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Expanding sentences

I've used a rubber band, stretching it each time we expand the sentence until we can stretch it no more (add verbs, adjectives, and adverbs)." - Really like the rubber band idea!

I like the chart...however, I really like the hanger.  I have lots of clothes hangers to use!

Adjective Fun~Pinned this earlier, ready to teach adjectives now.and just noticed that the chart paper is hanging from a store skirt hanger!

Flamingos and Butterflies: Scottish Highlands and Quiet Sundays

English - Pinned says: anchors: writing - types of sentences - jeff anderson - mechanically inclined! have the students practice their own after modeling.

Awesome EFL site!

This infographic is a great resource for the ELT classroom when teaching commonly misused words in English.

Punctuation Anchor Chart: Am I telling, asking, or yelling? #kinderchat

Punctuation Chart for Kindergarten/First grade. Write one sentence, come up with ways to change it to use different punctuation. I would change yelling for making it sound interesting.

"Said" is Dead!  I think I like this better than my trash can words!

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

Classroom Freebies Too: Parts of Speech Marker Mania

Parts of Speech Marker Mania

Marker Mania activity, kids color code parts of speech in sentences, markers make anything fun! Also includes grammar songs for different parts of speech!

Are you teaching students to identify the four types of sentences? Check out this blog post. It contains multiple activities that you can use in your upper elementary classroom! Check out the types of sentences anchor chart and download the FREE worksheet and interactive notebook foldable!

This anchor chart is designed to assist in teaching students the four types of sentences. It also shows them the different punctuation marks.

Love this! Kids sort the words, and then use them to create sentences.

parts of speech word sort {language arts}--Kids each come up and pick a stick out of my hand and they would have to place it in the right cup! If there’s extra time, they can use the word in a sentence

1st Grade Fantabulous: Back with Printables

ASSESSMENT (Can use the punctuation q's on separate card and give students a whiteboard/chalkboard to write answer on) 4 FREE Printables - Punctuation, Syllables, Telling Time and Math Word Problems