Reduction of Adverb Clauses
Middle schoolers read ten sentences and rewrite adverb clauses in a reduced manner in order to make the writing concise. Use this lesson in your grammar or writing lesson to improve sentence variety.
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The Process of Reduction, Lesson 26
Show your middle schoolers the beauty of clear, concise language with this presentation on reduction. Not only will your young grammarians learn the value of phrases in place of longer sentences, but their writing will naturally become...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Adverb Phrases: Shortening Clauses to Modifying Phrases
Work on modifying phrases and improving writing technique with this worksheet. Young grammarians shorten clauses by modifying phrases to complete the sentences. They complete 16 sentences for practice. Scroll to the bottom of the page to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts