Mentor Sentences: Verbs {Fifth Grade}

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  1. If you're looking for a better way to model and teach your fifth graders revising and editing, mentor sentences are the perfect tool. These pages students take the grammar concepts they are learning about and apply it in their own writing, right away. Updated for 2020: I've included Google Slides
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This product helps students go deeper than just identifying verbs. With these pages, students learn how to use verbs in the context of their own writing. So if you want your students to correctly use verbs, these worksheets will help you improve the quality of their writing! Updated for 2020: I have included a Google Slides version of the worksheets that is perfect for distance learning. Blue text boxes indicate where students can type their answers.

These pages cover fifth grade Common Core State Standards for:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1.b Form and use the perfect verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1.c Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1.d Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.

✅ The topics for each worksheet include:
✅ Complete sentences with subject verb agreement
✅ Past perfect verb tense
✅ Present perfect verb tense
✅ Future perfect verb tense
✅ Flashbacks
✅ Correctly applied shifts in verb tense
✅ Consistent use of past tense verbs
✅ Consistent use of present tense verbs
✅ Consistent use of future tense verbs

This product includes:
✅ 9 Mentor Sentences worksheets: Each worksheet has 2 Mentor Sentences for students to analyze and compare.
✅ 9 Definitions and Examples boxes: These can either be glued onto the page itself or into an Writing/Editing/GUM notebook as a study guide for future reference. These come 8 to a page in order to conserve copy paper.
✅ An answer key. You won't see this in the preview because, well, 5th graders can be very clever and otherwise it would free and easy to preview!

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Disclaimer: Any claims of correlation or alignment to the CCSS are solely those of Amber Thomas and have not been evaluated or endorsed by the NGA. Amber Thomas is the sole creator of this product and does not claim endorsement or association with the creators of the CCSS.

Total Pages
20 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.


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