Expanding Sentences

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Our free downloadable PDF Expanding Sentences lesson plan teaches students how to add more vivid imagery to their writing by incorporating adjectives and adverbs to lengthen and liven their sentences. This lesson focuses on developing the ability to write sentences that can be easily visualized by the reader.

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Our Expanding Sentences lesson plan teaches students how to add more vivid imagery to their writing by incorporating adjectives and adverbs to lengthen and liven their sentences. This lesson focuses on developing the ability to write sentences that can be easily visualized by the reader. In order to do this, students are asked to work collaboratively, in pairs, to first create simple sentences and then to find ways to expand them. Students are also asked to work independently to practice inserting words into existing sentences, writing sentences of their own of various lengths, and come up with a list of descriptive words.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to expand simple sentences using adjectives and adverbs (describing words).

State Educational Standards: LB.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1.F, LB.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1.I

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subject

Language Arts

grade-level

1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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04/27/2022
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As a home educator of children with ADHD, short, succinct lessons are important and needed. I'm very impressed with the lessons and they've been great to use for review and new information.

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03/22/2021
Cindia R.
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Expanding Sentences

The guideline is simple. The activities are fun and modifiable. Easy to use and I love how the concept is explained.

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04/24/2020
Dimeta P.
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The lesson resource was high quality and easy to follow.

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11/18/2019
M B.
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Great!

Everything was great in this packet except for the cut out word choices. I ended up not using it in class, but I utilized the rest.

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11/08/2018
Veronica M.
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Great resources

Very easy and great resources, wish there were a few more level k lesson plans. Overall very useful.