Today's teaching tip works with dashes, but it also generally applicable to what we do all day: introduce something before your students encounter it.
At some point, we have to break it to our students that English can get a little messy -- as can any language when you're writing it out as it is
Bob Books Set 2, Book 6 is not the first time the Bob Books use a comma, but it is the first time I talk about it with my students. This is because it
Bob Books Set 2, Book 4 is the first place we see the use of quotation marks. Just like we did with the exclamation point and the apostrophe-s that
I truly believe that conversation is one of the most effective ways of teaching new concepts. And by conversation, I mean real conversation, not
In addition to teaching our students phonics, we also need to explain basic punctuation as we go along. The main reason I do this is so that as the