Recognizing Types of Sentences
Examine eleven sentences and identify them as simple sentences, compound sentences, or complex sentences in this grammar instructional activity. Use the activity as a quiz, review lesson, or homework assignment.
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Main Ideas and Supporting Details in Writing
In several practices, individuals read paragraphs, pick out the main idea, and identify the supporting details by writing them on the lines. Learners also practice creating main idea sentences using given topic words. In the last two...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What's In a Noun: Grammar and Usage
Nine lessons in a grammar and usage unit provide endless opportunities for drill and practice. Topics include the four types of sentences, subject and predicates, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, adverbs and prepositions, conjunctions...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
How to Find the Main Idea
What's the difference between the main idea of a text and the topic? Take kids through the process of literary analysis with a presentation about finding the main idea and supporting details. Additionally, it guides learners through...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences
What kind of sentence is it? This can be a complex subject, so don't compound the difficulty by skipping over the topic! It's simple, just have your class read and go over the information here and then complete the included exercise.
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Recognizing Noun Clauses, Lesson 19
Add this presentation to your lesson about subordinate clauses and sentence variety. With many examples of noun clauses, including appositives and ways to use them in different types of sentences, this slideshow would be a great way to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The ABCs of the Three Little Pigs
Promote sentence variety through an engaging writing activity. First, read through a plain version of Cinderella and discuss what makes it so boring, focusing on sentence structure and beginnings. Then, read a more exciting version and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable