No matter what you call them – grammar mentor sentences, practice sentences, master sentences – using sentences from literature is a power..
Thoroughly making bell ringers for language arts classes can be time consuming. I know this because I’ve been working on a large set for t..
Grammar is a tough subject to learn, a tough subject to teach. Why wouldn’t it be? Learning syntax and understanding punctuation variation..
As I’ve taught over the years, I’ve developed “Grammar Crammer.” This is a quick, fun way to teach grammar in short increments. Here is ho..
A little over a week ago, I wrote about middle school resources, with an emphasis on grammar. High school resources (grammar being the foc..
Middle school resources? Grammar lesson plans, anyone? Empty stage? No hands in the air?
I’ve been told that my excitement over grammar..
I’m busy creating extension activities for the popular Minecraft handbooks. Minecraft invaded my house sometime last year; it will definit..
Looking for grammar extension activities – ones that can be used with any novel or story?
Sentence structure ..
Teaching the eight parts of speech with children and picture books.
We have a gazillion alphabet books for toddlers – but we keep them ..
My son obsesses over Minecraft. He plays the games, builds with the figurines, and wears Minecraft themed clothing. When he started readin..