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Sentences Covered in the K-1 Writing Manual p. 211

This chapter introduces the Who/What Chart. This is a tool for creating powerful sentences for either narrative or informational writing. Students learn to transform their ideas into sentence structures that provide more precise and active writing. Emergent writers use this chart to form more sophisticated sentences. In addition, early writers use the chart to add adjectives and modifiers. More fluent writers develop topic sentences that capture the big ideas in their writing. At the end of this chapter are blackline masters students fill-in, then write either story openings or topic sentences.

Sentences with the Who/What Chart Part 1

Sentences with the Who/What Chart Part 2

Sentences with the Worksheets Part 1

Sentences with the Worksheets Part 2

 

Sentences Covered in the Grades 2-3 Writing Manual p. 277

This chapter introduces The Sentence Builder. This chart with manipulative “parts of speech cards” engage students to write powerful sentences for narrative and informational writing. Students learn to transform their ideas into sentence structures that provide more precise and active writing. In addition, a variety of student worksheets for students to practice skills learned from the Sentence Builder. The last two activities, “Combining Sentences” and “Author-My Try”, are packed with skills that include grammar, mechanics, word choice, voice and style.

Sentence Writing Overview

Introduction to the Sentence Builder

The Sentence Builder Topic Sentences

The Sentence Builder Story Openings for Narratives

Topic Sentence (Student Worksheet)

Story Opening (Student Worksheet)

Story Opening and Transition (Student Worksheet)

Combining Sentences

Sentences: Author-My Try

 

Sentences Covered in the Grades 4-6 Writing Manual p. 349

This chapter introduces The Sentence Builder. This chart with manipulative “parts of speech cards” engage students to write powerful sentences for narrative and informational writing. Students learn to transform their ideas into sentence structures that provide more precise and active writing. In addition, a variety of student worksheets for students to practice skills learned from the Sentence Builder. The last two activities,”Combining Sentences” and “Author-My Try”, are packed with skills that include grammar, mechanics, word choice, voice and style.

Sentences Overview

Introduction to the Sentence Builder

The Sentence Builder Story Openings for Narratives

The Sentence Builder Topic Sentences

Thesis Statement Student Worksheet

Sentence Pattern Blueprint Overview

Sentence Pattern Blueprint: Travelers

Sentence Pattern Blueprint: Grammer & Mechanics

Sentence Pattern Blueprint: Double the Who

Sentence Pattern Blueprint: Triple-Decker Power

Combining Sentences

Sentences: Author-My Try