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Avoiding Run-on Sentences 2

For Students 6th - 9th
Can your class members identify simple and compound sentences? Do they know what a run-on sentence looks like and how to fix one? Use this resource as a learning exercise or a quiz to assess your grammarians. 
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Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Simple to Complex Sentences

For Students 4th - 9th
Such a creative game idea, this activity might actually make grammar fun! Learners play a modified game of connect-four by identifying the grammatical name for different words and phrases and then working them into simple sentences to...
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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
An excellent language arts instructional activity. 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...
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My Name Is...

For Teachers 1st
First graders write four simple sentences about themselves. In this simple sentences lesson plan, learners insert a picture of themselves into Microsoft Word. Everyone writes four simple sentences about themselves. These pictures and...
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 6th
Does your class need to work on compound and complex sentences? Consider this instructional activity! This fine instructional activity has learners use connecting words to join 8 sentences, so that simple sentences become compound and...
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Recognizing Types of Sentences

For Students 7th - 8th
Examine eleven sentences and identify them as simple sentences, compound sentences, or complex sentences in this grammar worksheet. Use the activity as a quiz, review lesson, or homework assignment.
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Recognizing Types of Sentences

For Students 6th - 8th
Use this grammar worksheet to help your young writers with sentence variety. Middle schoolers determine if the sentences are simple, compound or complex sentences. There are eleven questions on this page.
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Recognizing Types of Sentences

For Students 7th - 9th
Determine if sentences are simple, compound, or complex in this grammar worksheet. Young grammarians write the sentence type on the line under each of eleven sentences.
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss simple, compound, and complex sentences using this resource. Using a series of examples, learners talk about the characteristics of these types of sentences. This is a quick and easy way to cover this topic.
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Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Encourage your young writers to make their writing more interesting by varying their sentence structures. Each color-coded slide offers definitions and models of sentence forms. The final slide in the presentation presents viewers with...
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Sentence Combining

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
After a demonstration by the teacher of how to combine sentences, groups read a story loaded with short, choppy sentences and work together to combine sentences to create a more interesting tale. They record their version on a...
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Sentence Combining

For Students 8th
Work on combining sentences with this grammar practice activity. Middle schoolers rewrite six simple sentences to make compound, complex and compound-complex sentences.
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Sentences

For Students 5th - 6th
Work on sentence variety with this grammar worksheet. Middle schoolers decide if what they are reading are sentences, phrases, complete sentences, simple sentences, compound sentences, or complex sentences. They then complete eight...
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Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create different types of sentences. In this sentence writing lesson plan, students use various types of sentences to make writing interesting. Students play online games and use the interactive whiteboard to practice.
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Interactive Sentence Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this interactive sentences worksheet, students read 15 sentences about euthanasia then complete an interactive quiz where they determine the type of sentence or phrase used.  Choices include, phrase, incomplete sentence, simple...
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Recognizing Types of Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th
In this recognizing types of sentences worksheet, students read sentences and determine whether they are simple, compound, or complex. Students write eleven answers.
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See, Say, Write and Read

For Students K Standards
In this simple writing worksheet, students will read and write the words see, girl, and boy. Then students will complete two simple sentences about the boy and girl.
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Dependent Upon Clauses

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students say and write simple and compound sentences addressing the clauses that are used. In this sentences lesson plan, students try and speak with simple sentences only to see if they can talk without clauses.
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Creating Simple and Compound Sentences

For Students 6th
In this creating simple and compound sentences online instructional activity, student read ten sentences, indicating simple, compound or run-on;  each run-on sentence must be re-written as one compound or two simple sentences.
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Simple and compound sentences

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this simple and compound sentences worksheet, students decide whether sentences are simple or compound sentences. Students also identify homophones, and plurals in sentences.
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Pictures Are Worth A Thousand Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders write simple sentences based on historical figures they find in pictures. In this simple sentences lesson plan, 1st graders search for pictures in Microsoft Word and write simple sentences about them. These pictures and...
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A Card For Every Season

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create greeting cards on the computer. For this greeting cards lesson plan, 2nd graders will create greeting cards that include simple sentences to express what they want to say.
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Simple Sentences

For Students 4th - 5th
In this simple sentences activity, students rewrite two short paragraphs into simple sentences. Students check to make sure each answer is grammatically correct.