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Learners practice combining sentences using the conjunction handout provided. They search magazines and newspapers to identify combined sentences that use conjunctions. Finally, these are rewritten again as two separate sentences.
Challenge your writers to improve their writing by introducing them to 10 strategies they can use to vary their sentence structures. Each strategy is described and examples given. Pupils then create their own sentences using this pattern.  An extended practice activity is also included.
Young grammarians as well as language learners can benefit from a short presentation about using appositives to combine short, related sentences. After a brief definition of terms, pairs share their ideas and combine model 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.
Improve writing skills by combining sentences. In teams, learners sit in front of the board. A student from each team comes up and combines two simple sentences given by the teacher, who awards a point to the team with the best sentence.
Avoid short, choppy sentences in your class's writing by focusing on sentence structures. The first page in this two-page packet shows your class how to combine sentences using conjunctions, a list, an appositive, or compound predicate. Then, on the second page, they experiment combining sentences. 
High schoolers combine three sets of kernel sentences based on the first paragraph of Britt's writing, Beach People/Mountain people. They compare their sentences to Britt's, and discuss the sentence combining strategy used.
Learners are exposed to sentence combining at increasingly difficult levels throughout a week. They begin with nouns and verbs and build to contrasts, parallels, etc. Activity is based on Chomsky's generative grammar concepts.
Demonstrate different ways to combine sentences with this learning exercise. In order to learn how compound sentences work, learners review, identify, and write compound sentences as well as sentences with compound subjects and compound predicates. This learning exercise includes 30 questions of different types with which you can assess your class.
The class reads A Day at the Park and discusses choppy sentences. They practice combining sentences with commas to indicate apposition and commas to mark series to make them longer. This one-hour lesson includes an assessment and a PDF for the story and activity.
For this sentence combining worksheet, students read combining rules and complete a 2-part practice section, combining sentences given and choosing sentences that have been correctly combined.
Start by defining preposition. The presentation shows a friendly looking pug as he sits on, inside, and beside objects. Then, look at prepositional phrases and how to use them to combine multiple sentences. A short practice opportunity is also provided for your class. 
In this combining sentences worksheet, students combine 2 sentences into 1, answer multiple choice sentences, and write a paragraph. Students complete 13 problems and write 1 paragraph.
Eighth graders examine and discuss signaled sentence-combining. They read sentences and then combine them. They revise paragraphs from their own compositions using sentence-combining.
Give your young grammarians added practice combining sentences with appositives. Pairs of sentences are presented, and learners rewrite the second sentence adding it to the first using commas, appositives, or an appositive phrase. 
In this combining sentences worksheet, students combine four or five sentences into less sentences. Students combine 6 sets of sentences.
In this combining sentences worksheet, students combine pairs of sentences, writing as one using a singular possessive noun. 
In this sentence combining instructional activity, students combine sentences by changing information in a second sentence to an appositive or appositive phrase and adding it to the first sentence. 
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.
In this set of grammar worksheets, students identify sentence fragments, revise run-on sentences and fragments, and combine sentences by inserting words and phrases.

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