Monday, March 30, 2015

SUPER Sentences! {Sentence Building Activities in a Superhero Theme}

This month we have been really working hard to create
SUPER SENTENCES!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!

Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
We started by distinguishing between sentences and sentence fragments.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Then we moved on to capitalization.
They had to highlight the letters that should be capitalized, and then rewrite the sentence the proper way.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Then it was time to talk about punctuation.
Periods, exclamation marks, question marks, quotation marks...oh my!
We learned that sentences are MUCH more interesting when they include adjectives.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!

Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
In this activity, students chose character cards and created sentences about them.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Then it was time to choose an action card to add interesting verbs to the sentences.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Time to write paragraphs!
Students chose a page with a partial picture and had to add to the illustration. Then they wrote paragraphs about them! The checklist at the bottom of the page helped students double-check their work.
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
These little bitty character books were a fun activity to keep on practicing that sentence-writing!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!

Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
This little flip book helped students focus on the characters, verbs/action and setting in the story. When the pages flipped, it made silly sentences!
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!
Does your class need some help with writing SUPER sentences?
Find the pack {here}
Sentence building activities where students learn to use punctuation, capital letters, adjectives, and verbs all in a superhero theme!

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