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Successful Sentences – Sentence Construction Cards

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42 pages (PDF)|Suitable for 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.

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  • Shruti kapur

    Prepositions are missing.

    Comment by Shruti kapur on January 13, 2015 at 10:49 pm

  • Helen Kontakos

    Can you possibly add Prepositions?

    Comment by Helen Kontakos on February 22, 2015 at 9:56 am

  • Kristian Kristian

    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.

    Official comment by Kristian on April 18, 2018 at 9:54 am

  • Zuriette Du Plessis

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

    Comment by Zuriette Du Plessis on July 22, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    • Paul (Teach Starter) Paul (Teach Starter)

      Hi Zuriette,

      You’re most welcome and thank you for your feedback. We love to hear how our resources are helping teachers!


      Official comment by Paul (Teach Starter) on July 25, 2018 at 7:39 am

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Resource Updates

  • Added prepositions

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

  • Added prepositions

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

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