Sentence Combining Teacher Resources
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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...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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....
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Two Types of Conjunctions
What's one of the best ways to connect two sentences, phrases, and words? With conjunctions! Teach your class about coordinating and subordinating conjunctions and then invite them to practice their skills with this instructional activity.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sentence Combining/Sentence Variety
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...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How can you combine two independent phrases? You could use a comma and a coordinating conjunction, or you could use a semicolon. Read the short information box at the top of the page and complete the 13 questions that follow! Writers...
7th - 9th English Language Arts 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Taste Test - Combining Sentences
Young scholars combine sentences to create compound sentences. They write about creating their own soda, then make their own soda, comparing and contrasting it with a national brand. They write a paragraph containing compound sentences.
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Writing Conventions: Combining Sentences with Appositives
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.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Sentence Combining And Decombining
Have your class focus on stylistic choices and sentence fluency by combining, decombining, and recombining sentences in professional writing, peer writing, and their own writing. They use punctuation to recombine sentences in a paragraph...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Do your pupils need a little variety in their writing? Help them build compound and complex sentences with sentence frames. They first combine two independent clauses to form a compound sentence, then add a third clause to make a complex...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Clauses and Compound Sentences
Sentence variety is extremely important when it comes to learning the written word. Add variety to your learners' writing by focusing on clauses and compound sentences. The information provided is followed by a practice opportunity to...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Compound and Complex Sentences
Puzzle through compound and complex sentences. Have your learners read definitions with example sentences, identify and create compound and complex sentences, add independent clauses to sentences, and choose connecting words to combine...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Combining with Participial Phrases
Using interesting sentence structures found in Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen as a model, class members practice combining two or three sentences by adding participial phrases to increase sentence fluency. Action-packed settings...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Precise and Concise Language (Part 1)
While pupils often think that length is a mark of good writing, precision is often a more accurate indicator of sophisticated writing. Show them how to whittle down their phrases and have them practice on the eight sentence groups...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Adding & Subtracting (Combining) Integers
Maintain a positive atmosphere in your math class with this fun lesson on adding and subtracting integers. After first explaining the rules for combining positive and negative numbers, this resource uses a comic strip to guide students...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable