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Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences

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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences!Quick View

Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences!

This detailed and engaging lesson enables students to gain an understanding of simple, compound and complex sentences, and to use a variation of sentence types in their own writing for clarity and effect. Students learn through a number of fun and interactive tasks, which enable them to: - Define and exemplify simple, compound, and complex sentences; - Identify them in writing; - Understand and analyse how different types of sentences can be used for clarity and effect; - Create a written piece using a variety of sentence structures for clarity and effect; - Evaluate their use of different sentence structures. The resources include: -Visually engaging and comprehensive whole-lesson presentation; -Resources for the card-sorting activity; -A model example and analysis worksheet; -A success criteria; -Step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.
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Complex Sentences 2

Complex Sentences 2 picks up from where Complex Sentences 1 finishes. It’s designed to help UKS2 and LKS3 pupils gain an understanding of how complex sentences are made and how they can be used to develop writing skills. The resource is made up of an editable 12-slide PowerPoint presentation and includes an easy to follow definition of a complex sentence, three consolidation activities and a fun online quiz to assess understanding.
Simple, Compound  & Complex SentencesQuick View

Simple, Compound & Complex Sentences

A 9-slide PowerPoint that explaims simple, compound and complex sentences. Slide 1: Title. Slide 2: 3 types of sentences. Slide 3: Simple sentence. Slide 4: Compound sentence. Slide 5: Activity: Add ‘and’, ‘but’, or ‘or’ to make each pair of simple sentences into a compound sentence. Slides 6 - 8: Complex sentences. Slide 9: Activity: Underline the main clause in each of the sentences. Appropriate for 7 - 11 years. Fully editable.
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Complex sentences

TOOLKIT for generating complex sentences relating to the topic of family and relationships, and for practising word order in sentences featuring a main clause and a subordinate clause.
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Add commas to separate clauses in complex sentences.

Corrected version. 2 worksheets containing a long list of complex sentences. Students must work out where the comma should be placed. Because there was a slight mistake in the previous version of this resource , I have added a 3 additional worksheets on commas and complex sentences as a gesture of goodwill.
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Complex sentences

Focus on: main and subordinate clauses, the placement of subordinate clauses, subordinating conjunctions and more than one subordinate clause. Differentiated.
Complex sentencesQuick View

Complex sentences

A very basic set of activities around complex sentences. Used this effectively for a Year 4 lesson around the topic of compound sentences. Includes presentation and independent work activities.
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Complex sentences

Complex sentences - A stand alone lesson with included resources to print and a self coloured pleanary for the children to show their understanding of complex sentences and use them in context etc - This is a powerpoint although as I say needs the last slides printing off for the activities - any queries do message and I`ll happily help !
Space Complex Sentence BuilderQuick View

Space Complex Sentence Builder

Lots of sentence openers which can be used to practise sentence building. Great for practising how a sentence sounds or to revise them once learnt; all on the theme of space. Sound is added to each page to help the children get the rhythm of the sentence. Adjectives, Verb Starter, Adverb verb starter, Time – slow time, Time – fast time, 3 for Description, 3 for Action, Preposition Starter, Noun starters, Adjective Starters, Double Adverb, Subordinate Clause, Having done something, With its, soon, easily, Although, As, Unless, The more, the more, Rather than, Despite, Whenever, Verb, Simile, Personification, On, …, Whereas, Point, Evidence, Explain


