Editing Practice - Zombie Newsletters, Common Core Aligned from The Gilded Classroom on TeachersNotebook.com - (32 pages) - The Zombie Editor was designed to help students practice a variety of grammar skills using high-interest mini articles in a fun and easy to use format. Great for grades 4-6 and common-core aligned!.
Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns. Zombie nouns transform simple and straightforward prose into verbose and often confusing writing. Keep your nouns away from elongating nominalizations!
“There is no language in the world that affects English as much as Latin.” What can a dead language do for your child? According to Barbara Beers, author of The Latin Road to English Grammar, more than you might think!