A collection of lesson plans, exercises, and presentations on teaching elements of sentence structure.

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Lesson 1: The Basic Sentence

by Athabasca University

" Lesson 1: The Basic Sentence contains instruction on subjects and verbs and word order. There is one practice exercise so that you can reinforce the skills you just learned. This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Mobile ESL course."
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Every sentence has a Subject and Verb excercise
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Every sentence has a subject and a verb.
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Punctuating sentences, 1 (SMART-created)

by SMART Technologies SMART Technologies ULC

Practice using periods, exclamation marks and question marks correctly in a sentence. To download Notebook interactive viewer visit www.education.smarttech.com/nbiv
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Punctuating sentences, 2 (SMART-created)

by SMART Technologies SMART Technologies ULC

Learn how to use commas, semicolons and colons correctly in a sentence. To download Notebook interactive viewer visit www.education.smarttech.com/nbiv
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Students read a passage and guess which structure it uses. Examples of all text structures are included: descriptive, chronological, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast.
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This English As A Second Language/English As A Foreign Language handout explains the use of contractions with Be. It is intended for low beginner ESL/EFL adult student, but may work well in elementary school and high school beginner ESL classes. It has many colorful photos. It uses adjectives. The activities are: change sentences from the full form to the contracted form, and uncscable the words and write the sentence.
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Lesson 62: Simple Sentence Types

by Athabasca University

"Lesson 62: Simple Sentence Types contains instruction on the seven basic types of sentences. There are two practice exercises so that you can reinforce the skills you just learned. This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Mobile ESL course."
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Lesson 63: Complex Sentence Types

by Athabasca University

"Lesson 63: Complex Sentence Types contains instruction on the eight types of of complex sentences. There are three practice exercises so that you can reinforce the skills you just learned. This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Mobile ESL course."
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Lesson 42: Passive Sentences

by Athabasca University

"Lesson 42: Passive Sentences contains instruction on the active and passive, agents, and on how to make active sentences passive. There are two practice exercises so that you can reinforce the skills you just learned. This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Mobile ESL course."
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Lesson 5: Negative Sentences

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" Lesson 5: Negative Sentences contains instruction on negative sentences with the verb be, with one-word verb formations, with other verb formations and on word agreement. There is one practice exercise so that you can reinforce the skills you just learned. This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Mobile ESL course."
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This file opens with the SMART Ideas software. It covers the way clauses interact with other parts of a sentence. This resource is part of the Clause Unit and the English 10 course.
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