A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template which introduces the attributes of simple, compound and complex sentences.
The presentation explains all three sentence types in detail. Links to student activities are also included in the presentation.
This teaching resource is best used in conjunction with the Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences Worksheet Pack.
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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
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
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
Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause
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...
Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clauseElaborationsknowing that complex sentences make connections between ideas, such as: to provide a reason, for example 'H...
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An additional example of a complex sentence has been added to slide 19. This example begins with a dependent clause (starting with a subordinating conjunction), followed by an independent clause. The complex sentences in the class activity on slide 21 have been slightly modified to align more clearly with the examples on slide 19.
Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Aug 15th, 2021
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Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) May 24th, 2019
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