Editing Practice Using Book Reviews: School Year Titles 4-8

Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews:  School Year Titles 4-8
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

2 MB|20 pages
Share
Product Description
Unique idea for editing practice that will capture student interest! The passages are reviews of 4-star titles related to coping with the various ups and downs of school. A dozen passages to improve student editing skills, teach punctuation rules in context, and introduce students to new books. Many are laugh out loud hilarious and all deal with relevant issues for tweens, from starting at a new school to bullies.
This is also included in a BUNDLE of all of my seasonal editing with book review passages products. Link below!

Great for using one at a time for warm-ups (bell work), for exit slips, or for task cards (cut in half for a center, partners/groups, or early finishers). Perfect for a quick assessment of grammar skills. Use the whole packet (3 pages front to back) for independent classwork, editing or grammar mini-lessons, or homework. Teacher ideas included.

All punctuation marks have been omitted for 4th to 8th graders to provide commas, apostrophes, capitals, end marks, and more, covering 25 rules. Students are challenged to decide where it makes sense to place a period. Common spelling errors (a lot, their/there/they're, too/to/two) are also included.

The complete 24 page packet includes:
--chart of basic proofreading marks and an edited sample passage (see the thumbnail and Preview for a full page sample)
--12 passages to edit, two task cards per page (see the thumbnail, list of titles and a sample in the Preview)
-- answer key with corrected passages, 1-3 applicable grammar rules for each passage (See the thumbnail and a sample in the Preview)
--an Editing Improvement Log; 2 pg chart for students to record the types of errors they make (comma, capital letter, etc.) and the applicable rule; helpful to increase awareness of frequent errors and to reinforce rules
-- a "Sounds Good" general handout for students to make note of any titles they hear about (via this activity or any other source) and would like to check out
--tips for the teacher with options for using and evaluating the passages
--list of Common Core Standards: Meets Language/ELA Literacy.1 and .2 and Writing/ELA Literacy W.5 for 4-8.

See the Preview for a list of the titles. Some have 'middle school' in the titles, but all are recommended for ages 8-12. Check for the interest level of your students! Examples are Diary of a Sixth Grade Ninja, James Patterson's Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, and Wonder.

BUNDLE OF ALL SEVEN EDITING PRODUCTS! Includes this product plus the others listed below. A terrific value!
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews BUNDLE
Other editing using book review products available individually:
Editing Practice Using Reviews of Summer Novels 6-8
Edit Practice Using Book Reviews: Popular Titles 4-6
Edit Practice Using Book Reviews: Spooky, Mystery Titles
Editing Practice Reviews of Winter Books
Practice Editing Using Book Reviews: Titles for March
Editing Practice Using Book Reviews: Friendship Titles

Complete Punctuation Guide includes all the rules in this product and more, combining them into one handy reference. Self/Peer/Teacher Editing Checklist is also a great companion:
Punctuation Guide: 15 Marks and 80 Rules for Commas & More
Complete & Easy Editing Checklist

Follow Me! Earn TpT credits and find out about new products and sales. Click the star next to my photo logo in the upper right corner of this page. Thanks!

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$4.50
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up