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...
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...
Goleta Valley School District
Present information about simple sentences and compound sentences. Learners use this information to complete a quick exercise and as background for learning about sentence combining.
San José State University
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...
In this compound sentences practice worksheet, students draw two lines from each of 8 sentence beginnings through two conjunctions and two ending to form 8 grammatically correct sentences.
In this compound sentences practice learning exercise, students draw two lines from each of 8 sentence beginnings through two conjunctions and two ending to form 8 grammatically correct sentences.
An excellent language arts worksheet. 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 sentences, and...
Students combine sentences to create compound sentences. They write about creating their own soda, then make their own soda, comparing and contrasting it with a national brand. They write a paragraph containing compound sentences.
Learners examine five pairs of sentences and combine each pair to create compound sentences by using conjunctions. This activity provides excellent practice for young writers regarding writing higher-level sentences.
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...
Guide young grammarians through common sentence structures with a helpful slideshow presentation. Focusing on coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, the presentation helps individuals to see the elements that make up different...
Explore communication through writing by analyzing individual sentences with young writers. They practice writing compound sentences and identifying sentence fragments. The next step has them learn the five parts of a friendly letter....
Make sure your pupils exercise their grammar muscles with this collection of worksheets. Organized into units, the packet covers everything from the parts of speech to sentence structure to punctuation.
Check your class's understanding of compound, simple, and complex sentences with a quick and straightforward exercise. Pupils read ten sentences and choose whether each one is a simple, complex, or compound sentence by checking one of...
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Boost understanding of the four types of sentences with several exercises. To start off, read through the provided information about the types of sentences together. This will prepare your class to practice their new knowledge. Then,...
Students combine simple sentences into compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences. For this combining sentences lesson, students are given short, choppy sentences and combine them into more mature sentences. Students must use...
Ms. McLaughlin's Homework Page
Find out just how much your pupils know about simple sentences, subjects and predicates, sentence fragments, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, compound sentences, complex sentences, and more! This review page includes...
Work on combining sentences with this grammar practice worksheet. Middle schoolers rewrite six simple sentences to make compound, complex and compound-complex sentences.
In this compound sentence worksheet, students write 10 compound sentences using an independent clause provided. Students underline subjects and verbs in both clauses.
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Boost grammar skills with a St. Patrick's Day themed activity that challenges scholars to match a compound word to its corresponding picture, then write the compound word in the form of an addition sentence.