3rd grade students will show knowledge of proper nouns through writing sentences that contain both days of the week and months of the year. Students will be able to explain why weeks and months are capitalized in their writing.
Why are proper nouns capitalized and regular nouns are not?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Printed sentence cards for proper nouns
Printed sentence cards with days of the week and months of the year
Table or area to conduct small group instruction
- ELA.2.C.4.1 Write and expand grammatically correct sentences (e.g., simple,compound, declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory). When writing: a. capitalize proper nouns (holidays, product names, and geographic names); b. use periods to punctuate initials and titles of people; c. use commas in addresses, after greetings and closings (letters and emails), and inside quotation marks; d. use quotation marks to set off direct quotations and dialogue; e. use apostrophes to form possessives; f. identify and use nouns (abstract), verbs (linking), adjectives (articles, comparative, and superlative), adverbs, and conjunctions (coordinating and subordinating); g. identify and use a subject, predicate, and direct object in a sentence; and h. form and use compound sentences ELA.2.C.4.1 Refer to the Grammar and Conventions Matrix Support Document for insight.
Lesson Created By: Raney Stogner