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Expanding sentences

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Teach students to write complete sentences, use correct punctuation, expand sentences, and distinguish between different types of sentences with this engaging hands-on resource. This bundle includes 10 days of mini lessons, anchor charts, partner games, interactive notebook pages, task cards, fold over books, practice sheets, and a quick assessment. #HollieGriffithTeaching #TeacherResources #Sentences #FirstGrade

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Help kids learn how to stretch a sentence using this free printable poster and blank graphic organizer worksheets that kids can fill in. #writing #homeschool #homeschooling #printables

Help kids learn how to stretch a sentence using this free printable poster and blank graphic organizer worksheets that kids can fill in. #writing #homeschool #homeschooling #printables

Expanding Sentences (Stretch It!): Grade 3 Writing Activity

Students add more information to a series of sentences by telling where, when, or why. Then, they write each new complete sentence on the lines provided.

Getting your students to write detailed sentences can be such a difficult task. Come see how my class practices writing expanded sentences with this simple activity.

As this the end of the school year is getting closer and closer my kids are still having trouble with writing complete sentences. My group last year really enjoyed writing...this group not so much. They think it's boring and I'm lucky to get a sentence or two out of them. Today I tried to take it back to the basics of expanding sentences and encouraged them to use adjectives and adverbs. I gave them a piece of paper and had them fold back and forth until they had 4 rectangles on their page…

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This Valentine's Day BOOM Cards™ language activity is great for expanding sentence structure, receptive/expressive vocabulary skills, and conversational skills.  There are 30 unique picture scenes total. Each picture scene slide contains draggable images and sentence strips. Drag the images that are different into the sentence strip to make a sentence ("The [item] is different"). Use the “wh-” question visuals to guide discussions about the pictures.
This comprehensive 94 card winter language BOOM Cards™️ unit addresses the following expressive and receptive language skills: directions (spatial concepts/attributes), sentence formulation/expanding MLU, regular plurals, sequencing pictures, associations, and categories. Visual sentence strips are included. The unit includes three open ended games.
This is the Barnyard Balancing Act toy used with basic sentence strips. It's good for requesting , expanding utterances, vocabulary, using descriptives and categorizing. Plus, the kids love it!
Are you looking for an activty to teach conjunctions with multiple agents? Have your students expand their syntax and sentence structure by learning how to combine simpler sentences with multiple agents using a variety of conjunctions ( as long as, ever since, neither..nor, until, because, so that.., ever since…). For more ideas for Social Skills groups or Speech Classrooms visit my store at BigDogCards-SLP. My products are 50% off for the first 24 hours. Regular price $3 or less!