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Independent vs. Dependent

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Clarify the difference between independent and dependent causes with a video lecture. At just under five minutes long, it's a great tool for your grammar unit.
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Complex Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to some more nuanced grammar rules with a presentation on complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, and relative pronouns. It comes with several slides explaining each concept, as well as nine multiple...
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Prepositions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Prepositions are an important part of descriptive writing. Fourth graders fill in the blanks with prepositions from a word bank, then write ten sentences with the remaining words. 
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Compound Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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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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Test Review Sheet: Irony, Comma Rules, and Sentence Variety,

For Students 7th - 9th
Covering vocabulary, literary analysis, and grammar, this learning exercise would be a great study guide or homework assignment for an eighth-grade Language Arts class. Though the five stories by Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry, and Oscar...
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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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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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Complex Sentences: Sentence Combining

For Students 5th - 6th
Set up your learners to become master sentence combiners with this sentence combining worksheet! There are 3 columns on this resource. Writers merge simple sentences from the first column and second column using the clue provided in the...
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Complex Sentences Made Easy

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Take the complexity out of writing complex sentences. Young writers practice taking two ideas and putting them together to make a complex sentence. Create a list of subordinating conjunctions to help each individual make better sentences.
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Make Your Writing More Interesting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teach your class how to improve their writing. This resource walks learners through the keys to good writing. It addresses the need for complex sentences, the use of different ways to open a sentence, and the importance of varying the...
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Creating Complex Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is an excellent presentation on creating complex sentences. Young writers discover that a complex sentence is a sentence that joins two or more sentences together. There are many ways for these types of sentences to be constructed,...
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Georgia CRCT - 7th Grade Language Arts Quiz

For Students 7th
Whether your seventh graders are preparing for the Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) or any other standardized test, this practice worksheet takes them through a variety of language arts skills. Punctuation, grammar,...
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Subordination by Adjective Clauses

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A must-see for teachers who are tired of reading essays full of simple sentences, this thorough and engaging presentation teaches students to subordinate independent clauses by turning them into adjective clauses. Don't be discouraged by...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.3

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Tired of simple sentences? Bored by brief sentences? Plagued by boring sentences? Enrich your life and the writing of your pupils by modeling how to combine sentences to create more varied syntax. Groups then find a number of ways to...
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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 6th - 7th
Use this types of sentences activity in your grammar lesson. Young writers read eight sentences and determine if each is simple, complex or compound. They write the answer on the line. There are no examples of these types of 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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Build Complex Sentences

For Students 2nd - 5th
Learners practice building complex sentences in this sentence combining-like exercise. Two simple sentences are given; your writers must make one reasonable complex sentence out of each pair using the conjunction provided. Ten examples...
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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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Subordinating Conjunctions and Subordinate Clauses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Trying to help your learners improve their writing? Experiment with complex sentences with this handout and short exercise. This handout presents definitions of different types of clauses, a table explaining subordinating conjunctions,...