Goofy Grammar Rules
Let's get goofy! Either eat dry cereal with the tail end of a spoon, or put
your bowl of cereal on the ground and eat it like a dog or cat. No hands
allowed! Now, that's goofy! To top it off, drink a glass of milk and give
yourself a milk moustache. Be sure to have your picture taken that way . . .
Either project these
rules on a big screen or . . .
Write them on a chalkboard
or whiteboard | Print out this Treat to copy
will enjoy going over these "Goofy Grammar Rules," which, of course, are the
OPPOSITE of REAL grammar rules.
Let them come up with other sentences that show what NOT
to do, and then re-word these so that they are correct.
GOOFY GRAMMAR RULES
use no double negatives.
clauses good, like a conjunction should
them sentence fragments.
dangling, watch your participles.
has got to agree with their subjects
between you and I, case is important.
write run-on sentences they are hard to read.
use commas, which aren't necessary.
not ever split infinitives.
important to use your apostrophe's correctly.
your writing to see if you any words out.
speling is essenshul.