This PowerPoint presentation provides explanations, examples, and practice revising and expanding sentences by adding various parts of speech, replacing various parts of speech, and combining sentences using words, phrases, and clauses.
This PowerPoint can also be purchased as part of the Writing and Revising Sentences Package
The content of this PowerPoint presentation includes adding and replacing adjectives and adverbs, replacing common verbs and nouns with more interesting ones, replacing nouns with pronouns and replacing pronouns with nouns, using prepositions and prepositional phrases, combining two independent clauses, combining an independent clause with a dependent clause, and imbedding sentences using words and phrases.
Student practice is included within the slides, and in addition, there is a review activity at the end that can be printed out for students' notebooks.
For more activities with writing and revising sentences, see Sentence Construction
and Sentence Renovation.
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