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In this language arts instructional activity, students read the 20 sets of sentences and they create compound sentences and write the answers in the spaces provided.
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Clear up confusion surrounding simple, compound, and complex sentences. The poster, which could also be used as a reference sheet, includes five examples. The types of clauses, parts of speech, and types of punctuation are color-coded to...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences
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...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compound and Complex Sentences
Clarify the difference between simple, compound, and complex sentences with this activity. First, learners read the definitions of complex and compound sentences. They then identify sentence types, write original sentences, write and,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Review of Compound and Complex Sentences
An excellent language arts worksheet. 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 sentences, and...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
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
The Proper Use of the Compound Sentence
Through interaction, help pupils recognize the best times and ways to use compound sentences. Both good and bad examples are given for them to choose between. After the examples, the following slide shows the correct answer in bold type....
5th - 7th English Language Arts
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