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21 resources with the concept sentence patterns

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Sentence Patterns

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In an ideal world, sentences in a college-level essay should feature a variety of sentence types. In reality, most papers stick to simple and compound sentences, two of the types a handout on sentence patterns discusses. Part of a larger...
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Preparing to Read the Anchor Text

For Teachers 7th Standards
A journal reflection on the Japanese epigraph, "Fall seven times, stand up eight" from Ben Mikaelson's Touching Spirit Bear launches a study of how authors use literary devices like the epigraph and flashbacks develop their themes and to...
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Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction

For Teachers 4th Standards
Everyone has an opinion, but the trick is figuring out how to argue a position with purpose and logic. Guide scholars to answer the question, What is argumentative writing? with activities that include brainstorming ideas, holding a...
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Subject and Predicates, Oh My!

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Eliminate all doubt when it comes to sentence structure with nine thorough lesson plans. Whether you want your young writers to vary their sentence structure or shore up their knowledge of conjunctions and semicolons, these lessons are a...
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Sentence Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Clear up confusion surrounding simple, compound, and complex sentences. The poster, which could also be used as a reference sheet, includes five examples. The types of clauses, parts of speech, and types of punctuation are color-coded to...
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Sentence Variety I

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Tired of boring, redundant essays? Color-coded slides introduce writers to four basic sentence patterns: the simple sentence, the compound sentence, the complex sentence, and the compound-complex sentence. Sentence variety will help keep...
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Evaluating Style

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Before diving into their first literary analysis, review this presentation with your class. They study sentence patterns, figurative and literal language, tone, mood, and diction as they relate to literature.
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The ABC's of the Three Little Pigs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Writers use varied sentence patterns. They listen to the story of Cinderella rewritten so that each sentence starts with the next letter of the alphabet. They create their own version of The Three Little Pigs using the same concept.
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Reviewing Basic Sentence Patterns: Lesson 5

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Review (or introduce) the structure of simple sentences with this presentation. It covers linking verbs, action verbs, subject complements, and how they all come together to form complete sentences. Slides 44-53 include a practice activity.
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Writing and Reading Center #1: Sentence Combining

For Students 9th - 12th
Plagued with a horde of short, choppy sentences? Banish simplistic patterns from the writings of your pupils by modeling for them how to combine sentences to create lively, more interesting prose. Then provide them with a sentence...
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Writing and Reading Center #2: Sentence Combining

For Students 9th - 12th
Still plagued by short, choppy sentences in the writings of your class members? Here's another practice set that asks learners to combine a series of short sentences into a single, more interesting one. Could be used as an in-class drill...
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Sentence Patterns

For Students 5th - 12th
Supplement instruction on sentence patterns and types by providing this reference sheet for your class members. Included on this page are definitions of many different sentence patterns and an example of each. A useful item for pupils to...
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How to Use Sentence Variety to Strengthen Your Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convey the importance of sentence variety and introduce your class to different sentence patterns. Have class members take notes or take some breaks in the presentation to practice writing the variety of patterns introduced. 
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Sentence Patterns I: Locating Subjects and Verbs

For Students 7th - 9th
Tighten up your class's grammar with this straightforward activity on sentence patterns. After a short review about sentence patterns, clauses, and subjects and verbs, ten questions prompt young writers to identify the parts of the...
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Sentence Structure - Patterns

For Students 8th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, students join each simple sentence into a complex sentence by adding words to make one sentence of each pair an adverbial or relative clause.
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Sentence Patterns 1

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this sentences learning exercise, students make sentences based on the sentence fragments they are given. Students complete 4 sentences.
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Expressing Cause and Effect: Discovering Effective Sentence Patterns

For Students 5th - 8th
In this cause and effect practice worksheet, students collaborate as they complete 6 exercises that require them examine sentence patterns.
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Sentence Patterns – Review

For Students 5th - 8th
In this sentence patterns review worksheet, learners examine 8 sentences and rewrite each of them making corrections in sentence structure.
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Sentence Structure - Patterns

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar learning exercise, students rewrite two paragraphs by joining simple sentences into complex and compound sentences. Students make sure each sentence is grammatically correct.
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Verbal Spin-Off

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this making sentences worksheet, students use spinners to determine sentence patterns and write them with correct verb tense.
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Chinese Food and Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate using Chinese language terms for food to describe different dishes and for identification purposes. They conduct simple conversations related to the subject matter.