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Abolish fragments from classroom writing! In order to do so, you might first try out this learning exercise. Pupils identify complete and incomplete sentences and then practice writing complete sentences. An answer key is provided.
What must a sentence contain in order to be complete? What different types of sentences exist? Look at declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences with this 17-slide presentation. Several example sentences are shown, and the presentation also highlights incomplete sentences and how to correct them. Pair these slides with a worksheet on sentence variety, and you're ready to go!
Students create different types of sentences. In this sentence writing lesson, students use various types of sentences to make writing interesting. Students play online games and use the interactive whiteboard to practice.
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.
An extensive presentation on complete sentences, sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and compound sentences, this resource would need to be split up into smaller sections in order to be accessible for most learners. Best used with personal computers, practice questions are included with linked responses that class members can click. The quiz links at the end do not work.
Identify sentence types within a short paragraph and complete a sentence transformation worksheet. Learners review sentence types and study a sentence identification chart. They watch a video about peacocks and identify sentence examples using the identification chart. Then read a passage about peacocks, categorize the sentence types, and transform sentences.
An outstanding presentation on what run-on sentences are, and how to fix them, awaits your class in this language arts PowerPoint. They are shown four different methods they can use to fix a run-on sentence. This presentation is meant to be used while reading The Cay with your class. Additionally, some outstanding links are embedded in the final slides. These links will provide more practice.
Clarify the difference between simple, compound, and complex sentences with this worksheet. First, learners read the definitions of complex and compound sentences. They then identify sentence types, write original sentences, write and, or, or but to join sentences, complete sentences, and complete an assessment page.
An excellent language arts learning exercise. Learners read seven sentences and determine if each is simple, compound, or complex. In order to practice sentence combining, young writers join 10 sets of sentences to form compound sentences, and then add a simple sentence to eight groups of words to form compound or complex sentences.
Writing is tough to perfect. Help your class improve their writing skills by studying different sentence problems. This reference guide covers sentence fragments, run-ons, and misplaced modifiers, but that's just to start! There's a short practice opportunity at the end, but you'll want to give your learners extra practice to accompany this packet.
Yea, FANBOYS! Simple, complex, compound, and compound-complex sentences, as well as coordinating conjunctions, are featured in a presentation that defines each term and provides color-coded examples. Corrections for run-ons and comma splices are also introduced. Checks for understanding and discussion questions follow each section.
Here's a clever classroom game that will help learners with their sentence writing skills. It's a fast-paced game that is played in groups. Each makes up scrambled sentences that the other groups must solve. There are plenty of examples on worksheets embedded in the plan. This should be a fun and meaningful activity for the kids.
Reexamine compound and complex sentences with this series of exercises. First, learners read a paragraph and identify each of nine sentences as either compound or complex. They practice writing and forming compound and complex sentences. The final activity is 10 identification and matching questions that recap compound and complex sentences. Use this at the end of a unit as a study guide and recap.
What is a sentence? Third and fourth graders first review what a sentence is and complete a variety of activities to reinforce their ability to identify complete or incomplete sentences. There are four exercises included in this four-page packet. This is great practice for your independent learners!
Set up your learners to become master sentence combiners with this sentence combining learning exercise! There are 3 columns on this resource. Writers merge simple sentences from the first column and second column using the clue provided in the third column to guide their writing. The result of each combination is a complex sentence! If you want to increase complexity, consider taking away the clues column.
No! A run-on sentence? Avoid using run-ons and sentence fragments in your writing. Provide this review sheet for your emerging writers to practice revising poorly written sentences. This is great independent practice.
In these sentences types worksheets, students review the definitions for the four sentence types. Students then complete three pages of activities for the different types of sentences.
In these sentence writing worksheets, students complete the packet of sentence writing activities to help them learn how to write complete sentences.
In these sentence correction worksheets, learners read the sentences and determine if they contain comma splices or fused sentences.
Looking for a lesson about differing sentence types? Use this lesson on compound and complex sentences in your grammar unit. After composing simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences individually and as part of a group, the class examines four types of sentence structures. The lesson includes revision activities and a story composition, using only one type of sentence. It also includes ways to differentiate between your lower and higher performing learners.