Common Core Spotlight
+ Dreadful Mistakes =
An editing activity to boost your students’ “Core” writing skills
• edit a nonfiction text for five types of errors, including grammar, punctuation, and usage
• complete any or all of our reinforcement activities: Conquer Verb-Tense Consistency, Concerning Commas, Active vs. Passive Voice, Dealing With Dashes, and Puzzling Pronouns
Common Core ELA Anchor Standards for grades 6-12 this activity supports:
R1, W4, W5, L1, L2
More Common Core resources:
To learn how the rest of the March 12, 2012, issue supports the Common Core Standards, see pages 2-3 of your Teacher’s Edition, or click here.
Have a question or a comment about this activity? E-mail Editor Kristin Lewis at KELewis@Scholastic.com.