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Successful Sentences - Sentence Construction Cards

$6.99 or Free on Plus | 42 pages (PDF)|Grades: 3 - 7

Word cards for constructing complex sentences.

Use these cards to help your students write complex sentences.

Cards available include:

  • common nouns
  • adjectives
  • verbs
  • adverbs
  • pronouns
  • conjunctions
  • prepositions
  • punctuation marks.

Set challenges for your students to use a specified number of common nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions and conjunctions in a sentence. They will need to change the first letter of the sentence to a capital.

Printing and laminating the cards will allow your students to write on the word and then wipe it clean.

Students can use the blank cards to add any words they may need to complete their sentence.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Thank you. This will be handy to learn and consolidate sentences and in Reading Group TIme.

Zuriette Du Plessis · Jul 22nd, 2018

Hi Zuriette,

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Paul (Teach Starter) · Jul 25th, 2018

Hello everyone,
There seems to be some confusion about prepositions and this resource. If you check page 4 of the PDF there is the prepositions description card and the list of preposition construction card words are on pages 38 to 40.
Thanks for your support with this resource, if you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kristian · Apr 18th, 2018

Can you possibly add Prepositions?

Helen Kontakos · Feb 22nd, 2015

Prepositions are missing.

Shruti kapur · Jan 13th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Added prepositions

    Addition by Jill (Teach Starter) Jan 4th, 2018

  • Added prepositions

    Addition by Jill (Teach Starter) Jan 4th, 2018

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