Spotlight on Grammar Compound and Complex Sentences
Students add variety to their written language and expressive language as they learn the basics of formulating compound and complex sentences.
The effective lessons feature:
- Clear explanations of simple and complex sentence forms
- Appealing one-page lessons with plenty of practice activities
- Simple sentence structure and vocabulary with easy readability
- Step-by-step progression in difficulty to build success and motivation
- A pretest/posttest
Activities begin with a brief review of simple and compound subjects and predicates and noun-verb agreement. Students then learn about conjunctions that connect dependent and independent clauses to form complex sentences. Students should be able to identify simple, compound, and complex sentences and transform one type of sentence into another after they complete these lessons.