Elaborate! The Art of Stretching Sentences.
In this one time class student will learn how to stretch their basic sentences into interesting sentences that catch the attention of the reader and bring their writing to life!
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In this one time class student will learn how to stretch their basic sentences into interesting sentences that catch the attention of the reader and bring their writing to life! In this class we will: Identify the components of a simple sentence. Pick a simple sentence using a spin the wheel game! Learn to expand the sentences using: who, what, when, where and why Create even more interesting sentences by exploring how to make our expanded sentences into compound and complex sentences using...
Today we are going to learn how to take our sentences and expand or stretch them by adding new ideas or details. When we write we sometimes forget to add important details that help our reader see what is happening in our sentences. When we expand or stretch our sentences, we paint the picture for the reader and not only become stronger writers, but make our writing more interesting and stand out.
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Students will create a collaborative story as an informal assessment at the end of class using their expanded sentences.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
63 total reviews
35 completed classes
Hi! My name is Lee Thompson. I have been a teacher for 16 years. I have taught all ages from 1st through 8th grades - but have mostly focused on elementary. I have a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education K-6 with an ESE certificate and...