This download provides seven worksheets and connected formative grammar assessments to determine mastery.
The worksheets include the following: Capitalization of People and Characters; Capitalization of Places; Capitalization of Things; Capitalization of Holidays and Dates; Capitalization of Organizations and Businesses; Capitalization of Language and People Groups; and Capitalization of Events and Historical Periods Each worksheet has a short formative assessment to ensure mastery. Answers provided, of course.
To introduce the worksheets, you also get six concise articles with scripted introductions.
The introductions connect to prior learning and/or define key terms. Then click HERE on the article links and press PLAY to view the Six Quick Video Lessons
(3–4 minutes each). Ms. Kinney (my ELA teaching colleague) will read the lessons with examples. You may require students to write the lessons in composition notebooks or use in Cornell Notes. Help students complete the Practice Sentence and the Writing Application per the directions.
Capitalization Articles and Quick Video Lessons
Capitalizing People and Character Names
Capitalizing Things and Products
Capitalizing Holidays and Dates
Capitalizing Special Events and Historical Periods
Capitalizing Organizations and Businesses
Capitalizing Languages, Dialects, and People Groups
Before purchasing, teachers may wish to check out the following full-year, Standards-based, grade-level grammar and mechanics programs, which include all 77 worksheets
plus much more…
The rigorous and comprehensive Teaching Grammar and Mechanics
grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and high school programs include 56 scripted lessons (64 for high school) with Progressive Skills Standards review, definitions and examples, practice and error analysis, simple sentence diagrams, and mentor texts with writing applications. Formative assessments are woven into every 25-minute lesson.
Biweekly grammar, usage, mechanics, and vocabulary unit tests require students to define, identify, and apply their learning writing context.
Each program also provides the Diagnostic Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Assessments with corresponding remedial worksheets to help your students catch up
while they keep up
with grade-level instruction. You will know exactly which worksheets to assign to which kids with these whole-class assessments: Differentiated Instruction!
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