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New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Present Continuous, Imperative Sentences
Express what will be happening with exercises on present continuous for future arrangements, or future progressive tense. Several fill-in-the-blank and matching activities challenge kids to use the correct form of the given verbs. The final two sections introduce vocabulary about sports.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Avoiding Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences
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.
4th - 5th Language Arts 18 Views 175 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Take Five: Writing a Color-Coded Paragraph
Use a traffic light to model a very basic paragraph plan. The Go, or topic sentence, is written in green and expresses an opinion about the topic. Information that supports the opinion of the Go sentence is written in yellow and the Stop, or concluding sentence, is written in red.
K - 5th Language Arts 76 Views 681 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Different Kinds of Sentences - The Peacock's Feathers
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.
4th - 6th Language Arts 58 Views 153 Downloads
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Recognizing Comma Splices and Run-ons
Tired of finding comma splices, run-ons, and fragments in your student essays? Look no further than this grammar presentation, which clears up sentence errors with ease. Several examples of each error, as well as opportunities to correct them, will help your young grammarians understand how to fix their writing.
7th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 48 Downloads
Reading Center: Turkey Theme: Capital Letters, Punctuation and Complete Sentences
First graders participate in a lovely center-based lesson 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
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 49 Views 245 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines
What makes a great sentence? As readers comb different texts (books, articles, the Internet), have them search for sentences that appeal to them. On the first day of the lesson, have class members post one or two of their favorites on the board.
7th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 33 Downloads
As middle and high schoolers experiment with their writing styles, it's easy to slip in a few accidental sentence fragments. After reading a full-page of information regarding how to identify and avoid sentence fragments, learners rewrite seven sentences on the following page.
6th - 9th Language Arts 69 Views 301 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
Grammar Brush Stroke: Sentence Combining Fun Sheet
Although the intended audience is supposed to be familiar with grammar brush strokes, you could easily assign this worksheet and have writers simply combine the sentences provided to form one, sophisticated sentence. They experiment with combining two, three, four, five, and six different sentences into one sentence!
8th - 9th Language Arts 29 Views 82 Downloads
Whether working with pupils in their primary language or language learners, the exercises included in this resource will encourage your pupils to build more complex sentences. Using color-coded cards of nouns, adjectives, verbs, and adverbs.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 22 Views 16 Downloads
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
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 pattern. An extended practice worksheet is also included.
8th - 12th Language Arts 120 Views 313 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Subtraction Sentences, Part 2
Take word problems one step further with apples, dimes, and bricks! After reading the word problems, first graders write out the subtraction sentence and solve the problems. For extra practice, bring in different items and have them write out subtraction sentences in groups.
1st - 2nd Math 10 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Simple Task Made Complex: Types of Sentences
Looking for a lesson plan about differing sentence types? Use this lesson plan 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.
5th - 7th Language Arts 36 Views 142 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