Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences

I probably don’t teach as much grammatical jargon as some other ELA teachers; however, I have found that most of my students have a shaky understanding of how to use commas, and sentence types are an essential component of this learning process.  The learning objective of this lesson is to be able to correctly punctuate increasingly sophisticated sentences.

I’ve included a PowerPoint that I use to break down simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.  I often take the time to make my own worksheets from scratch when teaching grammar, but there are plenty of great resources online for this particular topic.  Here are some my go to places:

http://englishlinx.com/sentences/complex_sentences/

https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/sentences.html

http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/languageartsworksheets/sentence-structure/sentence-structure-worksheets/

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