This folder includes a PowerPoint presentation explaining how authors expand and rearrange sentences. It provides a description of each item as well as examples for the students to practice with. Also included is a follow up activity. Students will then practice expanding and rearranging a sentence. There are 27 sentences starters, a recording sheet, and an example page.
Fits Common Core Standards:
L.1.1j Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
L.2.1f Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).