Goals: To write using the conventions of English grammar and to vary sentence structure for effect
Opener:Take a sheet with the answers for Comma Exercise 1, and correct your answers. Look at the rules, and figure out which three rules you missed most often. At the top of your page, write a note to yourself explaining which comma rules you need to watch out for the most in your own writing (based on the answers you missed).
Handouts in Class: Answers to Comma Exercise 1
Terms and Vocabulary: See the 10th grade page
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. You corrected your comma worksheets and identified your own problem areas
2. You made posters illustrating the comma rules