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Forming Complex Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions
Trying to help your learners improve their writing? Experiment with complex sentences with this handout and short exercise. This handout presents definitions of different types of clauses, a table explaining subordinating conjunctions, and a brief word on punctuation.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 76 Downloads
Subordinate Conjunctions and Complex Sentences for SMART Board
A SMART board is a great way to get kids engaged and excited about grammar. Using this SMART board lesson plan and worksheet, pupils study the rules of conjunctions, clauses, and complex sentences. After they have worked on the exercises, a SMART board game reinforces their knowledge in a fun and innovative way.
6th - 9th Language Arts 19 Views 228 Downloads
Combining Choppy Sentences
Use this extensive online resource to inform your class about sentence combining and provide them with compound sentence practice. Learners combine sentences using a variety of different conjunctions. Each practice set is preceded by an explanation about a type of conjunction and examples of how to properly combine sentences using that conjunction.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 126 Views 1390 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 28 Views 225 Downloads
What is the function of a conjunction? After playing the well-known song from Schoolhouse Rock, show your class this presentation. Coordinating, correlative, and subordinate conjunctions are clearly explained, and there is a short practice opportunity on the final slide.
6th - 9th Language Arts 12 Views 31 Downloads
Complex Sentences Made Easy
Learners udnerstand that complex sentences are sentences in which at least two ideas are combined into a single sentence. In this language arts instructional activity, students discuss the subordinating conjunctions that help in forming complex sentences.
5th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 14 Downloads
Paragraph Writing-Using Coordinating Conjunctions
A resource from Pearson Adult Learning Centre, this has an brief description of coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, with examples of each. Then comes a short assignment to write a paragraph (using two coordinating and two subordinating conjunctions) about a habit you would like to change
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
ESL: Basic Subordinating Conjunctions 2
For this ESL conjunction worksheet, students type the correct answer in a box, combining sentences using a subordinating conjunction. Students may click on "show a letter," "check" or "show answer" buttons.
4th - 6th English Language Development 6 Views 28 Downloads
New Review Complex Sentences
Introduce your class to some more nuanced grammar rules with a presentation on complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, and relative pronouns. It comes with several slides explaining each concept, as well as nine multiple choice questions to assess what your class has learned from the presentation.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Independent Clauses, Dependent Clauses, & Fragments
When is a clause a complete sentence, and when do you need to add a subordinate conjunction? Practice complex sentences and avoid fragments with a grammar video. With fun pictures and interesting graphics, the video will get through to even your most reluctant grammar learners.
4 mins 4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Adverb Clause Worksheet
Use this worksheet whenever you'd like to test or practice adverb clauses. On the page is a pair of exercises that help learners practice identifying and writing adverb clauses. Since there aren't examples, this would work well as an assessment or as an extension of an in-class lesson.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 2 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 35 Views 238 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What's in a Sentence? Getting to Know the Parts of Speech
What a kick! After examining the definitions and looking at examples of the different parts of speech, partners work together on a retelling of a famous nursery rhyme. For each sentence, they must select a word that matches the part of speech requested.
6th - 9th Language Arts 54 Views 341 Downloads
Clauses: Building Blocks for Sentences
Colorfully animated and packed with engaging examples, this PowerPoint encourages to employ clauses to create a variety of sentence structures. Peer editing of sample paragraphs would provide an opportunity for guided practice with various types of clauses.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 29 Views 70 Downloads