This tool is a TEXTBOOK of 23 lessons. All are CCSS/PARCC-aligned! Each makes learning and reviewing the basics of grammar rules and applications practical and fun. They also create very necessary links between grammar, punctuation, and actual writing tasks! They're concise enough to be a one-two day lessons and at the same time, they're linked to 3-week units of study that fully embrace the themes of each lesson and add all the elements that make integrated ELA units complete: close reading, response writing, grade level and beyond vocabulary, and questions that require critical thought and personal application. Each comes with a practical rubric that guides students through the process of insightfully responding to as well as evaluating each selection.