This Week’s Super Sentences

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.

This Week’s Super Sentences

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.

Today’s Super Sentences

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.

Super Sentences

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.

This Week’s Super Sentences

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.