Learning to rewrite the sentences without changing their meaning is good practice for students to achieve sentence variety. At the same time, they will be reminded of things that are associated with Christmas.
Good writers vary their sentence patterns by sometimes placing phrases or clauses at the beginning of their sentences. The twenty Back-to-School-themed sentences in this exercise all begin with the subject and the verb.
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This product is a Google Drive Resource, a new and innovative way to use a writing lesson written by Charlene Tess.
Instead of printing the pages in the lesson and distributing them to students, you can give them a link to the lesson and they can view the digital slide in their Google Drive. Using the Google Drive Resource will save you time and paper. You will no longer be a slave to the copy machine in your building.
The benefits of Google Drive Resources include:
• Share lessons and exercises one page at a time.
• Students can access the materials from anywhere they have access to their Google Drive.
• Students work directly in the file.
• Increase student engagement.
• Go Paperless. No need to use a copy machine.
• No printing is required; however, if you wish to print, it will look great!
• No lost assignments.
• Infuse technology.
• Readiness for college.
• Google Drive is completely free for teachers and students.
This product includes a link to Google Drive Digital Resource pages on which students can fill in their answers electronically, save in their own free Google Drive, and then submit to you. This will save you and your students time and paper. Of course, you an always print the activity and have students write the answers on their own papers. The answers are included.
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