Your students will absolutely love learning how to identify and write simple and compound sentences with this high-interest grammar lesson that is ready to teach and SO engaging. Teaching grammar skills is SO MUCH FUN with Giggles and Grammar!
What are simple and compound sentences?
A is made up of one independent clause. It has only one subject and one predicate. A is made up of two independent clauses joined by a semicolon or coordinating conjunction.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This can be used as a standalone grammar lesson, but it has been specifically designed to accompany my grammar practice program, !
Tell me more about this simple and compound sentences lesson!
This resource includes 11 teaching slides focusing on correctly writing simple and compound sentences. The slides have been carefully designed to introduce these two types of sentences, give opportunities for guided practice, provide partner talk prompts, and end with independent practice ideas for journals.
There’s no prep required, just start the presentation and go!
What’s included in this simple and compound sentences lesson?
- Step-by-step slides to introduce simple and compound sentences and practice writing them correctly in engaging activities.
- INTRODUCE IT – Define and explore the new grammar skill
- PAUSE & PONDER – Work as a group to fix engaging examples
- TURN & TALK – Partner questions to reinforce the new skills
- COMPOUND IT– Practice turning simple sentences into compound ones
- YOUR TURN TO GIGGLE – Use a picture to try out your new grammar skills in action. Then, follow the journaling prompt to tie it all together.
Are student worksheets included?
This lesson includes only the teaching slides and group activities. However, the final slide(s) include samples for students to correct in a notebook, and an engaging journal prompt. Coordinating student worksheets about simple and compound sentences can be found HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: The sentences and examples in this lesson are SILLY… very silly! Be prepared for a classroom full of giggles as you explore simple and compound sentences.
Google Slides: Includes text boxes if you’d like students to type in answers.
PowerPoint: Embedded slides for projecting.
The document is NOT editable.
Grade Levels: This resource is best for grades 3 and up.
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This simple and compound sentences lesson is sure to bring out the giggles in your classroom – it’s such a FUN way to explore grammar!
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