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Simple Steps to Sentence Sense for High School | Digital Grammar Workbook

Charlene Tess
Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
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176 pages
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  1. This bundle includes the Simple Steps to Sentence Sense Grammar Digital Workbooks to use in Google Drive ™ for all three levels: High School, Middle School, and Elementary and ESL Students. These three resources are a new way to use the Simple Steps to Sentence Sense eBooks by Charlene Tess. These e
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This product is a complete course in grammar and a new way to use the materials in Simple Steps to Sentence Sense for High School by Charlene Tess. All eight steps of Simple Steps to Sentence Sense for High School are now available in digital format in this workbook and are perfect for distance learning. This resource also includes a Bonus Step for Advanced Analysis to help AP students prepare for the language test.

Your students can access the notes, lesson practice, group practice exercises, individual practice exercises, tests, and writing connection pages in Google Drive. Note: This resource works best when viewed on a whiteboard, computer, or tablet instead of a phone.


This resource includes:

  • Directions for the teacher.
  • An overview of the Simple Steps to Sentence Sense grammar program.
  • A tip sheet on using this program successfully.

Complete units are provided for the following 8 Steps:

  • Step 1: Prepositional Phrases
  • Step 2: The Verb
  • Step 3: The Subject
  • Step 4: Complements

Part 1: Action Verb Complements

Part 2: Linking Verb Complements

  • Step 5: Modifiers (Adjectives and Adverbs)
  • Step 6: Phrases (Participial, Gerund, Infinitive, and Appositive)
  • Step 7: Clauses (Independent, Adjective, Adverb, and Noun)
  • Step 8: Classifying Sentences (Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound/complex)

The following links are included for each step:

  • Sentence Analysis Master (SAM)
  • Lesson Notes
  • Lesson Practice
  • Document Projection Master with answers to Lesson Practice
  • Group Exercise
  • Individual Exercise
  • Test
  • Writing Connection Page(s)
  • Digital Answer Sheets on which students will type their work.

(Of course, you always have the option of having students use notebook paper.)

  • Answer Key for Teacher’s Use
  • There is a BONUS link to an instructional video that students or the teacher can view. It works well for students who are absent or those who need extra help on the lesson notes.

Charlene Tess is an educator with over 35 years of classroom experience. She has taught English, journalism, and creative writing to students in grades 7-12, and has developed her resources based on lessons that were successful with her students.


This is the digital edition of Simple Steps to Sentence Sense for High School.

Instead of printing the pages and distributing them to students, you can give them a link to each page and they can view the digital slide in their Google Drive and record their answers on Google Slides. Students can submit their work to you however you wish. (Google Classroom, email, etc.)

Using the Google Drive Resource will save you hours of time and reams of paper. Your students will learn grammar and usage the easy way.

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 download is a PDF document and it contains all the information you need to use the resource successfully. If you have trouble, please make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader. If you have any issues with this resource, please email me at charlenetess@yahoo.com. I will make corrections and upload the revised product so you can download it again. Please do not rate my product poorly until I have had an opportunity to make those corrections.

Purchase is for one license to use in your classroom. Please do not share or redistribute these materials with others. You can purchase additional licenses on TpT.

This resource may not be placed on a classroom website, blog, or school server. To do so would be in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

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Total Pages
176 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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