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Combining Choppy Sentences
Use this extensive online resource to inform your class about sentence combining and provide them with compound sentence practice. Learners combine sentences using a variety of different conjunctions. Each practice set is preceded by an explanation about a type of conjunction and examples of how to properly combine sentences using that conjunction.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 166 Views 1426 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Help your early elementary learners write complex or compound sentences using conjunctions. They use the listed conjunctions to combine five different sentences. They then use the space provided to compose a complex sentence of their own.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 49 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Conjunctions and Interjection Worksheet
Yes! This is a activity that covers conjunctions and interjections. Two exercises are included here. The first asks pupils to identify and label conjunctions and interjections in five sentences. The second is similar to a Mad Lib™.
5th - 10th Language Arts 24 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners complete an online quiz that looks similar to a game of memory, choosing questions and matching answers. They score a point for each correct answer. A printed version is available. Good practice for working with conjunctions.
1st - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Commas with Coordinating Conjunctions
Teach your kids about FANBOYS! Coordinating conjunctions, or FANBOYS, join two independent clauses to make a compound sentence, but don't forget the comma! Review this popular comma rule, and give your learners this short worksheet. An answer sheet is also provided.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 94 Views 540 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Compound Sentence
Introduce your class to three ways of creating compound sentences. The exercises here have learners create more interesting, compound sentences by using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb.
6th - 8th Language Arts 67 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Semicolon as a Connector
Semicolons are reinforced through examples and independent practice with this PowerPoint. Secondary scholars will learn about replacing conjunctions with a semicolon by practicing with a variety of sentence combinations. Note: Due to the length of this presentation, consider breaking it up over a few days.
6th - 10th Language Arts 10 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conjunctions: And, But, and Or
Conjunctions are the focus of this language arts worksheet. Young writers identify the conjunctions in sentences, choose and, but, or or to complete sentences, match two columns of words, and join them with conjunctions to create complete sentences, review and assess knowledge.
3rd - 4th English Language Development 12 Views 125 Downloads
Complete exercises for conjunctions in this conjunctions activity. Middle schoolers work in pairs to combine sample sentences. They analyze the conjunctions and choose one to help them rewrite the sentences. Additionally, they may complete other related activities that range in difficulty level.
6th - 7th Language Arts 36 Views 128 Downloads
Conjunctions in Compound and Complex Sentences
Compound sentences and conjunctions are the focus of this language arts learning exercise. Learners answer short answer 12 questions about compound and complex sentences. The questions ask pupils to recall concepts and vocabulary related to compound and complex sentences as well as compose their own sentences.
5th - 10th Language Arts 143 Views 897 Downloads
Learning to Do: Reflecting and Evaluating Process
A five-day plan spans conjunctions, reading comprehension, sequencing, paragraph wriitng, compare-and-contrast, context clues, and a wide array of other literacy skills. Content focuses on the human body, the digestive process, and man vs. machine themes using informational text and the 50-line Rudyard Kipling poem "The Secret of the Machines.
8th - 10th Language Arts 10 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conquering the Comma
Thoroughly review where to put commas: after an introductory clause, before a coordinating conjunction, around nonessential phrases, etc. Furthermore, avoid comma splices by adding a conjunction or semicolon or by starting a new sentence altogether.
7th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 268 Downloads
Complex Sentences Made Easy
Take the complexity out of writing complex sentences. Young writers practice taking two ideas and putting them together to make a complex sentence. Create a list of subordinating conjunctions to help each individual make better sentences.
5th - 7th Language Arts 42 Views 238 Downloads
Conjunction Recognition Practice
What is a coordinating conjunction, and how is it different from a correlative conjunction? First, study the three types of conjunctions. There are descriptions and examples included to help you do this. Then, release your kids for some independent practice.
5th - 6th Language Arts 25 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using connectives and conjunctions is an easy way to vary sentence structure. Third graders review the given connectives, then use them to combine two simple sentences. The second section allows learners to use more words and phrases as connectives, such as however and for example.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Subordinate Conjunctions and Complex Sentences for SMART Board
A SMART board is a great way to get kids engaged and excited about grammar. Using this SMART board lesson and worksheet, pupils study the rules of conjunctions, clauses, and complex sentences. After they have worked on the exercises, a SMART board game reinforces their knowledge in a fun and innovative way.
6th - 9th Language Arts 24 Views 233 Downloads
Forming Complex Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions
Trying to help your learners improve their writing? Experiment with complex sentences with this handout and short exercise. This handout presents definitions of different types of clauses, a table explaining subordinating conjunctions, and a brief word on punctuation.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 15 Views 82 Downloads