Samantha Rowe
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Give students a variety of ways to learn simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences. Use interactive pieces and "unscramble" sentences to engage reluctant students.

Practice recognizing the types of sentences with these interactive notebook pieces and grammar scramble. This activity covers simple, compound, complex, and

Fun, motivating stations for figurative language and sound devices get students thinking deeply and creatively! You get 8 different stations with task cards and inviting student handouts for each. Students identify and analyze figurative language, and then brainstorm to apply their knowledge in imaginative ways.

Figurative Language Stations with Task Cards: Would you like your students more clear on figurative language and sound devices?

Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Sorting Activity (3rd-5th grade)

Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Sort This cute activity requires students to cut out the sentences and glue them in the correct place - great for your kinesthetic learners! After the sentences are sorted, you can also have students order

{FREEBIE!} Interactive Notes: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

The order of use w/in a sentence {FREEBIE!} Interactive Notes: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Vocab on the Move....during a unit review in reading we typically play this game. The students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it. They do not know what the word is though. They have to travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

Vocab on the Move--Students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it and do not know what the word is. They travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

reading strategies

Common Book Theme Chart- Going to make colored posters so children can print pictures from books into each catagory.

The Razzle Dazzle Classroom: Great idea for organizing student writing in journals. Main idea and details

Ready Week The Razzle Dazzle Classroom: Great idea for organizing student writing in journals. Main idea and details

Learning about summarizing...by classifying! Check out this easy lesson that got us started talking about what makes a quality summary!

Learning about summarizing.by classifying! Check out this easy lesson that got us started talking about what makes a quality summary! Looking at texts through different lenses is tricky for some--but pays off!