I will use this PowerPoint lesson along with Nicole Shelby's 4th Interactive Language Notebook the first week of school.
This PowerPoint covers the following TN state standards for 4th grade
4.FL.SC.6 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and punctuation, when writing.
e. Produce complete sentences; recognize and correct inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
f. Use correct capitalization.
g. Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
h. Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
4.FL.VA.7c Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.