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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 instructional activity. Pupils rewrite fourteen sentences to split run-on sentences into two separate clauses.
7th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 57 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
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
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 instructional activity is also included.
8th - 12th Language Arts 120 Views 313 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
Editing For Run On Sentences
After completing a writing assignment of sorts (you decide the assignment's topic and focus), bring your learners together to discuss run-on sentences. After looking at five examples as a whole group, writers return to their desks to correct their personal writing.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 19 Views 93 Downloads
Conjunctions in Compound and Complex Sentences
Compound sentences and conjunctions are the focus of this language arts worksheet. Learners answer short answer 12 questions about compound and complex sentences. The questions ask pupils to recall concepts and vocabulary related to compound and complex sentences as well as compose their own sentences.
5th - 10th Language Arts 143 Views 897 Downloads
Fused Sentences (Also called Run-on Sentences)
After reading a detailed explanation of fused sentences and studying the provided examples, learners reconstruct nine sentences to eliminate comma splices and fused, or run-on, sentences. This could be used as homework or a group exercise.
6th - 8th Language Arts 31 Views 68 Downloads
Young readers use newspaper headlines to practice writing complete sentences. They glue a newspaper heading onto paper and finish the sentence themselves. A good lesson for kinesthetic learners. After the sentences are completed, have writers find the noun and the verb of the sentence.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 45 Downloads
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 70 Views 302 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
Creating Complex Sentences
Here is an excellent presentation on creating complex sentences. Young writers discover that a complex sentence is a sentence that joins two or more sentences together. There are many ways for these types of sentences to be constructed, and this PowerPoint gives learners many excellent examples and opportunities to practice making these higher-level sentences.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 61 Downloads
The Compound Sentence
Introduce your class to three ways of creating compound sentences. The exercises here have learners create more interesting, compound sentences by using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb.
6th - 8th Language Arts 66 Views 106 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Informational Writing: Lesson 2 of 5
Introduce expository writing to your elementary learners. Young authors write a three-paragraph informational paper using the steps of the writing process. They follow guided lessons to experience each of five steps. Included are tons of links and related information.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 143 Views 1236 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The ea and ear sounds
Focus on the /ea/ and /ear/ sounds. Learners complete three sentences by adding the appropriate ea word from a word bank, re-writing each sentence. Then, they read an excerpt from Little Red Riding Hood and find all the words with the ear sound.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Moving through a Machine
Explore organization and sentence fluency in this Six-Traits lesson. After reading chapter three of Robert McCloskey's Homer Price, young writers work together to construct a paragraph inspired by the donut-making machine that is detailed in the book.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable