Structure of All Tense            Tense of a sentence gives you an idea of the time when the incident mentioned in a statement takes place...

Structure of All Tense Tense of a sentence gives you an idea of the time when the incident mentioned in a statement takes place...

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them, and I

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them, and I

*This post contains affiliate links. Read more about this in my full disclosure policy. Back in June, I posted an activity I did with ALuv called Roll a Sentence. This idea was an adaption of a lesson taught by Jana of Think Out Loud. To start the year off with writing, I got a silly …

Roll a Silly Sentence (FREE Printable Included!)

*This post contains affiliate links. Read more about this in my full disclosure policy. Back in June, I posted an activity I did with ALuv called Roll a Sentence. This idea was an adaption of a lesson taught by Jana of Think Out Loud. To start the year off with writing, I got a silly …

This isn't the future, it's the present. Two ladies existing in peace next to each other, both of them hated just for being who they are.

This isn't the future, it's the present. Two ladies existing in peace next to each other, both of them hated just for being who they are.

INSTRUCTION - This would be great to read aloud and then post as an anchor chart in a late primary or junior classroom (maybe modify the vocabulary to avoid frustration). Make sure to really exaggerate the monotonous nature of using the same sentence length over and over, and the flow and excitement of varying the lengths! A great way for students to really understand how prosody relates to writing convention.

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INSTRUCTION - This would be great to read aloud and then post as an anchor chart in a late primary or junior classroom (maybe modify the vocabulary to avoid frustration). Make sure to really exaggerate the monotonous nature of using the same sentence length over and over, and the flow and excitement of varying the lengths! A great way for students to really understand how prosody relates to writing convention.

sentence structure, verb phrase, prepositional phrase, noun phrase, article, verb, noun, preposition, English grammar

sentence structure, verb phrase, prepositional phrase, noun phrase, article, verb, noun, preposition, English grammar

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