Mini-Lesson: X-Ray Editing

Mini-Lesson: X-Ray Editing

Mini-Lesson: X-Ray Editing This mini-lesson shows students how to look for their writing errors when they edit. Using colorful glasses, Kristina demonstrates how to focus on one editing task at a time. Duration: 13:35 | Grade 4
Mini-Lesson: Consistent Verb Tense

Mini-Lesson: Consistent Verb Tense

Mini-Lesson: Consistent Verb Tense This mini-lesson explains how to maintain consistent verb tense. Using a sand timer, Kristina shows students the concept of past tense, present tense, and future tense. Duration: 12:30 | Grade 8
Mini-Lesson: Punctuating Dialogue

Mini-Lesson: Punctuating Dialogue

Mini-Lesson: Punctuating Dialogue This mini-lesson explains how to use quotation marks in dialogue. Using air quotes and a little history, Kristina shows students how to place quotation marks around what characters say. Duration: 13:57 | Grade...
Mini-Lesson: Pause for Commas

Mini-Lesson: Pause for Commas

Mini-Lesson: Pause for Commas This mini-lesson helps students learn how to know where to add a comma. Using the mentor text “Eats, Shoots & Leaves,” Kristina shows students how important the comma is for conveying meaning. Duration: 13:06 | Grade...
Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks

Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks

Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks This mini-lesson helps students learn how to listen for punctuation. Using passages without words, Kristina shows students how to listen for different punctuation marks. Duration: 12:41 | Grade 1