Sentence Skills – Writing Interesting and Meaningful Sentences (Book 3)

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About the series
This series of three books helps students learn how to construct meaningful sentences of increasing complexity and variety. The ability and confidence thus gained will provide a sound foundation for the production of cohesive written texts that are interesting to read.

Book 1 examines various types of simple sentences and also introduces the concept of compound sentences.

Book 2 introduces ways in which sentences can be expanded and made more interesting. It also covers more advanced sentence structures.

Book 3 encourages students to use sentences of varying length and different types in their written texts. The concept of cohesion and the use of elements like similes, metaphors and idioms are also introduced.
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Recommended ages (for students learning English as a first language)
Book 1: Ages 8-9
Book 2: Ages 9-10
Book 3: Ages 10-11

This series may also be used by older students who are learning English as a second or foreign language.
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What you’ll find in the zipped folder (Book 3)

• 20 bite-size topics to help students write better sentences (see topics below)
o Each topic begins with simple and clear explanations with example sentences and annotations
o This is followed by graded exercises from simple recognition of sentence elements to writing full sentences, and finally writing a short narrative or description based on a picture or set of pictures.
• An answer key
• Teacher’s notes with suggestions on how to conduct the lesson

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Book 3 contents
1 Giving facts and opinions
2 Synthesis of sentences
3 Expanding sentences with nouns in apposition
4 Expanding sentences by adding details
5 Writing a variety of sentences
6 Using similes and metaphors
7 Using idioms and phrasal verbs
8 Cohesion: Pronouns, connectors, adjectives and adverbs
9 Cohesion: Ellipsis
10 Cohesion: Substitution
11 Active and passive sentences
12 Transforming sentences
13 Compound sentences
14 Complex sentences with relative pronouns
15 Complex sentences showing time, place and manner
16 Complex sentences showing reason, effect and result
17 Complex sentences showing purpose
18 Complex sentences showing condition
19 Other complex sentences
20 Compound-complex sentences

We hope you find this book useful. Thank you!

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Sentence Skills – Writing Interesting and Meaningful Sentences
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