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Sentence Structure

Apply knowledge of sentence structure in composition or editing.  Analyze and compose sentences using descriptive adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases (functioning as adjectives or adverbs), appositive phrases, adjective clauses, adverb clauses and noun clauses.  Manipulate sentence structure to achieve a purpose such as clarification, definition, or emphasis in composing or editing.  Analyze advanced sentence structure in multiple texts in composing or editing to achieve a purpose and to enhance style.  

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Ages: 10 - 15
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Grammar Vids for Kids: Sentence Fragments
From YouTube, produced by InkwellMedia
What is a sentence fragment? Einstein explains the difference between an incomplete and a complete sentence. Some of the key vocabulary words include subject, verb, predicate, subordinate conjunctions, and dependent clause. This is a great resource t... [more]
May 17, 2012 at 08:10 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences
From YouTube
This video is part of our Write Right student podcast series.
November 23, 2010 at 02:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Review Parts of a Sentence
From YouTube, produced by learningamericanenglish
An English teacher explains the main parts of a sentence-subject (he, she)-person, place, thing, idea, and verb-action. Reviews singular and plural. Prepositions and objects are discussed. Some basic information but teacher would be better suited for... [more]
August 14, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Four Types of Sentences
From YouTube
This video is a lesson explaining what sentences are and telling about 4 types of sentences: declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory.  Examples of each type of sentence are given as well as an opportunity to practice identifying some ... [more]
March 4, 2010 at 02:37 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Subjects and Predicates
From YouTube, produced by Aaron Fowles
A video about subjects and predicates. I used ActivInspire for the demonstration.
September 9, 2010 at 06:57 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Compound-Complex Sentences Review
From discoveryeducation.com, produced by Discovery Education
A compound-complex sentence contains two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses. This clip gives a review of verbal phrases and sentence structure.
May 27, 2010 at 09:25 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Cómo distinguir los sintagmas (en español)
From practicopedia.com
Un sintagma es una palabra o un conjunto de ellas que realiza una función en una oración. Un video práctico para explicar las diferencias. (1:15)
February 20, 2012 at 02:53 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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12. Two Ways to Construe "Brian Boitano is Skating." Grammar
From YouTube, produced by Yossarian
Yossarian the Grammarian walks you through two ways of understanding "Brian Boitano is skating sentence. It is for older students and uses a lecture format and white board. The video may have to be stopped at times to check for understanding. The wor... [more]
June 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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Ages: 9 - 12
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Sentence Structure
From Howcast, produced by Will Trebach
This video defines the main parts of a sentence, subject and predicate, and explains further with an example.  The sentence appears as a narrator explains. ( 1:08)
June 6, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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