What could be more difficult than explaing compound and complex sentences to your students. This unit explains dependent clauses, independent clauses and their connection to coordinating conjunctions and subordinate conjunctions. This unit will help students solve the mysteries of this compound and complex topic!
This cute detective unit contains:
1- 32 slide PowerPoint complete with animation. It is saved in two different versions. (The newest version has the best animation.)
4- Anchor Charts-
1- Coordinating Conjunctions
1- Subordinating Conjunctions
1- Compound Sentences
1- Complex Sentences
Each chart is made for differentiation.
One version has blanks to be interactive.
The other is completely filled-in.
Each of the above is in color and black and white.
They are each full sized for the white board or posters
A smaller half size version is made for journaling
Total of 32 anchor charts
4- Work Sheet Activities
Each worksheet is made two ways for differentiation
There is a key and grading ideas for each.
8 total work sheets
2- Sets of Ten Task Cards
Each are in color and black and white.
Each set is self checking with QR Codes
There is a traditional key as well.
All items follow the detective theme, and each tells a story. My students really had a great time with this unit. I hope that your students will have a wonderful time as well. Your students should be using complex and compound sentences independently to provide variety to their writing.