Ready to use worksheets with answers that present teaching and learning resources of complex sentence structure based on New Bloom’s Taxonomy. After completing this lesson, the students will be able to: Identify the functions of subordinating conjunctions. Identify the features of complex sentences. Use subordinating conjunctions to introduce a clause or link two clauses. Implement the features of complex sentences to discover their structure. Assess and verify the correct use of complex sentence patterns in writing. Create complex sentences with the given sentence structure and pattern. This download includes: EXERCISE 1: Identify the subordinating conjunctions from the examples. EXERCISE 2: Identify the functions of subordinating conjunctions. EXERCISE 3: Identify the subordinators from the given examples. EXERCISE 4: Identify how the subordinating conjunctions are used in the sentences. EXERCISE 5: Identify the features of complex sentences. EXERCISE 6: Think of a complex sentence to go with each given picture. EXERCISE 7: Identify the functions of clauses in general and their function in specific sentences – Part 1. EXERCISE 8: Identify the function of clauses in general and their function in specific sentences – Part 2. EXERCISE 9: Identify the function of clauses in general and their function in specific sentences – Part 3. EXERCISE 10: Implement the properties of complex sentences to discover their structure. EXERCISE 11: Examine the structure and the pattern of the complex sentences. EXERCISE 12: Assess and verify the correct use of sentence patterns in writing. EXERCISE 13: Create complex sentences with the given sentence structure and pattern. EXERCISE 14: Demonstrate the mastery of the use of complex sentence structure in writing. EXERCISE 15: Complete the sentences with meaningful clauses. EXERCISE 16: Identify the main and subordinate clauses. EXERCISE 17: Place commas wherever necessary. EXERCISE 18: Join the sentences by using subordinators: when, where, if, although, because, since, while. EXERCISE 19: Split the following complex sentences into simple sentences. EXERCISE 20: Rewrite the following simple sentences as complex sentences. EXERCISE 21: Rewrite the following complex sentences as compound sentences.
Simple, Compound and Complex SentencesQuick View

Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences

This is a lesson on simple, compound and complex sentences. The Powerpoint presentation begins with a brief refresher on what makes a sentence and then explains the features of simple, compound and complex sentences. It also introduces relative clauses and explains how to spot these in sentences. The presentation includes built-in examples and activities as well as a final writing exercise. The download also includes a worksheet on sentences to consolidate. The activities are based on: What makes a sentence? Different types of sentences. Relative clauses. This resource set is perfect for a stand-alone SPAG lesson or revision activity.
Clauses & Complex SentencesQuick View

Clauses & Complex Sentences

Teach your students to write ‘complex sentences’ using these 2 straightforward PowerPoint presentations. I’ve also attached 2 differentiated ‘clauses’ worksheets.
Complex Sentences Worksheet and HandoutQuick View

Complex Sentences Worksheet and Handout

Sentences - Complex Sentence Worksheet and Handout. The first page of this document is a handout that explains sentence structure, and how to distinguish between simple, compound, and complex sentences by identifying independent and dependent clauses and the use of subordinating conjunctions. The second page lists some common subordinating conjunctions and has fifteen practice sentences to be completed by students to make their own complex sentences. Black and white ink saver and color version included. Also included a key with possible answers for discussion. Print and go. No prep. Supports common core state standards. - HappyEdugator
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Creative Writing Complex Sentences

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A creative writing VCOP game or SPaG game at two levels, these fun activity cards are designed for Upper KS2 and KS3, Year 5, 6, 7 and 8. This is a BUNDLE of 80 printable cards to promote ambitious sentence structures and vocabulary in descriptive / narrative writing. Regular use as a warm up or early finisher challenge will get students improving and stretching their sentences. Students enjoy playing this game in groups but they can be used by individuals too. You could also use them as a fun homework task. CONTENTS: 2 PDF files 84 pages (including black and white options) Includes 2 packs of 40 cards (2 different levels of challenge), which can be purchased separately if required:   Super Sentences (Complex Sentence Writing): 40 printable activity cards (colour and black and white versions). An introductory card models different ways to add interest and variety to sentences. Originally designed as a dice game, it can be used in a variety of ways. Please see the individual resource for more detail. Sensational Sentences (Complex Sentence Writing): Another set of 40 cards - this is the same activity as above but for older / more able learners. It features more challenging vocabulary and could be used for differentiation in the same class. Thank you so much if you decide to purchase my resources. You might like to explore some of my other Literacy / English resources: Imaginative Story Writing Prompts Improving Sentence Structure Worksheets Spelling Games and Puzzles Year 5 / 6 Editing / Proofreading Puzzles Worksheets Full Stops and Capital Letters Cards First and Third Person Lesson FullShelf Resources