This activity should be assigned after you have given a full lesson on combining sentences. The graphic organizer provides a structure that breaks down thinking for combining sentences. First students are asked to combine the sentences, they are
This activity gives students an opportunity to analyze good writing. We often ask students to incorporate figurative language, vivid verbs, reflections, compound/complex sentences, etc. This activity provides an example of these devices being used
This practice sheet allows students an opportunity to practice creating compound sentences using coordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS). This activity also pushes students to determine if sentences are written correctly by completing a "Yes" "No"