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Growing sentences

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Looking for ways to improve your students' writing abilities?  How about combining science and writing with a little bit of seasonal fun, too?

Begin by reading a book or two about the life cycle of a pumpkin.  Ask your students if they know what makes a pumpkin grow?  Then tell them that a sentence, like a pumpkin, can also grow.  Ask them if they know what can help a sentence grow?

              


Tell your students that writers use adjectives and adverbs to give more details of their topic.  These details make a sentence bigger and more interesting to read.  Below are some worksheets you can use to practice this new skill.



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2 comments

Jennifer Brown said...

Looking forward to working on these with our Harcourt story "Pumpkin Fiesta". Thanks for the freebie!

asbishop said...

What a great graphic organizer. We have done the GLAD version but this is perfect for them to do on their own.