Fanatically Grammatically Correct: Discovering the Uses of Punctuation

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students reflect on how punctuation shapes meaning, and then research guidelines for correct usage. Through a series of brief writing assignments, they explore how creative writers employ punctuation as an essential tool in their craft. Then, they create board games to teach elementary school students how to properly punctuate.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Grammar

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning; Discussions