First, students sorted different sentences beneath the correct punctuation marks:
They thought the sentences were really funny, because they were about "Chocolate Crunch Elementary School" and characters like "Sally Snickers" and "Mikey Mars." Next, they had to sequence the sentences into a logical order. This was great because it tied in a reading objective:
Finally, they used the paper I provided to write the sentences as a paragraph, using the correct punctuation. This activity was perfect to break it down for them. Hopefully they will transfer these skills to more of their own writing.
You can find this activity, along with other fun literacy activities, in my Bake Sale Literacy Unit:
And, this Sunday, everything in my store will be 28% off during TPT's Super Sunday Sale! Just use the promo code "Super." I am going to try to control my spending myself on that day :) Have a great Friday tomorrow - we will be celebrating the 100th day, and my 3rd graders are really excited about it!