This mini-lesson helps students understand the importance of word order!
Complete with a teacher's page PDF, a "Changing Order, Changing Meaning" reproducible, and a launch-and-learn Notebook file, this mini-lesson helps to achieve the following learning objectives:
• To clarify meaning and point of view by using varied sentence structure (phrases, clauses, and adverbials).
• To use commas to mark clauses.
This mini-lesson meets the following Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:L.4.1, L.5.1, and L.6.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.L.4.3a: Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.