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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences PowerPoint

$4.99 or Free on Plus | 23 pages (PDF, PowerPoint)|Grades: 2 - 5

A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template which introduces the attributes of simple, compound and complex sentences.

Use this teaching presentation to introduce simple, compound and complex sentences to your students.

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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    • ACELA1467

      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...

    • ACELA1507

      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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    This is a brilliant resource. I have used this over the last three days with my year 3 class. We looked at a different sentence structure each day. My class were 100% engaged and even the students who generally struggle have grasped these.

    Sarah France · Feb 26th, 2020

    Hi Sarah, thank you so much for this lovely feedback. It really warms our teacher hearts when we hear these stories. We are so glad that your students enjoyed this resource in your classroom. Best wishes.

    Holly (Teach Starter) · Feb 26th, 2020

    Hi Scott,

    The links to the worksheets within the powerpoint appear to be broken? I am an ultimate subscriber…


    Graeme Andrews · Jul 25th, 2016

    Hi Graeme, thank you for your comment. Can you please try downloading it again now?

    Kind regards,

    Scott (Teach Starter) · Sep 6th, 2016

    There is an Error Code when I try to download this resource.


    Jason Plant · Jul 22nd, 2016

    I have already paid my subscription which is still valid so why can I not download this powerpoint? Lois Sewell

    Lois Sewell · Aug 17th, 2015

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    · Aug 18th, 2015

    I just tried to down load the same power point, and am an Ultimate package subscriber – still is not down loading.

    LeeAnn O'Brien · Sep 6th, 2016

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