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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: 5 - 8
Kung Fu Sentences: An Interactive Game About Forming Sentences
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC.Com
In this game, students are shown "jumbled" words which can be rearranged to form sentences.  The students change the order to form sentences.  (This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
July 17, 2012 at 09:55 AM
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Ages: 4 - 9
Sentence 1 Song – Learn Grammar
From youtube.com, produced by Learning Upgrade
From the English Upgrade 1 courses. (00:56)
January 5, 2016 at 05:23 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
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
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
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
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: 9 - 18
Linking Words Explained
From YouTube, produced by www.english4exams.co.uk
This short video covers different types and uses of linking phrases.  It is a slideshow with narration, and would be best if paused after slides for further teacher explanation.  Some of the information spans upper middle-level grades, but can be mod... [more]
September 13, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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: 11 - 18
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: 4 - 8
Creating Sentences With Synonyms
From YouTube, produced by Marlise's Education Videos
This is a good activity to teach students to create sentences and to reinforce synonyms.  The teacher gives students a list of synonyms to take turns creating a variety of sentences with a partner.  This activity could be modified to fit any elementa... [more]
August 23, 2012 at 01:06 PM
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