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Calendar Capitals
Capitalize days, months, and Holidays

Prerequisite Skill

None Assigned

Materials and Preparation

  • Guided Practice Worksheet 

  • Independent Practice Worksheet

Learning Objectives

Students will demonstrate the ability to correctly capitalize days, months, and holidays in sentences.

Introduction (5 minutes)

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling (10 minutes)

Guided Practice (5 minutes)

Students will work on the guided practice worksheet, which involves identifying and circling instances where capitalization of days, months, and holidays is needed. Guided practice may be done in student pairs or groups.

Independent Practice (10 minutes)

Students will complete the independent practice worksheet individually, focusing on capitalizing days, months, and holidays in sentences.

Differentiation

Support

Provide additional support as needed, offering clarification and additional examples to reinforce the concept.

Extension

Challenge students to create their own sentences incorporating correct capitalization of days, months, and holidays.

Assessment (5 minutes)

Evaluate students based on their completion of guided and independent practice, as well as their performance on the exit ticket.

Review and closing (5 minutes)

Summarize the importance of proper capitalization in written communication and emphasize its application in expressing time-related concepts.

Misconceptions

Students may be confused about when to capitalize days, months, and holidays. Address this by providing clear examples and practicing together.

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