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Connectives

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Using connectives and conjunctions is an easy way to vary sentence structure. Third graders review the given connectives, then use them to combine two simple sentences. The second section allows learners to use more words and phrases as...
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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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Independent Clauses in Compound Sentences

For Students 9th - 12th
Does your class dread using semicolons? Use this resource to join two independent clauses using either a comma, semicolon, or colon. Several examples and six practice sentences are available at the bottom for learners to choose the...
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Compound Sentences-7

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
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...
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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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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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Clauses and Compound Sentences

For Students 6th - 9th
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...
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Conjunctions Worksheet

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your early elementary learners write complex or compound sentences using conjunctions. They use the listed conjunctions to combine five different sentences. They then use the space provided to compose a complex sentence of their own.
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Joining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Sentence combining meets multiple objectives for writers, and they are all available in this informational text exercise. Learners read a mixed-up excerpt about the history of chess, putting 15 sentences into logical order. Have a...
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Complete Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Many types of sentences are covered in this presentation. Elementary schoolers view examples of complete sentences, sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and compound sentences. After studying the rules, emerging writers try their hand...
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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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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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Compound Sentences: Review

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners demonstrate their understanding of how to correctly punctuate sentences containing coordinating conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs. A second exercise asks participants to add correct capitalization and punctuation to a paragraph.
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Compound Sentences

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here’s a quick review of compound sentences and how to create them. Your middle schoolers might not see the humor in the sample sentences, but older viewers certainly will.
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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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Compound Sentences: Coordinating Conjunctions and Semicolons

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore compound sentences with your middle school language arts classroom. After reviewing the information box at the top of the page, have your learners complete the two exercises that follow. First, they underline the subjects and...
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Compound Sentences Review

For Students 7th - 9th
What is a compound sentence? After reviewing the text box with your middle schoolers, have them complete the practice opportunity that follows. Consider having them scan the text for coordinating conjunctions before they add any...
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Compound Sentences: Conjunctive Adverbs

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
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...
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Changing Sentences

For Students 1st - 3rd
Learners examine five pairs of sentences and combine each pair to create compound sentences by using conjunctions. This worksheet provides excellent practice for young writers regarding writing higher-level sentences.
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Compound Sentence Structure

For Teachers 10th
SMART boards a great way to create interest in any subject - even grammar! Using the provided SMART board lesson, have your 10th graders come up to the board and combine two independent clauses using a "glue" word (coordinating...
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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.