1ED 471Mini Grammar Lesson #1Title
Comma Splice: Identifying and Correcting Run-on Sentences
(appx. 25 students)
Length of Lesson
Stage 1 – Desired ResultsEstablished Goal(s)
Wisconsin Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts: Writing Standards
Production and Distribution of Writing:5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
5. Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing processelements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.6. Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.12. Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).
Students will understand…
Why a comma splice needs to becorrected in a sentence.
Correcting a comma splice creates asentence that is easier to understand bya reader.
1. What is a comma splice?2. How can I correct a comma splice?