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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences Flashcards

$3.99 or Free on Plus | 17 pages (PDF)|Grades: 2 - 4

Use this set of 16 colorful flashcards to introduce students to the attributes that make up simple, compound and complex sentences.

Print these flashcards out at full-size and laminate them to use for group activities. Have students sort the sentences into simple, compound and complex sentences.

Use as a group activity – have students pick a sentence and explain to their group why they think it is a simple, a compound or a complex sentence.

You may also like to create pocket-size task cards or sheets that can be glued into a notebook by printing 2 or 4 to a page using printer settings.

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