Build sentence fluency in your students' writing with this practice activity in which they will combine given clauses by choosing a FANBOYS coordinating conjunction.
A presentation for you to project on your whiteboard will review the grammar terms, including an example compound sentence for each of the coordinating conjunctions.
Provide a mini anchor chart for students to use as they practice and to keep in their interactive notebooks for future reference.
Each card provides two clauses that students must combine using a coordinating conjunction to write a compound sentence. To build critical thinking skills and creativity, have students compare their sentences with a partner (because multiple correct sentences are possible for most clause pairs) or challenge them to create as many different sentences as they can with a given task card.
♦ 15-slide Presentation to introduce or review terms
♦ Mini Anchor Chart for students' interactive notebook
♦ 24 task cards with clauses for students to combine
♦ Task Card Record Sheet for student answers
♦ Answer Key with sample sentences
This resource is included in my Compound and Complex Sentence Task Cards
Follow this lesson with my Parts of Speech Interactive Notebook set
or my spring-themed Complex Sentence Task Cards
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