Combining Sentences For Style
In this writing sentences learning exercise, students combine 13 sets of sentences into smoother sounding sentences and then write a personal narrative about a time when they tried to comfort or help someone.
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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
Subject and Predicates, Oh My!
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...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Varying Sentences to Improve Style
Help your learners enrich their writing style by using compound and complex sentences. They rewrite 12 sentences. making them compound or complex. Finally, they write a paragraph about a favorite painting or song. In this paragraph,...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Combining Sentences to Improve Your Style
In this combining sentences to improve your style activity, students read a review of combining sentences with and, or, & but with commas and example sentences, use and, or, or but to combine two short sentences, and write a...
3rd - 5th 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
Combining with Participial Phrases
Using interesting sentence structures found in Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen as a model, class members practice combining two or three sentences by adding participial phrases to increase sentence fluency. Action-packed settings...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts