Here are this week’s Super Sentences. Students were asked to construct a sentence containing dialogue with the speaker at the beginning. The topics included pokey pineapple, friendship, and a a third I don’t recall now. To pass, students had to be able to correctly use quotation marks, include commas to separate the speaker from the dialogue and to separate the setting from the speaker. They also had to demonstrate a reasonable command of capitals, end marks, and spelling. Click on “Replies” below to view the sentences.
Students are working on crafting Super Sentences containing dialogue. To pass, they need to have all the usual conventions (periods, capitals, correct spelling), as well as properly located quotation marks. Click on “replies” to see the sentences created by the students.
Students, click on “Leave a Reply” below to post your Super Sentence for this week. Make sure you’ve corrected all your errors first!
This week Room 15 kids reviewed the elements of a sentence by crafting their first set of “Standard Sentences.” What appears below (under replies) represent their test submission. The topics were elephants in space, getting stung, and spaceships.
Students, post your Super Sentences by clicking on “Leave a Comment” below. Sentences fit the structure of “commas in a series,” meaning they must contain a list of three or more items separated by commas, such as blank, blank, and blank. (Note that the comma before and is required to be grammatically correct). Click on “Replies” to read the sentences.
Students in the Anaconda Group tested on their “sentences expressing an opinion” last week. The topics were Christmas trees, ears, and disasters. Click on “replies” below to view the sentences.
On this week’s Super Sentence test, members of the Diamondback Group crafted “sentences expressing an opinion.” Topics included Crater Lake, the Green Bay Packers, and cherry tomatoes. To see the kids’ sentences, click on “replies” below.
Erh, actually last week’s… Kids, post your Super Sentences by clicking on “Leave a reply” below. Be sure to post your repaired sentence, and double check your capitals and end marks!
Last week’s Super Sentence format was sentences containing a compound-subject. The topics include Napolean Dynomite, grass, and guinea pigs. To earn passing marks, students are expected to post an error-free sentence. Click on replies see them.
Students are working on adding details to their writing in this week’s Super Sentence tests by including more of the Five W’s: who what, where, when, and why. The topics were Legos, pine cones, and strep throat. To read the sentences written by the students, click on “replies.”
Ellipses are traditionally used to show when text has been deleted from a quote. Modern usage, however, allows for greater creativity, such as using them to generate… suspense. This week’s Super Sentences are meant to utilize ellipses in this way. They’re difficult for young writers to handle, but Room 15 kids have done a nice job of trying them on. Click on “view comments” or “replies” to see their sentences.