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Beginning Sentence Completion 1
In this sentence completion worksheet, students read the sentences and choose the best word or words to complete the 12 sentences.
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The Heart of Your Paper: 11 Methods for Writing a Topic Sentence (or a Thesis Statement)
Help your young writers produce high-quality topic and thesis statements that go beyond basic wording and really illustrate complex ideas and critical thinking skills. From however and compound sentence statements to using rhetorical...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Imperative Sentences, Future Progressive Tense
Finish your homework! Kids work on imperative sentences with a grammar instructional activity, which also focuses on future progressive tense (going to). After they use a word bank to write instructions for a person going on a trip, they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Do your pupils need a little variety in their writing? Help them build compound and complex sentences with sentence frames. They first combine two independent clauses to form a compound sentence, then add a third clause to make a complex...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Terrific Topic Sentences
Strengthen writing skills with a introductory exercise to learn how to write topic sentences. Using an informational reading passage, pupils delineate the types of sentences they read and discern what the topic sentence should be.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Trait Practice: Sentence Fluency
Do your young writers need a little help varying their sentence structure? Have them work on common errors, sentence fluency, and writing patterns with a series of language arts activities. The resource includes reading passages as well...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4 mins 4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Take Five: Writing a Color-Coded Paragraph
Use a traffic light to model a very basic paragraph plan. The Go, or topic sentence, is written in green and expresses an opinion about the topic. Information that supports the opinion of the Go sentence is written in yellow and the...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Combining Choppy Sentences
Getting tired of wading through those choppy essays? Provide young writers with an extensive online resource to practice combining sentences, and provide them with compound sentence practice, including ways to connect sentences with...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable