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COMPLEX SENTENCES: Teach students to create and punctuate complex sentences using these story starters. Only three subordinate conjunctions will be used: Since, Although & When (SAW Strategy). Instructions: 1) Students copy one complex sentence story starter onto a notebook page. 2) Students add a character name in the blank(s), if provided. 3) Students circle the comma after the dependent clause. 4) Students continue the story for 12 minutes. 5) Students share stories.
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STORY STARTER: When _______ found the bottle near the shoreline, he felt compelled to read the note which had been tucked inside it. **Common Core State Standards: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) No link available. Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm #writingprompts

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STORY STARTER: When ________ saw the smoke rising from the tiny reptile's head, he placed the creature in a box and headed for the lab. **Common Core State Standards: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm

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STORY STARTER: Although __________had never seen this house before, something about it seemed oddly familiar. **Common Core State Standards: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm #wrtingprompts

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STORY STARTER: Since _____________was known for his crazy antics, his mother was not surprised when she found him pinned to the clothes line in the back yard.**CCSS: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm #writingprompts

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STORY STARTER: Although everything about Lily Devereaux seemed normal, she was actually the farthest thing from it. **Common Core State Standards: L1, W3, W10, SL4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm

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STORY STARTER: When our father took us to the treehouse he had just built,_______ and I stood speechlees, staring at the hideous structure before us. **Common Core State Standards: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: pinterest.com/... (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm

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STORY STARTER: When ________ and________ attached the helium ballons to our house, nobody was prepared for the adventure that followed. Common Core State Standards: L1, W3, W10, SL4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: pinterest.com/... (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm

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Up-Inspired Floating House (14 photos)

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STORY STARTER: When ________ found the opening in the garden wall that was not there yesterday, she knew exactly what she had to do. **Common Core State Standards: L1, W3, W10, SL4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: pinterest.com/... (Photo source link provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm

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STORY STARTER: Although _______ couldn't explain it, she knew there was something disturbing about Mr.Finney's apple orchard. **Common Core State Standards: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source and blog link on puns provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm #writingprompts

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STORY STARTER: When ___________ ignored the "Enter At Your Own Risk" sign on Mr. Sedgewick's property line, she had no idea what the consequences would be. CCSS: L.1, W.3, W.10, SL.4 (uses clauses/transitions/commas, writes routinely within time frames, uses adequate volume) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source provided below) Have longer lessons delivered to your inbox monthly by clicking http://elaseminars.com/opt-in-1.htm #writingprompts

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