This engaging resource was primarily designed not only to help students develop an attitude of gratitude but also to help students achieve better sentence variety through sentence combining. It is a good test prep resource in that sentence combining is found on many major, yearly tests. This resource includes CCSS aligned teaching pages on sentence combining that can be projected and which include various ways to improve sentence structure. The theme of the sentence combining activities is gratitude.
All of the following are included in this 25-Page resource:
*5 Day Literacy Center Idea Plan: Gratitude Writing and Sentence Combining Activities for 5 Days
*How Grateful Are You? Student Perception Gratitude Survey
*Student Scoring Guide for Survey
*Gratitude and Good Luck: Clover, Rainbow, and Pot of Gold
*5 Printables and/or Projection Pages for Teaching Combining and Revising Sentences
*Combining and Revising Sentences on Gratitude: Student Worksheet Printable with Sentence Combining Practice
*10 Literacy Center Gratitude Sentence Combining Task Cards
*5 Varied Gratitude Writing Activities
*Gratitude Famous Quotes Jigsaw Puzzle and Writing Idea
*Scaffolded Exercises that Move from Easy to More Difficult
*Common Core State Standards
*Teacher Information and Ideas
This resource includes differentiated activities, which include scaffolding and student choices. The activities were designed to appeal to visual, auditory, and tactile learners.
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Gratitude Survey, Sentence Combining, & Literacy Center CCSS Writing Activities
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