Combining Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns
Students combine direct and indirect pronouns in this instructional activity. They practice with rewriting sentences when a direct and indirect object is present. They create a story using PowerPoint with their new sentences.
9th - 11th English Language Arts 27 Views 44 Downloads
Grammar Brush Stroke: Sentence Combining Fun Sheet
Although the intended audience is supposed to be familiar with grammar brush strokes, you could easily assign this instructional activity and have writers simply combine the sentences provided to form one, sophisticated sentence. They...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
A News Story of Your Own: Sentence and Lexical Variety
Given the two-sentence skeleton of a news story about a car theft/joy ride, budding writers create their own version of the story varying diction and sentence structure to heighten interest and complexity in their writing. Resource...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Avoid short, choppy sentences in your class's writing by focusing on sentence structures. The first page in this two-page packet shows your class how to combine sentences using conjunctions, a list, an appositive, or compound predicate....
6th - 9th English Language Arts 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...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Direct Objects, Indirect Objects, and Subject Complements
Help fill the gaps in your class's grammar by focusing on direct objects, indirect objects, and subject complements. Page one of this two-page packet focuses on providing detailed information accompanied by several examples. There is a...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Analyzing Author Style Using Sentence Combining
High schoolers combine three sets of kernel sentences based on the first paragraph of Britt's writing, Beach People/Mountain people. They compare their sentences to Britt's, and discuss the sentence combining strategy used.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Sentence Combining And Decombining
Have your class focus on stylistic choices and sentence fluency by combining, decombining, and recombining sentences in professional writing, peer writing, and their own writing. They use punctuation to recombine sentences in a paragraph...
5th - 12th English Language Arts