Activities: Make an Apostrophe Collage

Make an Apostrophe Collage

Here's a creative and engaging activity to get your child on track with that pesky little line.

Flip booklet with 6 common examples of Figurative Language (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Assonance). Hands on and fun!   Great for revision! The making of the booklet can be done over 2 lessons...kids LOVE it!

Figurative Language Revision Flip Booklet (Basic)

Flip booklet with 6 common examples of Figurative Language (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Assonance). Hands on and fun! Great for revision! The making of the booklet can be done over 2 lessons.kids LOVE it!

Flip booklet with 6 common examples of Figurative Language (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Assonance). Hands o...

Figurative Language Revision Flip Booklet (Basic)

Flip booklet with 6 common examples of Figurative Language (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia and Assonance). Hands on and fun! Great for revision! The making of the booklet can be done over 2 lessons.kids LOVE it!

6 Simile posters for the classroom. Simple and fun! I hope that you enjoy them! Lovingly made by Freckled Frog...

6 Simile posters for the classroom. Simple and fun! I hope that you enjoy them! Lovingly made by Freckled Frog.

5 Colorful puzzle pieces to print and laminate to remind children of the parts of a story.  The parts may also be printed out and used as worksheets when teaching parts of a story.There are also 5 pages which can be used when planning a story.  These are especially useful when first introducing the parts of a story.

Parts of a Story Puzzle Pieces

5 Colorful puzzle pieces to print and laminate to remind children of the parts of a story. The parts may also be printed out and used as worksheets when

A cheeky chicken, a busy little ant, and a handsome spider to liven up your class.  Use these creatures with synonyms, antonyms, adjectives or sight words.  They can even just be used as a craft/art activity.  Attach thin elastic to the spider and let him dangle from your classroom roof!

Synonym Antonym Adjective Sight Word Animals (3 in 1 pack)

A cheeky chicken, a busy little ant, and a handsome spider to liven up your class. Use these creatures with synonyms, antonyms, adjectives or sight words. They


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From a college professor who is combatting punctuation myths kids pick up in school.

This is from a college professor who is combating punctuation "myths" kids pick up in school. It's a nice article. I like the how the "commas go where you breath" myth is debunked. Better to start teaching my kids the right way from the beginning.

Writing objectives. How to use a semicolon. This teacher's blog is amazing. I saw so many ideas for high school English class ideas for writing objectives for instance no one can write the word said in class for a week.

How to use a semicolon, the most feared punctuation on earth. ~ The Oatmeal The Oatmeal does many awesome comics that range in topic. He also happens to love grammar, and I look forward to the day he publishes a text book.

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Teacher: Apostrophes are in the air! Student: Commas are on the floor! Teacher: Apostrophes have two homes. Students: Contractions and possessives!

Like a rebel without a clause, your grammar guru will soon be a master of wordplay after completing these awesome grammar activities, just in time for back to school.

Sentence Stretchers: A Writing Tool

Activities: Sentence Stretchers: A Writing Tool It says for grade, but I can see this being handy for younger children as well, to get them to write in complete sentences and encourage details

Conjunction Activity

Conjunction . . . junction

Great idea for conjunctions! Love the paper clip joining two sentences. 5 Conjunctions with clips - compound sentences! You can use this with my game/task cards for sentences! Pictures support learning at Looks-Like-Language!

Go on a verb hunt in papers and magazines

Word Work activities: She make a verb collage, but you could also make one with nouns, adjectives etc. Have students all bring in examples of each part of speech, then collage them to make separate classroom posters;

Teacher Idea Factory: PRONOUN PATCH - BULLETIN BOARD IDEA

Pronoun Patch - great for reinforcing the concept of pronouns. Give student a pronoun and have her add petals for nouns that could be associated with that pronoun.

anchor charts for conjunctions - (image only)

Conjunctions Anchor Chart helps with good sentence building, and proper sentence structure.

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