This 2nd grade grammar resource includes an entire week of formal and informal language activities, worksheets, PowerPoint lessons, task cards, and assessment. Students learn to recognize the difference between formal and informal language and when each is typically used. This unit includes short, daily practice in a variety of formats.
Short on time to teach grammar? This simple 5-day routine allows you to teach, practice or assess your students in 15 minutes or less each day. The daily routine includes whole group practice as well as fun partner activities. The easy to grade worksheet is ideal for reinforcement, morning work, or homework. An engaging reading passage gives students the opportunity to read and distinguish between formal and informal language used in context. Students apply their learning in a writing activity with three different formats for easy differentiation. On Friday students are assessed with a short, easy to grade assessment.
Daily grammar routine
- Monday: A mini lesson on PowerPoint with interactive practice slides
- Tuesday: Practice worksheet
- Wednesday: Task cards center activity
- Thursday: Reading passage and writing activity
- Friday: Assessment
Included in the download
- A teaching PowerPoint with daily slides for the mini-lesson and moveable practice activities
- Detailed instructions, teacher’s notes, lesson plan & answer keys
- Comparing formal and informal language practice worksheet
- Reading passage
- Writing activity
- Task cards and recording sheet
- Formal and informal language assessment
- Formal language and informal language posters
All the activities in this unit are intentionally designed to be very simple, with easy to understand activities for students, and easy to grade papers for the teacher. All the materials require very little prep or no prep at all. In fact, the only thing you’ll need to do is make copies and cut out a few straight lines on the task cards. Teaching grammar has never been easier!
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