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SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit

SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
SENTENCE FLUENCY: Tools For Teaching Writing Mini-Unit
Product Description
In order to write fluent, complex pieces (both narrative and analytical), students need to be able to construct sophisticated, mature sentences. They need to understand how to manipulate sentences to create tone and rhythm, and they need to learn how to vary their sentences to keep their overall writing varied and engaging.

These resources will help in teaching these vital skills.

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CONTENTS

Section ONE: What is a Sentence?
Before students can learn to write complex, interesting sentences, they first need to understand the grammatical structure of a sentence; these resources will help this process.
--> 70 Slide PowerPoint Presentation
--> Understanding Sentence Structure Informational Handout
--> Sentence Structure Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Identifying Elements of a Sentence Worksheet + Answer Key

Section TWO: Types of Sentences
Before students can learn to use varied sentences in their writing, they first need to understand the different types; these resources will help you teach the different types.
--> 90 Slide PowerPoint Presentation
--> Types of Sentences Informational Handout
--> Sentence Types Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Combining Simple Sentences Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Different Sentence Types Writing Practice Worksheet

Section THREE: Sentence Fragments
Students will come across sentence fragments in literature they study, and so it is important that they understand them, and know how to use (and not misuse) them!
--> 37 Slide PowerPoint Presentation
--> Sentence Fragments Informational Handout
--> Using Sentence Fragments Writing Practice Worksheet

Section FOUR: Sentence Length
An understanding of the effect of varying sentence length will help students create tone and rhythm in their writing. These resources will help them analyze the effect of varying sentence length, and help them to apply it to their own writing.
--> 30 Slide PowerPoint Presentation
--> Analyzing Sentence Length Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Playing with Sentence Length Writing Practice Worksheet
--> Varying Sentence Length Writing Practice Worksheet

Section FIVE: Varying Sentence Beginnings
Too often students get into the habit of starting a sentence with a noun or pronoun and it makes their writing repetitive and stilted. These resources will help them to break that habit and teach them to write varied, fluent sentences.
--> 34 Slide PowerPoint Presentation
--> Varying Sentence Beginnings Informational Handout
--> Practicing Sentence Beginnings Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Rewriting Sentence Beginnings Worksheet + Answer Key
--> Varying Sentence Beginnings Worksheet + Answer Key

EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE WORKSHEETS
Show Don't Tell Worksheet
Writing Descriptive Sentence Practice Worksheet
Sentence Fluency Exercises Worksheet
Paragraph Writing Prompts

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Total Pages
261 Slides + 32
Answer Key
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