Teach little learners how to "scrub" sentences! Looking for a way to reinforce beginning conventions? This resource focuses on capitalization and punctuation, and integrates many common core ELA skills!
The resource can be used (to start) as a stand alone lesson to begin teaching editing of sentences. CCSS addressed are for kindergarten, but the resource is also useful for second language learners and any other students needing support in these areas.
This resource can also be used for bell work, word work, small group instruction, or homework!
Included in this resource:
•28 different sentences for editing capitalization and punctuation, divided into sections by type of punctuation: period, question mark, exclamation point.
•Open-ended, child centered... space for students to re-write and create meaning for the text with their own illustration.
•Directions and suggestions instruction use of resource.
•3 Anchor charts for showing editing and illustration of sentences (for sentence with a period, sentence with a question mark and sentence with an exclamation point).
•1 anchor chart for instruction with graphic illustration.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.2a Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.2b Recognize and name end punctuation
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.1 (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1e Use the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).
•Full page and half page options for each sentence.
•Students read the sentence, circle to edit, re-write correctly, and illustrate to match the text.
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