Subordinating Conjunctions Teacher Resources
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Learning to Be: Discerning Global Citizens
Students write a letter in which they express their opinion on a social issues. In this global citizenship lesson plan, students read and analyze editorials, interpret editorial cartoons, distinguish fact from opinion, and write their own editorial letter.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 17 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 42 Views 231 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 123 Views 315 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Coordination and Subordination
Young scholars sharpen grammar skills with this activity. Composed of ten multiple-choice questions, this resource asks learners to practice coordination and subordination by choosing the correct conjunctions and clearest sentences. This could be used as an exercise or as a quiz.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 35 Downloads
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 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fragments: Pretenders - Not Really Sentences
Give your class a concise overview of sentence fragments and how to repair them. This simple, not-too-long PowerPoint reinforces the idea that a correct sentence needs a subject and a verb and must be a complete thought.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
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 27 Views 81 Downloads
Independent and Dependent Clauses
Have learners identify the main clause, subordinate clause, and relative clause within a sentence. One page of definitions and examples accompanies a page of exercises for scholars to practice finding the various clauses.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 16 Views 82 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 14 Views 86 Downloads
Sentence Construction: What is a Sentence?
What must a sentence contain in order to be complete? What different types of sentences exist? Look at declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences with this 17-slide presentation. Several example sentences are shown, and the presentation also highlights incomplete sentences and how to correct them.
8th - 12th Language Arts 53 Views 75 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Our Earth
Three stories about nature and the outdoors from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Forest," "Butterfly," and "Johnny Appleseed") support this lesson plan, which focuses on description, summary, and drawing conclusions. The lesson plan is differentiated into three different skill levels with three different sets of vocabulary and sentence frames.
1st English Language Development 7 Views 29 Downloads
Subordination and Coordination Practice
Varying sentence structure creates interest. Help your writers combine sentences and play with sentence structure. For each of nine pairs of sentences, writers use different words (like although, so, or because) to link the two sentences together.
8th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Animal Habitats
Explore the ocean and the woods with this ELD lesson, which involves three Houghton Mifflin short stories ("Nights of the Pufflings," "Seal Surfer," and "Two Days in May"). Your third graders will enjoy reading about animals in their natural habitats, and will be quick to learn the necessary vocabulary.
3rd English Language Development 30 Views 109 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Discovering
Make connections in these three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Lost Temple of the Aztecs," "The Great Wall," and "The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay"). Not only will your English learners be able to practice their literary analysis and writing skills, but they will enjoy the stories about history and world culture.
6th English Language Development 4 Views 26 Downloads
Beyond the Simple Sentence
Reinforce simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences with this straightforward learning exercise. Listing definitions, uses, and examples for each type of sentence, the activity prompts young grammarians to come up with two additional sentences in each form.
7th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 165 Downloads