Editor in Chief improves students’ grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice. This effective method teaches students to carefully analyze and edit stories that contain errors in writing mechanics and story details.
The stories involve mixed-skills practice, starting with easier errors and becoming more challenging as students become adept at the editing process.
Students identify and circle errors in each story. Then they insert, modify, or delete punctuation, words, and short phrases to make corrections. An editing checklist and annotated guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation are provided to help focus students’ thinking and allow them to match their answers to applicable rules. Detailed answers are also included.
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Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 6; ability level: grades 6-8; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.From the Publisher:
This unique series uses illustrated high-interest stories to get your students thinking like real editors! Each book will improve students' language mechanics significantly and--equally important--improve academic performance! Easy to teach and a lot more fun than traditional grammar drills.
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