In this literacy worksheet, middle schoolers create compound sentences for the fifteen questions. They practice using the correct connecting words.
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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
The Compound Sentence
Introduce your class to three ways of creating compound sentences. The exercises here have learners create more interesting, compound sentences by using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a semicolon and a conjunctive...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Clauses and Compound Sentences
Sentence variety is extremely important when it comes to learning the written word. Add variety to your learners' writing by focusing on clauses and compound sentences. The information provided is followed by a practice opportunity to...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
How can you combine two independent phrases? You could use a comma and a coordinating conjunction, or you could use a semicolon. Read the short information box at the top of the page and complete the 13 questions that follow! Writers...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compound Sentences: Conjunctive Adverbs
Review the correct usage of semi-colons, commas and conjunctive adverbs in compound sentences. Readers choose an appropriate conjunctive adverb (from a pair of given words) to complete a compound sentence. Then they create a compound...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing
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...
7th - 12th 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
Compound Parts and Compound Sentences, Lesson 8
Reinforce compound sentences and conjunctions with this presentation. Young grammarians will appreciate the clear examples and explanations of subjects, predicates, and combining two independent clauses with conjunctions to form compound...
7th - 9th English Language Arts