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Members Only - Writing Lab #2: Misplaced Modifiers (Gr. 6-8) 11/22/22

Updated: Nov 14, 2022

Our first writing labs were such a success! We are so excited to host our next one on 11/22. To prepare for next week, take a look at the syllabus below. Please note: these are for MEMBERS ONLY :)


Writing Lab #2: Misplaced Modifiers

November 22, 2022

Class Syllabus - Grades 6-8


Objective: Students will be able to identify when a modifier is misplaced and edit a sentence for clarity


Essential Questions:

  1. What is a modifier and what is its function?

  2. Where should a modifier typically be placed?

  3. Why is it important for modifiers to be next to what they are referring to?


Enduring Understandings:

  1. Modifiers are words that add extra detail to the object they are referring to, and they help to specify.

  2. A modifier should always be placed next to what it is referring to.

  3. It is important for modifiers to be next to what they are referring to because otherwise, the sentence can become unclear or confusing.


Standards:


Grade 6: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


Grade 7: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Grade 8: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


Materials:

  • Please read and print the worksheet below. Do not start it.

  • Pen or pencil


Misplaced Modifiers Worksheet 6-8
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