These sentence scrambles are a great way to teach students sentence structure, grammar, vocabulary and writing practice. This packet can be used for Word Work, Writing Center and Independent Work. My students love working with the sentence scrambles.
It can easily be adapted for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade, ESL and Homeschoolers.
There are ten sentences:
The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621.
Every year the President pardons a turkey.
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.
Only half of the pilgrims who came to America survived the winter.
President George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving Day
Proclamation in the year 1789.
Traditional foods like turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie are served by many on
Pilgrims sailed to America on the Mayflower.
The pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock instead of the Hudson Valley, their original
destination on November 11th, 1620.
Squanto taught the pilgrims how to survive in the wilderness.
Turkey was not part of the first Thanksgiving.
Sentence Scrambler: Laminate the pages and cut out each card. Shuffle the cards and have students re-arrange the cards by picture to make the sentence. Once they have correctly assembled the sentence, have them write the sentence next to the matching picture on the paper provided.