I put together a cute little *Stretch a Sentence* mini poster to review how adding who, is doing what, when, where, and why to a sentence can add SPARKLE to our narrative stories. Hopefully this activity will work, and the challenge to my first graders to stretch their sentences will be gladly accepted. . . the gauntlet has been thrown! :)
Stretching Sentences Task Cards! Enter for your chance to win 1 of 2. Stretching Sentences Task Cards, Improve Sentence Writing, Common Core Aligned (9 pages) from The Gilded Classroom on TeachersNotebook.com (Ends on on 1-9-2015) Do you want your students to improve their sentence writing? These Valentine-themed task cards are a great practice to encourage elaboration (best for grades 3-5). Use them as a quick warm up or in a center. Make sure to follow my shop! Don't delay, enter ...
Slinky Sentences Freebie - Students are given a simple sentence with a picture. They have to stretch it by adding details.
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions | Creating Sentences
Conjunctions: coordinating conjunctions, subordinate conjunctions This is a fun speech therapy and special education packet that targets coordinating & subordinate conjunctions! Working on conjunctions? It doesn't have to be boring! Your upper elementary students will have fun stretching, smashing, and tossing slime while they practice connecting sentences with conjunctions, forming sentences with conjunctions, and answering Wh-questions using conjunctions!
Stretching Sentences with Jake The Snake ~ Winter Edition
This is a great way to stretch sentences to use more parts of speech. I took the third page and printed it onto an 18 X 24 poster print (see Staples blueprint pages- cost me just under $4 and then I had it laminated so I could use it over and over again).