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Review of Sentences
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.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 24 Views 176 Downloads
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 sentences.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 52 Views 644 Downloads
Complex Sentences: Sentence Combining
Set up your learners to become master sentence combiners with this sentence combining instructional activity! 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.
5th - 6th Language Arts 28 Views 184 Downloads
Fragments and run-ons and splices! OH MY!
Clearly and thoroughly display common errors in writing. Slides first give a definition, then examples followed by revisions. Words and corrections are emphasized with different colors, making problems easy to relay. Plenty of examples make this a great resource to help ensure proper grammar before a writing assignment.
9th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 52 Downloads
Writing Effective Sentences
Part of being an effective writer is having the ability to stop yourself and revisit what you've written. Prompt a discussion about writing by providing the following quotation: "You've got to know when to turn around." Then, use their written answer to identify sentence fragments or places where they can't identify their point.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 67 Downloads
Lesson 2 : First and Last Sentences (Passage)
Remember that old skimming technique, where you'd read the first and last sentence of a paragraph to glean the main idea? That tried and true college trick is taught to third graders as a way to gather information while they read. They work as a class to discuss and practice using the strategy before setting out on their own.
3rd Language Arts 19 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
6th - 9th Language Arts 87 Views 209 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing: Closing Sentence/Conclusion
What does a good closing sentence look like? First, read the article "Gymnasts Flip for Science," and then identify the conclusion sentence. What are the supporting facts mentioned in the article? After studying the article's conclusion, it's time for your writers to try!
4th - 6th Language Arts 39 Views 293 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing
Have you ever graded a stack of essays that felt like a series of bland simple sentences? This presentation will help your students to spice up their writing by varying their sentence style, making them stronger and more attentive writers. Providing definitions and examples of simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences, as well as comprehensive lists of subordinating and coordinating conjuntions, this presentation will help to finally create some variety in those essays.
7th - 12th Language Arts 51 Views 246 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sentences (Sentence, Run-On, or Fragment)
Reveal correct and incorrect sentence structure with this brief multiple choice activity. Learners read six sentences and determine if each is a proper sentence, a run-on sentence, or a sentence fragment. This worksheet could be used as a pre-assessment to see where your class is at when it comes to identifying complete sentences.
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 255 Downloads
Many types of sentences are covered in this presentation. Elementary schoolers view examples of complete sentences, sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and compound sentences. After studying the rules, emerging writers try their hand at identifying these types of sentences in quiz form.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 28 Views 146 Downloads
Sentence Variety I
Tired of boring, redundant essays? Color-coded slides introduce writers to four basic sentence patterns: the simple sentence, the compound sentence, the complex sentence, and the compound-complex sentence. Sentence variety will help keep readers interested.
7th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 36 Downloads
Kinds of Sentences
What is a declarative sentence? Interrogative sentence? If your middle schoolers are asking these questions, it's time to learn them once and for all! Start by reading through the information provided at the top of the page, and then have learners read a series of sentences and decide which sentences fit into each of the four categories (declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory).
6th - 9th Language Arts 29 Views 58 Downloads
Reading Center: Turkey Theme: Capital Letters, Punctuation and Complete Sentences
First graders participate in a lovely center-based instructional activity on how to properly begin and end a written sentence. After a class discussion on how sentences should begin and end, learners are split up into four groups. They are assigned to one of four centers, and spend the next few days rotating between the centers.
1st Language Arts 11 Views 49 Downloads
What child doesn't like trains? Use this fun idea to practice writing. Young readers learn to write complete sentences by using a train graphic organizer made out of construction paper. Each section of the train (engine, boxcar, and caboose) has different parts of a sentence for learners to choose from.
K - 3rd Language Arts 61 Views 445 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Could your language arts class use some practice with commas? Use these pages to work on separating adjectives with commas, setting off introductory words, and appositives. The worksheets prompt kids to copy the sentences onto another piece of paper, but you could easily integrate the activity into your Daily Oral Language.
6th - 8th Language Arts 124 Views 258 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Kinds of Sentences
Boost understanding of the four types of sentences with several exercises. To start off, read through the provided information about the types of sentences together. This will prepare your class to practice their new knowledge. Then, they will identify types of sentences, rewrite sentences in other forms, and write paragraphs using at least one of each type of sentence.
5th - 8th Language Arts 39 Views 42 Downloads
Fused Sentences (Run-on Sentences)
Run-on sentences can be annoying to read, and are a tough habit to break in writing! Fix this problem in your language arts class with this straightforward grammar worksheet. Pupils rewrite fourteen sentences to split run-on sentences into two separate clauses.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 58 Downloads
Switch it up! Present young writers with suggestions for how to add variety and interest to their writings. Using a draft of one of their papers, viewers bracket the first words of their sentences and use the provided questions to analyze their sentence beginnings.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads