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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 154 Views 1414 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 15 Views 82 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 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 24 Views 233 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 22 Views 9 Downloads 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 11 Views 10 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 42 Views 238 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 13 Views 33 Downloads
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 51 Views 246 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 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 5 Views 38 Downloads
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 65 Views 351 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 40 Views 78 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: What Really Happened?
Based on three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight," "The Girl Who Married the Moon," and "Dinosaur Ghosts"), learners complete oral language activities to practice their literacy skills. Sentences frames for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced learners (as well as differentiated vocabulary lists) allow them to reinforce their grammar and sentence structure.
6th English Language Development 11 Views 30 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: We Can Do It!
Bears, fireflies, and Frog and Toad come together in this ELD lesson, which is based on a collection of Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Two Greedy Bears," "Fireflies for Nathan," and "The Hat (Frog and Toad)"). Three differentiated levels provide vocabulary lists and sentence frames based on beginning, intermediate, and advanced skills.
1st English Language Development 10 Views 99 Downloads
Recognizing Adverb Clauses: Lesson 12
Take your class through this presentation about adverb clauses and subordinate conjunctions. Several examples of adverb clauses, including ways to create complex sentences, show young grammarians how to vary their sentence structure (correctly).
7th - 10th Language Arts 10 Views 31 Downloads
New Review Expand it! Writing Complex Sentences
Instruct your pupils to make those simple sentences complex! For this exercise, learners are given eight pairs of complete sentences and subordinating conjunctions. It's their job to transform each sentence by using the subordinating conjunction and a little imagination.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conjunction Recognition Practice
What is a coordinating conjunction, and how is it different from a correlative conjunction? First, study the three types of conjunctions. There are descriptions and examples included to help you do this. Then, release your kids for some independent practice.
5th - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 102 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable