Sentence Surgery…laminated unedited sentence strips, bandaid strips for ending punctuation, small round bandages for commas and quotations, tongue depressors to mark capitalization, and ‘Emergency Kit’ paper bags w/ red cross on them. how fun!
I love this idea of placing commas in a sentence with elbow macaroni! This is a hands-on way for the students to practice punctuation. I think this strategy could also be used when teaching about apostrophes and possessive nouns.
Using Commas Game This game covers the use of commas in the following situations:1. In a series2. After an interjection3. Before quotation marks4. In dates5. In addresses6. FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)30 sentence cards, using commas tips sheet, directions card, game board, and an answer keyPrint and cut out all of the game elements.How to play1.