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Compound Parts of Sentences
Search for compound parts of a sentence with this quick practice. Learners study 20 sentences to decide whether they have compound subjects, verbs, direct objects, indirect objects, etc. A clear explanation is featured at the top of the page.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 40 Downloads
Revise an Argument by Color-Coding Topic Sentences and Corresponding Evidence
Essay drafts always have room for improvement. Show your pupils the holes in their essays by presenting the video (or matching slide show), or using the technique presented here as a model for your own teaching. In order to improve her argument, the narrator highlights the main points in one of her topic sentences, each point in a different color, and then highlights the corresponding evidence for each main point.
6 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ocean Research Project
Set up research centers and encourage your class to learn about sea creatures. They create their own written factual sentences and illustrations about a specific sea creature. Consider having them create a simple flip book to showcase their knowledge.
2nd Science 7 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conquering the Comma
Thoroughly review where to put commas: after an introductory clause, before a coordinating conjunction, around nonessential phrases, etc. Furthermore, avoid comma splices by adding a conjunction or semicolon or by starting a new sentence altogether.
7th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 268 Downloads
Varying Sentences to Improve Style
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.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 222 Downloads
Complete and Incomplete Sentences
Here is a colorful and engaging presentation on what constitutes a complete sentence, and what makes a sentence incomplete. The slides that teach in this PowerPoint use clear and concise language which should lead to greater understanding for your charges.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 41 Downloads
Varying Sentences for Style
Clarify complex and compound sentences through practice. This resource includes a few activities that relate to complex and compound sentences: learners add groups of words from a box to construct complex sentences, complete sentences to create compound and complex sentences, and write a letter that uses compound and complex sentences and expresses an opinion.
4th - 6th English Language Development 3 Views 235 Downloads
Improving Sentences 2
Looking for a good presentation which teaches how to write higher-level sentences? Then, this one is for you! Learners are shown how to expand their sentences by using connectives, adding clauses, and how to appropriately use commas to extend ideas within a sentence.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Avoiding Run-On Sentences (II)
Polish the writing skills of your emerging writers by eliminating run-on sentences in their work. Discuss the ways to correct run-ons before releasing your class to work on this 20-sentence instructional activity independently. An answer sheet is also included.
6th - 9th Language Arts 13 Views 45 Downloads
Improving Sentences 1
Explore editing and revising writing with this presentation. Learners discuss ways to improve a sentence. They discuss how to revise a sentence by adding adjectives, descriptive verbs, and more. While the presentation itself isn't terribly engaging, the information provided here is useful.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
This simple presentation has students focus on the objective of sentences they write. The focus is on being concise and clear in their sentence writing. They practice writing sentences based on the instructions given in the slides. Some good, "expository writing" practice!
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Equality Number Sentences
Understanding the concept of equality is fundamental to the success of young mathematicians. To explore this basic idea, children compare the dots arranged in pairs of rectangles in order to determine whether or not they contain an equal number.
K - 2nd Math 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"Sentences - Can You Make Them?"
Here is a great lesson on how to make a complete sentence. Young writers "drag and drop" the words using the mouse. This is a fantastic activity to use with "Word Wall Words." It provides practice in making sentences, as well as recognizing words.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 83 Downloads
Parallel Structure, Exercise 1
Challenge your pupils' writing skills with this two-page learning exercise. There are a total of twenty sentences which must be read in order to determine whether or not they contain errors in parallel structure. Note: This learning exercise accompanies an online exercise.
4th - 11th English Language Development 28 Views 168 Downloads
An extensive presentation on complete sentences, sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and compound sentences, this resource would need to be split up into smaller sections in order to be accessible for most learners. Best used with personal computers, practice questions are included with linked responses that class members can click.
5th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 29 Downloads
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 7 Views 254 Downloads
Identifying the Problem in a Story
Model how to identify and describe the problem in a story with Eve Bunting’s My Red Balloon. Then guide your learners through the process with Olivia and the Missing Toy. For independent practice, individuals draw a picture and write a sentence about the problem Olivia faces.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 taken from the Wizard of Oz.
5th - 12th Language Arts 61 Views 162 Downloads
The Sentence Pattern Built on Linking Verbs: Lesson 4
Help your students to complete their sentences with this bright and fun presentation, which guides students through the concept of linking verbs, forms of "be," and subject complements. A great introduction into different sentence forms and direct and indirect objects, this slideshow will be sure to reinforce your students grammar with an engaging lecture followed by a few exercise questions for students to complete.
6th - 9th Language Arts 21 Views 90 Downloads