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Comma Splice Practice #3--Five Days of Bell Work with Forty-Six Slide PowerPoint

Comma Splice Practice #3--Five Days of Bell Work with Forty-Six Slide PowerPoint
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Imagine eliminating comma splices from your students’ writing. This feat is unlikely to be accomplished with run-of-the-mill worksheets that feature isolated sentences. Young writers need to study real literature and complex non-fiction. The bell work offered in this product uses paragraphs from Stealing Lincoln’s Body by Thomas J. Craughwell, an interesting account of plotting grave robbers--your students will be begging to read the book!

This product offers the following:

--Five days of bell work. Each day features one paragraph from Stealing Lincoln’s Body by Thomas J. Craughwell that contains complex and compound sentences—as well as one comma splice that has been added. Students are asked to underline the comma splice and write it correctly on the lines provided.

--A forty-six slide PowerPoint that goes over the comma splice from each day’s bell work. It provides three ways to fix the error and goes over why the other sentences in the paragraph are not comma splices.

--A ticket out activity to be completed on the fifth day. This asks students to give an example of a comma splice—while stressing that it’s a mistake that we don’t want to make in our actual writing.

Looking for a great way to introduce comma splices to your class? Check out my freebie teaching idea here!

All Comma Splice Bell Work Weeks:
To Kill A Mockingbird Comma Splice Practice

Tuesdays With Morrie Comma Splice Practice

Stealing Lincoln's Body Comma Splice Practice

Reading to Babies Comma Splice Practice
It's great to use one of these each quarter as a reminder for our young writers!

Happy Teaching!
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