Combining Sentences Transition Words Worksheets Activities Expanding Sentences

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  1. Are your students having problems learning to use compound and complex sentences? The strategies and variety of activities in this fun bundle will help you provide differentiated instruction and give your students lots of practice to improve sentence construction. You'll be amazed at how many fun le
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Combining sentences, verbally and written, is so fun with this 100 task card, assessment, worksheet, and game set! Your students will ask to play again! The game boards are open-ended, so you can use them again and again with any work.

The task cards are organized by skill/difficulty level to help you determine your students' areas of need. The answer key task cards show strategies with visual cues to help your students learn while checking their own work. Pre/Post worksheets for combining sentences and a student tracking sheet make identifying student problem areas and tracking improvement easier!

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Combining Sentences Activities include:

  1. Measure progress and where skills break down using the pre/post assessment sheets.
  2. Track the progress of your caseload or class using the student scores tracking sheet.
  3. Play the fun open-ended printable game with a video game look.
  4. Students can refer to the 8 strategy sheets for combining sentences while working. 
  5. Complete the 12 task cards for practice with identifying the strategies to use.
  6.  Use the 108 task or game cards for combining sentences in play or in independent written work. They are arranged by difficulty level.
    - double nouns and double verbs
    - add an adjective or adverb
    - use conjunctions but, while, because, since, so
    - combine varied strategies
  7. Students collect the video game type tokens as a motivator.
  8. Students or classroom aides can check the work using the 108 answer key cards.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.


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