Scholastic
Source
Storyworks
Storyworks for grades 3–6 features fiction and nonfiction by today’s top children authors, poetry, read-aloud plays, student-written book reviews, and more to helps kids build reading and writing skills.
Subscribe

Grammar Cop

The Case of the Aliens’ Favor

null , null

Tasha is writing a letter to some aliens, but she needs help with homophones.

Directions: For each pair of words in bold below, circle the correct word.

Dear Aliens,

I don’t no/know weather/whether you accept/except suggestions for whom to abduct, but if you do, please consider my teacher, Ms. Abby Swanson. I’m not sure exactly what kind of stuff aliens are interested in, but I’m certain Ms. Swanson could tell you whatever you need/knead to know.

I do have to warn/worn you: Ms. Swanson is usually very suite/sweet, but there/their are a few things that make her mad—and then it’s/its a hole/whole different story! For one thing, don’t act bored/board if Ms. Swanson starts talking about grammar. And remember, you’re/your not allowed/aloud to speak unless you raise your/you’re hand. (If aliens don’t have hands, you might/mite have to raise an antenna.)

Ms. Swanson has pail/pale skin and is about 5’6”. During the week/weak you can find her in Room 304 of Sunview Elementary. One/Won final thing: Could you take Ms. Swanson on October 17? We have a big test scheduled that day, but I’m sure if Ms. Swanson were abducted by aliens, the principal/principle would cancel it. Oh, and here’s/hears the most important thing of all: Bring her back quickly! We have lots to learn, and we will miss her while/wile she’s gone!

Sincerely,

Tasha Grand


Click here for more Grammar Cop cases!




  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Grammar Tales: Chicken in the City (Nouns)

    Grammar Tales: Chicken in the City (Nouns)

    by Maria Fleming

    In search of excitement, country chicken Lu-Lu packs her bags and makes the move to the big city. There, she encounters nouns galore. But is a fast-paced life all it’s cracked up to be?

    This super-funny Grammar Tales story focuses on nouns, and is designed to help kids grasp the essential rules of usage and mechanics. Who says grammar is no laughing manner?

    $2.44 You save: 25%
    eBook | Grades 3 and Up
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Grammar Tales: Chicken in the City (Nouns)
    Grades 3 and Up $2.44
    Add To Cart
  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Exclamation Mark

    Exclamation Mark

    by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld

    An exciting tale of self-discovery, this is the story about the exclamation mark. It's about fitting in and standing out, and with the help of others, finding your way. We all have an inner exclamation mark- the question is how to find it!

    $38.75
    Paperback Book and CD | Grades K-2
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Exclamation Mark
    Grades K-2 $38.75
    Add To Cart
Privacy Policy
EMAIL THIS

* YOUR FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S EMAIL ADDRESS

MESSAGE
Here's something interesting from Scholastic.com