10 Grammar Mistakes & 10 Lessons to Fix Them
You know those grammar errors that students make in second grade ... and third grade ... and are still making in high school? Here are 10 lesson ideas that just might make the grammar rules stick, by WeAreTeachers blogger Erin Bittman. This is the fifth post in the Teaching Young Writers blog series sponsored by Zaner-Bloser. COMMON Grammar MISTAKE #1: There, Their and They'reLESSON: "You Be the Judge"There is a place. Their shows possession. They're is short for they are. COMMON Grammar MISTAKE #2: You're and YourLESSON: YOUR Surgery Students always seem to forget to add an e and insert an apostrophe when needed! COMMON Grammar MISTAKE #3: Then and ThanLESSON: Then-Than Flip To help students understand when to use then vs. than, have them play Then-Than Flip! COMMON Grammar MISTAKE #4: Lie and LayLESSON: Lie-Lay Action! COMMON Grammar MISTAKE #5: Who and WhomLESSON: Fishing for Who and Whom Cut out a variety of paper fish from construction paper. Looking for more?