This download can be used to teach or review independent and dependent clauses and includes writing activities with complex sentences using a pirate theme.
Part 1 – The difference between independent and dependent clauses
Part 2 – Cut and sort independent and dependent clauses group or individual work, worksheet and answer key
Part 3 – Rules for complex sentences and “Thumbs Up” activity, answer key
Part 4 – “Line Up” activity and making 2 versions of “A Complex Pirate Tale” class book, includes writing paper, book covers, examples, 48 independent and 48 dependent clauses for the activity
Part 5 – Challenge complex sentences – writing sentences with 1 independent and 2 dependent clauses, includes writing paper
Part 6 – Writing individual complex pirate stories, includes planning worksheet, example, writing paper, and grading rubric
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