Teaching Resource

Punctuation in a Pouch

$2.99 or Free on Plus | 14 pages (PDF)|Grades: 1 - 2

A fun, marsupial-themed activity to help your students with editing and punctuation.

This activity works on editing and conventions as students correct sentences missing punctuation.

Your students will love to place each sentence into the pouch of the matching marsupial!

This resource comes with a ‘Punctuation in a Pouch’ banner, 4 marsupials with pouches, recording sheet, and 40 sentence strips with punctuation that needs editing, including:

  • periods
  • question marks
  • exclamation points
  • capital letters.
  1. Cut out each punctuation pouch and attach it to its matching marsupial with glue or tape.
  2. Provide students with one or more sentence strips and ask them to place it in its matching pouch.

We have included a recording sheet so you can put this into a writing center and have students fill out the sheet with the sentence corrections.

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