Kill two birds with one cross-curricular stone. These 30 short illustrated pieces about space science contain 8 errors in grammar, punctuation, capitalization or spelling. Students preview or review science content as they work on their editing skills.
Two formats: Power Point and .PDF. These can be used as warm ups, team games, anchor activities or as part of class. Reading levels vary (and are marked in PPT) making tiered instruction easier.
Science content includes the planets, rotation, comets, quotations from astronomers, sun, moon, sunspots, and more.
Comma use including in a series, in dates, locations, etc.
Comparative and superlative adjectives
Inappropriate shifts in verb tense
Irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish)
Apostrophes to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives
Frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their)
Subject-verb agreement (some with intervening phrases and clauses)
Proper spelling (including Greek and Latin affixes and roots used in science)
Commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations
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