Expanding sentences. Would love to do a foldable like this with grade-level revisions. 1. Add an adj/adv participial phrase. 2. Add a prepositional phrase. 3. Reorder/rearrange the sentence. 4. Improve the verb. 5. Include an appositive. 6. Write it as a compelling fragment. 7. Rewrite it as dialogue. 8. Change the point of view.
John Branyan - The Three Little Pigs- This is the BEST video EVER for showing text complexity. Perfect for teacher trainings or even students to demonstrate difference in texts. LOVE IT! You can even buy the picture book for use in your classroom.
ng to find the time every evening to read together as my children near the teen years and have more evening activities. We have continued to make it a priority to read at least three or four nights of the week, and sometimes we’ll read earlier in the day if we know that our evening is going to be busy.