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Incorporate some variety of syntactic structures for effect when appropriate (e.g., modifying phrases, parenthetical expressions). 0601.3.13
Links verified on 6/1/2014
Combining Sentences for Variety and Clarity - LEO offers a large number
of sample revisions
with transitional phrases, parenthetical or contrasting expressions
- online exercise; Insert commas where necessary in the following sentences.
Expression - ten question quiz - Decide which choice contains the sentence
with the correctly placed commas by clicking on the red button next to that
Variety - explanation with examples.
Variety - This resource presents methods for adding sentence variety
and complexity to writing that may sound repetitive or boring. Sections
are divided into general tips for varying structure, a discussion of sentence
types, and specific parts of speech which can aid in sentence variety.
Variety - large number of tips about sentence variety plus links to
site for teachers |
PowerPoint show |
Acrobat document |
Word document |
whiteboard resource |
video format |
interactive lesson |
a quiz |
lesson plan |
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