / Sentence Structure - English Grammar Lesson (Part 1)

This English grammar lesson on word order will teach you about the sentence structure of phrases in the English language. To practice what you've learnt from...
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