As students become more sophisticated writers, they begin to understand that words have different “jobs” in a sentence. These jobs can be thought of as parts of speech. In this word study unit, students will learn about the work that transition words, prepositions, verbs, adverbs and adjectives do. Students will also explore how certain kinds of words work together, like verbs and adverbs.
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Commander Paskiri needs your fourth graders help to save her planet in the game Choosing Transition Words: Star Rumble Game. Students will help complete Commander Paskiri's story by selecting the transition words with the correct punctuation to finish the passage. This game helps reinforce grammar and punctuation in a fun and interactive way.
How do you conjugate the verb for a singular subject? Simply add an S! Kids practice subject-verb agreement by helping Floyd move trucks around on the road. Kids must maneuver trucks around obstacles and upgrade the trucks on the road to build subject-verb pairs. By mastering this skill, kids will be on the way to becoming better readers and writers.