Review coordinating conjunctions and sentence structure
after you read By the Great Horn Spoon
by Sid Fleishman. Students work in pairs or small groups to make sense of the relationship between two independent clauses and choose an appropiate coordinating conjunction (AND, BUT, FOR, OR, SO). If you didn't think teaching grammar could be fun, try this!
Use this in Literature Circles
, as Extra Credit
, as Homework
, or in your Emergency Substitute File
. You can also use this with your fifth graders who read the novel in fourth! This is a unique way to practice sentence structure before a writing assignment.
Download the free preview
to see the outline as well as two of the eight activity worksheets. All items are original and derive from the story.
This product also includes the same items from the activity worksheets in a traditional worksheet format to be used outside of class for students who need to review the activity or as assessment.
This product is to be used after the entire book has been read. If you are interested in grammar practice as you or your students read, check out By the Great Horn Spoon: CCSS-Aligned Novel Work
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