These are DO NOW activities to use as a bell ringer to the start of class for most of the chapters in The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. It gets students editing and proofreading while also staying on topic with the text. The quotes come directly from the text. Students will receive the quote from the text with errors, and teacher has the fixed version to share after students complete. These can be written on the board by the teacher or copied onto a white board program such as a Promethean or Smartboard. Just copy the fix it to project, or cut the answer key and provide a copy to the students to fix on paper. For this activity students will identify who said it, how it is pivotal to the chapter, and fix the errors, without looking in the text. Find an example of the first chapter below. Great for getting students COMMON CORE ready by analyzing text as well as grammar and spelling.
Anyways, there doing it for us all, said Cora, or so they say. If I hadn't of got my tubes tyed, it could of been me, say I was ten years younger. Its not that bad. Its not what you'd call hard work.
Anyways, they're doing it for us all, said Cora, or so they say. If I hadn't of got my tubes tied, it could have been me, say I was ten years younger. It's not that bad. It's not what you'd call hard work.