This Sentence Types Sorting Activity is the perfect activity to help your students gain practice identifying simple sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences, and compound-complex sentences. It's the perfect activity for middle school students in grades 5-7!
Students will sift through several sentences printed on cards and place the cards in the correct column under simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, and compound-complex sentence. Students will then record their answers on the recording sheet to submit to the teacher for final approval and/or grading. An answer key has been provided for ease of grading! This also makes a great center activity where students can self-correct when completed!
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INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE:
- Instructions for Use:
We walk you through everything you will need to prep and implement this activity in your classroom.
- Student Directions + Cheat Sheet:
Includes detailed instructions for the students (makes for easy use in a center), as well as definitions and examples for each term (simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, and compound-complex sentence)
- Sorting Cards:
24 total sentences included and 4 header cards for sorting.
- Student Recording Sheet + Answer Key:
Students record their answers in a table for ease of self-grading or grading by the teacher. We've included an answer key for ease of use, as well as for students to self-grade if this is used as a center activity.
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