Hyphens, figure dashes, en dashes, and em dashes--oh my! Those pesky little lines that all look the same are actually pretty useful, and quite different. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you what in the world a hyphen is and when we use one, and the difference between the different types of dashes. These punctuation marks may look like silly black lines, but this movie explains how important they are in our writing!
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to recognize correct punctuation in a given text. Students will punctuate original sentences correctly and apply their understandings to authentic contexts. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Lesson Plan Summary
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »