Sentence Beginnings and Sentence Variety for Better Writing

Grade Levels
6th - 10th, Homeschool
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Would you like to help your students start their sentences with varied and interesting beginnings? Would you like to be able to help them easily improve their writing? If so, then this lesson that teaches six different sentence starters is the way to go!

Six Snazzy Starters for Beginning Sentences shows students how to replace the traditional and overused subject and verb sentence beginnings with six interesting and easy to learn and implement sentence beginnings.

Complete Lesson With Everything You Need: Bell Ringer (Formative Assessment), 32-slide PowerPoint Presentation, Summative Activity, Exit Ticket (2 formats), “I Can” checklist, one bonus Snazzy Sentence Starter for differentiation, and Common Core standards.

The presentation is designed to be either displayed or printed or both.
The lesson focuses less on grammatical constructs and more on actual practice and results—improved sentence writing success in one comprehensive lesson!

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Total Pages
40 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use various types of phrases (noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent; noun, relative, adverbial) to convey specific meanings and add variety and interest to writing or presentations.


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