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106 resources with the concept compound sentences

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Test Review Sheet: Irony, Comma Rules, and Sentence Variety,

For Students 7th - 9th
Covering vocabulary, literary analysis, and grammar, this activity 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 Wilde are...
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Collection 7 Test Review

For Students 7th - 9th
Though designed to be taken after reading a series of short stories, this grammar review can be used anytime to review parts of speech, types of sentences, and how to combine short sentences. Great practice for writers of all ages!
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Test Review Sheet: Poems and Sentence Variety

For Students 7th - 9th
Thoroughly reviewing the concepts of poetic structure, clauses, sentence types, and phrases, this worksheet would be a great tool for a class in the middle of a poetry and/or grammar unit. Though some of the questions on poetry are...
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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

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What is a conjunction? Read the section introducing conjunctions with your young learners. There are three short activities before a review section. This is a great resource for your emerging grammarians. 
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Puzzle through compound and complex sentences. Have your learners read definitions with example sentences, identify and create compound and complex sentences, add independent clauses to sentences, and choose connecting words to combine...
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Focus on Writing a Persuasive Argument: Varying Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th
Use this worksheet to practice writing compound and complex sentences in a variety of ways. To start off, learners combine pairs of sentences and then complete sentences by making them compound or complex. The final activity is to write...
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Improving Your Sentences: Personal Narrative

For Students 3rd - 5th
A great worksheet to help learners improve their sentence writing, this resource starts out with a review of compound and complex sentences. For the activities, class members combine pairs of sentences, make sentences compound or...
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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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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Reexamine compound and complex sentences with this series of exercises. First, learners read a paragraph and identify each of nine sentences as either compound or complex. They practice writing and forming compound and complex sentences....
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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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Varying Sentences to Improve Style

For Students 3rd - 4th
Help your learners enrich their writing style by using compound and complex sentences. They rewrite 12 sentences. making them compound or complex. Finally, they write a paragraph about a favorite painting or song. In this paragraph,...
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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
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...
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 6th
Does your class need to work on compound and complex sentences? Consider this worksheet! This fine worksheet has learners use connecting words to join 8 sentences, so that simple sentences become compound and complex sentences. They also...
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Varying Sentences for Style

For Students 4th - 6th
Clarify complex and compound sentences through practice. This resource includes a few activities that relate to complex and compound sentences: learners add groups of words from a box to construct complex sentences, complete sentences to...
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Clarify the difference between simple, compound, and complex sentences with this instructional activity. First, learners read the definitions of complex and compound sentences. They then identify sentence types, write original sentences,...
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The Proper Use of the Compound Sentence

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Through interaction, help pupils recognize the best times and ways to use compound sentences. Both good and bad examples are given for them to choose between. After the examples, the following slide shows the correct answer in bold type....
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Combining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young writers combine six sets of sentences with the word in parentheses, complete four sentences by making each one compound or complex, and write a short narrative about something that scared them.
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Compound Parts and Compound Sentences, Lesson 8

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Reinforce compound sentences and conjunctions with this presentation. Young grammarians will appreciate the clear examples and explanations of subjects, predicates, and combining two independent clauses with conjunctions to form compound...
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UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Recognizing Comma Splices and Run-ons

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Tired of finding comma splices, run-ons, and fragments in your student essays? Look no further than this grammar presentation, which clears up sentence errors with ease. Several examples of each error, as well as opportunities to correct...
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Recognizing Noun Clauses, Lesson 19

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Add this presentation to your lesson about subordinate clauses and sentence variety. With many examples of noun clauses, including appositives and ways to use them in different types of sentences, this slideshow would be a great way to...
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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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The Compound Predicate as a Word-saver

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Fun, bright, and informative, this grammar presentation might finally get your students to vary their sentence structure. The slideshow encourages students to "save words" by using coordinating conjunctions - specifically and, but, or -...