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59 resources with the concept simple sentences

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Sentence Patterns

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In an ideal world, sentences in a college-level essay should feature a variety of sentence types. In reality, most papers stick to simple and compound sentences, two of the types a handout on sentence patterns discusses. Part of a larger...
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Preparing to Read the Anchor Text

For Teachers 7th Standards
A journal reflection on the Japanese epigraph, "Fall seven times, stand up eight" from Ben Mikaelson's Touching Spirit Bear launches a study of how authors use literary devices like the epigraph and flashbacks develop their themes and to...
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What Is in a Sentence, Paragraph, and Story?

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Language arts is made up of many parts. Learners review the parts of a sentence, as well as how to make a simple sentence into a complex sentence, before examining full paragraphs and identifying the topic, body, and concluding sentence...
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Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Expose young children to the wonderful works of author and illustrator Jan Brett using a few of her stories such as Armadillo Rodeo, The Mitten, or Daisy Comes Home through a unit study. 
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Teacher Kit Unit 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Nine lessons makeup a unit designed to reinforce grammar and vocabulary through practice pages based on readings of African folktales. Each lesson consists of a mini lesson, a vocabulary review, and a worksheet. Topics include...
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Sentence Structure: Sentence Types

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Sixth graders identify parts that make up different types of sentences with a grammar presentation. The last few slides prompt learners to complete 10 exercises in which they indicate whether each sentence is simple, compound, complex,...
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Guide young grammarians through common sentence structures with a helpful slideshow presentation. Focusing on coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, the presentation helps individuals to see the elements that make up different...
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Going to the Movies (Basic Code Sentences)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Take a pretend trip to the movies with a series of basic code sentences. Images of movie tickets, popcorn buckets, and movie cameras award learners varying amounts of points for each sentence that they can successfully read.
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Kelly's Kindergarten: G Words Sentences

For Students K - 1st Standards
What words start with the letter G? Pupils find the five items that start with the letter G out of eight images, cut out and glue these five to the page, and then write a sentence with each word.
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
To an English teacher, the only sound worse than nails on a chalkboard is a student using improper grammar. Make poor grammar a problem of the past with this extensive collection of worksheets that covers everything from sentence...
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Simple Sentences

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Support your pupils as they learn how to combine words to form sentences and as they work on learning the words for colors and shapes. Kids correctly align words into simple sentences that describe specific colors and shapes.
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Family Fundamentals for Summer Learning

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Just because it's summertime, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Support children with continuing to develop their reading fluency with this extensive collection of literacy activities.
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Subject and Predicates, Oh My!

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Eliminate all doubt when it comes to sentence structure with nine thorough lesson plans. Whether you want your young writers to vary their sentence structure or shore up their knowledge of conjunctions and semicolons, these lessons are a...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Make sure your pupils exercise their grammar muscles with this collection of worksheets. Organized into units, the packet covers everything from the parts of speech to sentence structure to punctuation.
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Expand it! Writing Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Have you ever graded a stack of essays that felt like a series of bland simple sentences? A helpful grammar presentation will help learners spice up their writing by varying their sentence style, making them stronger and more attentive...
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Improving Your Sentences: Personal Narrative

For Students 3rd - 5th
A great worksheet to help learners improve their sentence writing, this resource starts out with a review of compound and complex sentences. For the activities, class members combine pairs of sentences, make sentences compound or...
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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
An excellent language arts learning exercise. Learners read seven sentences and determine if each is simple, compound, or complex. In order to practice sentence combining, young writers join 10 sets of sentences to form compound...
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 6th
Does your class need to work on compound and complex sentences? Consider this worksheet! This fine worksheet has learners use connecting words to join 8 sentences, so that simple sentences become compound and complex sentences. They also...
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Combining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young writers combine six sets of sentences with the word in parentheses, complete four sentences by making each one compound or complex, and write a short narrative about something that scared them.
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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Reexamine compound and complex sentences with this series of exercises. First, learners read a paragraph and identify each of nine sentences as either compound or complex. They practice writing and forming compound and complex sentences....
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The Compound Predicate as a Word-saver

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Fun, bright, and informative, this grammar presentation might finally get your students to vary their sentence structure. The slideshow encourages students to "save words" by using coordinating conjunctions - specifically and, but, or -...
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Find out just how much your pupils know about simple sentences, subjects and predicates, sentence fragments, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, compound sentences, complex sentences, and more! This review page includes...
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Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
What kind of sentence is it? This can be a complex subject, so don't compound the difficulty by skipping over the topic! It's simple, just have your class read and go over the information here and then complete the included exercise.