Grammar

This unit will be designed to be taught concurrently with other units throughout the beginning (1st quarter and beginning of 2nd quarter) of the school year.  It will focus on teaching grammar concepts in context.  Front-loading grammar instruction has been a focus of the district ELA department.

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This is a resource to help teach the language standard 4.5  Time is of the essence and I wanted to create something where kids could do more exploration of the standard during our Daily 5 time.  

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This brief unit about participles is part of a larger unit about verbals and is in the planning to be a part of a very large unit about grammar.  This unit is intended to aid student knowledge about how words and sentences fit together as well as to improve their writing skills as they learn to model different sentence formats.

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This unit will aid students in using a variety of sentence formats in their writing by describing simple, compound, and complex sentence structures.  

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This short unit is designed to instruct students on how to identify fragments and run-ons in writing. It will also give them multiple tools to fix sentence fragments and run-ons. The final assessment is a tiered assessment.

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Students will discover the meaning behind and uses for adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions and other elements of grammar.   They will work in partners or groups to create a visual presentation that will teach classmates the most important and useful characteristics of their assigned grammar element.

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This unit will explore the difference between "commonly confused words" in the English language.  Students will be introduced to pairs/groups of words that are commonly misused in a general and academic setting.  The attached document details how face-to-face instruction will merge with self-paced practice to create a blended experience that enables students to acquire, build upon and

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This unit will let students learn the building concepts of subject-verb agreement in this unit.  Students will not only be exposed to the core rules but also they will explore on their own and be able to track their own progress.  The attached document details how face-to-face instruction will merge with self-paced practice to create a blended experience that enables understanding to

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Students will learn how to identify various sentence types (simple, compound, complex, compound-complex), and how to utilize them in their writing. They will also learn how to identify and correct sentence fragments and run-ons. Formative assessments will largely take place online via google forms.

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Students will learn about helping and main verbs through videos and a website. They will memorize the 23 helping verbs through the "Jingle Bells" tune. To practice identifying helping verbs, they have the opportunity to play games. They will end the lesson by writing a story as a group that contains helping and main verbs.

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