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Writers Workshop Complete Sentences and Grammar Activities

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    Do your students struggle with writing complete sentences and understanding grammar and the different parts of speech? If so, this bundle includes a Writers Workshop Escape Room, complete sentences resources, grammar skills and other activities to help your students better understand what makes a sentence a sentence.


    Thank you for considering purchasing this bundle of writing resources! We know that you and your students will find these activities worthwhile and engaging.

    How To Write Complete Sentences

    Here is a great lesson on how to teach your students how to write in complete sentences. This activity is an interactive slideshow that will engage and entertain your students while teaching them the basics of a complete sentence.

    Included in the activity is:

    • Writing a Sentence Game Show (PDF; 30 slides)
    • Game Sheet for Students (1-page)
    • Mini posters for writing a sentence to hand out (1-page)
    • Full page poster about sentences to display (1-page)
    • Mini poster reminders (1-page)

    Constructing Sentences

    This resource is a basic 6-page step-by-step teacher lesson plan intended to teach your students how to write a meaningful sentence using the steps of the writing process. It is based on taking a simple sentence and walking students through the process. Our students have a fun time with this activity as they learn the key parts of a sentence.

    Included in this helpful resources is:

    • Constructing Sentences Lesson Plans (4-pages)
    • Brainstorming Handout (1-page; 2 per page)
    • An optional rubric to assess their final product (1-page; 2 per page)

    Silly Short Stories

    This is a writing sentences activity where students create a Silly Short Story. This document contains lesson plans that are intended to help students understand the basic structure of a sentence- mainly the subject and the verb (predicate).

    Included in this resource is:

    • Silly, Short Story Student Handout (1-page)
    • Teacher Tips and Lesson Plans (3-pages)
    • Story Example Cards (4-pages; 8 total)
    • An optional Grading Rubric (1-page; 2 per page)

    Writing Workshop Escape Room

    The purpose of this Writing Workshop is to engage your students in an Escape Room activity to learn more about the important components for being an effective writer. Watch your students get excited as they try to get accepted into The School of Writing Wizardry. In order to get accepted, students will cooperatively work through six tasks that relate to writing (parts of speech, the writing process, punctuation, figurative language, topic sentences, and paragraph structure). Students must earn a minimum of 12 “Admission Points” in order to earn the chance to try to “crack the code” and be admitted.

    Included in this 30+ page resource:

    • Teacher Tips (4-pages)
    • Admission Guidelines (1-page; 2 per page)
    • Task #1: Parts of Speech (1-page)
    • Noun Flip Cards (3-pages; 25 cards)
    • Noun Flip Cards Answer Key (1-page)
    • Adjective Flip Cards (3-pages; 25 cards)
    • Adjective Flip Cards Answer Key (1-page)
    • Action Verb Flip Cards (3-pages; 25 cards)
    • Action Verb Flip Cards Answer Key (1-page)
    • Task #2: Writing Process (1-page)
    • Task #2: Writing Process Answer Key (1-page)
    • Task #3: Punctuation Problems (2-pages)
    • Task #3: Punctuation Problems Answer Key (2-pages)
    • Task #4: Figurative Language (2-pages)
    • Task #4: Figurative Language Answer Key (2-pages)
    • Task #5: Topic Sentences (1-page)
    • Topic Sentence Task Cards (10-pages; 20 cards)
    • Topic Sentence Task Cards Answer Key (10-pages)
    • Task #6: Paragraph Structure (1-page)
    • Paragraph Task Cards (10-pages; 20 cards)
    • Paragraph Task Cards Answer Key (10-pages)
    • Final Task: Wizardry Code (1-page)
    • Final Task: Wizardry Code Answer Key (1-page)
    • Admission Point Sheet (1-page; 4 per page)
    • Wizard Code Cards (2-pages; 12 per page)
    • Student Reflection Handout (1-page)
    • Grading Rubric (1-page; 2 per page)
    • Extension Activities (1-page)
    • Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Extension (1-page)
    • Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Activity (1-page)
    • Admission Certificate (1-page; 2 per page)
    • Teacher Point Tracking Handout (1-page)

    Grammar Detectives

    These activities are intended to provide your students with an understanding of some of the most basic grammar. The worksheets provided will help your students understand topics such as subject, verb (predicate), punctuation, sentence fragments, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, adverbs, adjectives, and combining sentences. Grammar Detective teams will earn “Detective Points”, which will determine their ranking. This activity will have your students work in teams as grammar detectives to try to better understand the English language and become more proficient writers. This is a fun and engaging way for your students to learn about grammar.

    Included in Grammar Detectives Resource:

    • Grammar Detectives Teacher Tips (2-pages)
    • Grammar Detectives Introduction (1-page; 2 per page)
    • Grammar Detectives Student Handout (12-pages)
    • Grammar Detectives Answer Key (12-pages)
    • Grammar Detectives Point Sheet (1-page)
    • Grammar Detectives Badge Templates (1-page; 9 badges)
    • Grammar Detective Agency Certificates (1-page; 2 per page)
    • Grammar Detective Agency Rubric (1-page)
    • Grammar Detectives Assessment (2-pages)
    • Grammar Detectives Assessment Answer Key (2-pages)

    Paragraph Structure

    The purpose of this activity is to help your students understand the proper structure and order of sentences in a paragraph through the use of task cards. It’s also intended to help your students understand the importance of the order of sentences when writing informational paragraphs.

    Included in this resource is:

    • Teacher Tips (2-pages)
    • 20 Paragraph Task Cards & Answer Keys (20-pages)
    • Paragraph Answer Card (1-page)
    • Student Tracking Chart (1-page)
    • Paragraph Certificates (1-page; 2 certificates)

    Topic Sentences (Informational Text)

    The purpose of this activity is to help your students understand how to identify the topic sentence of a paragraph through the use of task cards. It’s also intended to help your students understand how to write topic sentences when writing an informational paragraph.

    Included in this resource is:

    • Teacher Tips (2-pages)
    • 20 Topic Sentence Task Cards (10-pages; 2 cards per page)
    • 20 Topic Sentence Task Cards Answer Key (10-pages; 2 per page)
    • Topic Sentence Challenge Cards (1-page; 4 per page)
    • Topic Sentence Certificates (1-page; 2 certificates)
    • Student Tracking Chart (1-page)

    Noun, Adjective, Action Verb Flip Cards

    The purpose of this activity is to engage your students as they review parts of speech, specifically nouns, adjectives, and action verbs. Students will use their flip cards and then record their answers to determine what kind of “Detective” they are. Note: The answer key provided is accurate to the best of our understanding. There may be a few tricky answers to a couple of the sentences. Included with this resource is an editable answer key.

    Flip Cards:

    They are called “Flip Cards” because they are meant to be bound together with a metal ring and “flipped” through.

    Included in Resource:

    • 25 Noun, Adjective, and Action Verb Flip Cards (9-pages)
    • Student Recording Sheet (1-page)
    • Flip Card Answer Key (1-page)
    • Editable Flip Card Answer Key (Word Document; 1-page)

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