Daily editing activity - no printing or prep required. Improve students editing, punctuation, grammar, spelling and writing skills using this quick and easy daily activity. Suits a variety of different levels.
This version is the Australian/ British English version and uses the term 'full stop'. Click here to view the American English version
which uses the term 'period'.
Quick, easy, no prep daily editing exercise.
Spend 10 - 15 minutes a day on this and see amazing improvements in students' reading and writing!
This Daily Editing PowerPoint turns editing into an engaging game for students where they work to gain points. It repeats the skills and involves students in marking through the use of speak alouds which leads to skill retention. It is your no printing required solution to daily editing - all you need is an interactive whiteboard to use it! The only thing you may need to print are points charts for the students.
This PowerPoint includes:
> 50 daily editing task slides (10 weeks worth)
> Answer slides
> Rules and expectations slides for the students
> Comprehensive teaching instructions and guidelines
> A choice of 2 points charts
Key Skills Taught Include:
> Capital letters to start sentences
> Full stops to end a statement
> Homophones to, two, too
> Capital letters for proper nouns (names or people and places)
> Capital letters for days of the week
> Spelling of common words
There are a variety of other skills included in the extension exercises to extend students including - run on sentences, contractions, question marks, spelling.
This editing pack encourages students to mark the work so that the skills taught become automatic.
All of the skills are continually repeated throughout the 10 weeks, again, so that students begin to use the skills and rules automatically.
This pack is suitable for a variety of different levels. Questions are colour coded -
Blue = must do
Black = earn extra points
There are black extension questions on every slide so that all students are engaged in meaningful learning. The blue questions are simplified so all students can achieve success and see growth and they really reinforce the targeted skill. This means there won't be students waiting and becoming distracted while other students finish. Students love moving onto exercises that give them a chance to gain extra points!
If you liked this product, you might also enjoy this Persuasive Writing Annotated Exemplar and Modelling Pack or this Word of the Week for the ENTIRE Year Activity Pack!
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