Sentence Structure Types Lesson Plan
A complete lesson (mini-unit), which includes how to teach simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentence structures. Teaching the types of sentences can be difficult but this lesson simplifies and scaffolds the approach to a more manageable lesson by incorporating a real world assignment. Designed for grades 7-9, you could easily adapt to include 5th and 6th graders.
Common core standards covered: L.7.1, L.7.2 and W.7.1
3 +/- hours of classroom lessons
Sentence Structures Made Easy Presentation
If your students struggle with the different types of sentences, this is a great classroom ready presentation. It explains the difference between an independent clause and a dependent clause. This presentation walks students through what a simple, compound and complex sentences are and how to construct one. Also included, are the basic parts of speech with examples.