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Dressing Up A Sentence Activity

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24 pages (PDF, Word)|Suitable for Grades: 1 - 5

An activity to help encourage students to add more descriptive language into their sentence writing.

Use this teaching resource as a writing center activity or as a guided small group or whole class activity. Students pick a simple, boring sentence from a pack of 60 flashcards. They then use the ‘Dressing Up a Sentence’ template, to guide them in how to add to the sentence making it a ‘wow’ sentence.

For ways to use this resource in the classroom, check out our blog, Expanding Sentences | FREE Resource Download to Improve Writing.

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  • Marie Krushelnicki

    Thank you for this wonderful resource!

    Comment by Marie Krushelnicki on October 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    • Kristian Kristian

      Thank you for your lovely comment. I am so glad you are enjoying our resources.

      Official comment by Kristian on October 29, 2018 at 12:04 pm

  • Robin Palomares

    I would like to modify this document. The last column should say noun (place). Can you please send me the document as an editable form? [email protected]

    Comment by Robin Palomares on November 8, 2018 at 5:23 am

    • Kristian Kristian

      Hello Robin,
      Thanks so much for your suggestion. We have added this as an option for you. Click the arrow beside the Download button and select the Word version of your choice.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on November 9, 2018 at 11:15 am

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  • Added editable version.

    Addition by Kristian Nov 8th, 2018

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