This is a 12-slide PowerPoint presentation for grades 4 and up to introduce the special usage problem of DOUBLE NEGATIVES. The presentation includes:
1) overview of negatives and errors involving use of double negatives;
2) explicit instruction and guided practice on 2 ways to fix double negatives; and
3) practice exercises to identify and correct double negatives.
I am ing my 19th year of teaching and have taught in grades 2, 3, 4, and 5. I have also served as an elementary writing coach.
In addition to teaching, I am a writing consultant for several universities in my home state of Alabama.