Turn punctuation practice into a game-like activity with these FREE task cards. The task cards contain passages from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. In this practice commas, dashes, and parentheses have been omitted. Student rewrite the sentences placing the correct punctuation around non-restrictive clauses. This collection of cards is set up to work well with the game Scoot. Also, students do not have to read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to enjoy using these task cards. Click here to get the task cards.
|Common Core Skills|
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.2.a Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*
If you discover your students need practice going over definitions and rules related to using punctuation to set of nonrestrictive elements, check out these FREE foldable graphic organizers. Here again, the organizers may be used as a stand alone activity independent from the book. In Chapter 16, you will find an organizer going over the differences between nonrestrictive and restrictive clauses. In Chapter 17, you will find an organizer going over when the use commas, parentheses, and dashes. You will find these in the August 17 and 24, 2015 Monday Blog Posts.