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Explore the elements needed to make up a sentence (the sentence itself, the period, the comma, the question mark, and the exclamation point), with this language arts lesson plan. A loco-motor activity is embedded in the teaching of the elements needed to make a sentence, making the learning much more meaningful.
Help your learners enrich their writing style by using compound and complex sentences. They rewrite 12 sentences. making them compound or complex. Finally, they write a paragraph about a favorite painting or song. In this paragraph, pupils are asked to use compound and complex sentences on their own.
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a collection of sentences, he or she will write one or two on the board. Following discussion questions posed, learners gather in groups, paraphrase some sentences, and analyze the differences. Articles and extension opportunities complete this excellent activity.
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.
Being able to distinguish between a complete sentence and an incomplete sentence is an important skill. This presentation does a good job of showing viewers what it takes to make a complete sentence. The focus is on having a subject and a predicate. Those terms are aptly defined, and many chances to practice identifying complete and incomplete sentences are embedded in the 13-slide PowerPoint.
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!
Thoroughly reviewing the concepts of poetic structure, clauses, sentence types, and phrases, this worksheet would be a great tool for a class in the middle of a poetry and/or grammar unit. Though some of the questions on poetry are specific to nine listed poems, they can be altered to include the poems that you are reading in class. The poetry element questions, as well as the grammar questions, can be used regardless of the poems you are teaching.