UPDATED Jan. 4th 2015! This is a half-sheet worksheet that I created to teach students how to expand their sentences by adding who, did what, when, where and why.  After they come up with all of those details they combine them to write an interesting, complete sentence.  Enjoy, and thanks for downloading!

Half-sheet worksheet to teach students how to expand their sentences by adding who, did what, when, where and why. After they come up with all of those details they combine them to write an interesting, complete sentence.

Give your students specific strategies for how to elaborate in their writing. These task cards include many techniques to help develop their narrative writing, including: -use of sensory language -how to introduce the main character -showing character response with dialogue -stretching out an action -expanding sentences with adverbs These 20 task cards can be used for small group practice, independent practice, in literacy centers, when students finish other work, or for homework. ...

Elaboration {Writing Task Cards}

Give your students specific strategies for how to elaborate in their writing. These task cards include many techniques to help develop their narrative writing, including: -use of sensory language -how to introduce the main character -showing character

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Stretch a Sentence: This poster is to use in your writing center. It helps kids to see the importance of making a complete thought/sentence!

Stretch a Sentence Activity Pack

Stretch a Sentence Activity Pack

Stretching Sentences, Teaching Aids, Teaching Writing, A Sentence, Writing Workshop, Classroom Decor, Classroom Management, Flip Books, Creative Writing

Tara Teaches: Search results for stretch sentence

Yesterday, I taught my students the joy of stretching sentences. I made up a worksheet for them to complete and then we shared our work wit.

Triangle Sentences for Descriptive Writing

Triangle Sentences for Descriptive Writing

SENTENCE EXPANSION---Similar to the foldable it is a visual way to build and expand a sentence. You could also have student write a sentence and ask student if they included a piece on each part of the triangle.

1st Grade Writing Mini-lesson Printables Topics: 1. writing idea list  2. stretch sounds  3. complete sentence 4. writing goals  5. end marks  6. create a hook 7.questions to get more  8. sight word spelling	 9. peer sharing 10. add details	 11. use synonyms	 12. use adverbs 13. edit with CUPS	 14. stop run-ons	 15. compound sentences 16. graphic organizers  17. edit symbols	 18. develop characters 19. stretch symbols  20. research notes	 plus

First Grade Writing Mini Lesson Printables

Searching for easy, focused printables to support writing lessons? Here are 25 key writing topics- each featured in a mini book format with a concentrated skill focus section inside and a final reflection portion at each foldable books end.

Stretch a Sentence.  Standards used:  4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the   development and organization are appropriate to task,   purpose, and audience.

Stretch a Sentence. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Seriously need to do this with my co-taught kids

The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why

an 8 x 11 sized "poster" created to help my second grade students to remember to write better sentences. It helps them to remember to include details in their sentences and try to paint a picture with words, including verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc.

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