Kids love the silly samples in this practice sheet for working with dependent and independent clauses. The prompts are non-sequitor like, and really require a kid to think creatively. They'll be entertained practicing what would normally be a very tedious task.
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Show students how they may begin a sentence more than 20 different ways. Teach parts of speech and variety while revising writing at the sentence level.
Choose between two strategies to help students improve sentence variety in essays. Either may be implemented during self or peer revising phase
Although many teachers believe that students will simply intuit the proper use of punctuation through their reading, the reality is that the vast majority of student need direct instruction around grammar, usage, and mechanics. This chart comes in two versions, for the teacher and student, to be use