Use this set of 16 colourful flashcards to introduce students to the attributes that make up simple, compound and complex sentences.
Print these flashcards out at full-size and laminate them to use for group activities. Have students sort the sentences into simple, compound and complex sentences.
Use as a group activity – have students pick a sentence and explain to their group why they think it is a simple, a compound or a complex sentence.
You may also like to create pocket-size task cards or sheets that can be glued into a notebook by printing 2 or 4 to a page using printer settings.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses usually linked by a coordinating conjunction
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses usually linked by a coordinating conjunctionElaborationslearning how to express ideas using compound sentences (Skills: Literacy, Criti...
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