Subordinating Conjunctions Teacher Resources
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Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination
Here’s a short video that models for viewers how to use independent and dependent clauses to enrich their writing. With the help of FANBOYS, coordinating conjunctions, (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So) and the proper punctuation, writers are shown how to craft more complex, interesting sentences.
7 mins 9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing Reference Sheet
Print out this handy reference page double sided and distribute it to your class. Individuals can use the page to aid them as they work on their topic sentences, transitions, conclusions, and paragraph structure. There is plenty of information on the page, including instructions, examples, and lists of words.
5th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 23 Downloads
How well do your pupils know comma rules? Clear up confusion with this document, which includes an abundance of information about how and when to use commas as well as a practice exercise. Note: The answers are on the bottom of the page. White these out before making copies or only show the sentences to correct on the document camera so that pupils can respond before seeing the answers.
5th - 9th Language Arts 75 Views 68 Downloads
New Review Should Marijuana be Allowed as a Medical Treatment?
Do the benefits to patients of medical marijuana outweigh the risks? That is the question at the heart of an exercise in learning how to conduct informed discussions of controversial issues. After reading a background article that presents strong arguments for both sides and examining a fact sheet, pairs use the provided perspective cards in a role-play exercise.
7th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads
Putting It All Together: Tone Analysis
Ever wonder if your ELA lessons are hitting all of Bloom's levels? Here are eight pages of close reading questions that gradually build from the lowest to the highest levels of Bloom's taxonomy. This particular lesson focuses on a short selection of Edgar Allen Poe's infamous short story "The Tell Tale Heart," but reviewing this resource may help you in crafting close reading assignments for any text your class may be reading.
6th - 10th Language Arts 136 Views 470 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Transition Words and Phrases
Begin the lesson by modeling how to connect two sentences with a transition word. After doing five examples together, have learners work together to correctly edit a list of sentences provided. Finally, learners look back at their past writing to highlight transition words used.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 59 Views 376 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences
This excellent resource has the audience focus on ways to create complete sentences. As the presentation progresses, they see many examples of sentences that are fragments, run-ons, and ones that are punctuated incorrectly. They then discover how to fix them.
4th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 122 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Run On Sentences - To Use with The Cay
An outstanding presentation on what run-on sentences are, and how to fix them, awaits your class in this language arts PowerPoint. They are shown four different methods they can use to fix a run-on sentence. This presentation is meant to be used while reading The Cay with your class.
4th Language Arts 12 Views 37 Downloads
Meanwhile: Transition Words That Connect Ideas
Read Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch to illustrate the use of transition words effectively. Discuss each transition word used, and have learners find transition words in other books. Consider making a class chart of transition words found for future writing days.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 23 Views 267 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Responding to Uncertainties and Changes
Fifth graders read articles to make them aware of the world around them. In this social awareness lesson, 5th graders complete a reading on social issues and write a response to the literature. Students include complex sentences in their writing.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Independent and Subordinate Clauses
Middle schoolers identify independent and subordinate clauses and differentiate between the two. They discuss sentences, complete a practice worksheet, write independent clauses, and identify independent and subordinate clauses in the newspaper.
6th - 9th Language Arts 27 Views 210 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 worksheet is also included.
8th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 294 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
ELD Lesson Plan: Give It All You Got
Ice skating, music, hiking, and astronauts - what do they have in common? The four Houghton-Mifflin stories featured in this lesson ("Michelle Kwan," "La Bamba," "The Fear Place," and "Mae Jemison") show pupils that in order to be successful, you have to "give it all you've got!
5th English Language Development 15 Views 74 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Nature Walk
Take a calming walk through nature in this ELD lesson. With three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night," "Exploring Parks with Ranger Dockett," "Around the Pond"), readers compare and contrast details, as well as separate fact from opinion.
2nd English Language Development 8 Views 79 Downloads