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Complete or Incomplete? - Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 1 - 2

Practice identifying incomplete and complete sentences.

This worksheet is best used as an independent practice to show mastery of sentence structure

Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet to identify complete sentences as a:

Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can finish the incomplete sentences to make them complete. 

Students who need extra support can work through a limited list of complete and incomplete sentences during writing intervention or in a small group. Additionally, students can also refer to a visual guide, like a poster or anchor chart, to remind them of the qualities of a complete sentence. 

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

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This resource was created by Heather Chambers, a teacher in Texas and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 


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