Punctuation Hop

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    1. Punctuation Jump

      Have students familiarize themselves with the mat by jumping around on it and reading whatever they land on. Do this once while just reading the name of the mark, then...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    2. Jeopardy

      A student should jump around the mat from block to block until they are told to stop. When they are told to stop by a spectator but not look at...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    3. Speaking The Mark Hop

      Students take turns tossing a bean bag onto the mat. Then have them make a sentence using that punctuation in it.

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    4. PIck my Mark

      Have students write sentences on cards leaving out the punctuation marks. Have the class trade sentences and take turns putting their cards on the mat on the punctuation that would...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    5. Body Punctuation

      Call out a punctuation mark and have students take turns finding it on the mat and then making the mark with theiir bodies. (Could work in pairs.)

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    6. Types of Sentences

      When studying types of sentences, use this mat to reinforce what punctuation ends each kind of sentence. Name a type of sentence and have students take turns hopping to its...READ MORE

      Grade 3