An example that can be used to show students how to 'stretch a sentence' to make their writing more descriptive and exciting.

Stretch a Sentence: This poster is to use in your writing center. It helps kids to see the importance of making a complete thought/sentence!

Getting your students to write detailed sentences can be such a difficult task…

Expanding Sentences

SENTENCE EXPANSION (W) Getting your students to write detailed sentences can be such a difficult task. Come see how my class practices writing expanded sentences with this simple activity.

Ideas for the first sentence of a book. #nanowrimo #YWP

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them.

Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules ... 16. You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited.

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited. (As a writer of suspense, I dispenses with but the rest are Very Good Rules to write by.

One of my all-time favorite writing topics focuses on writing showing sentences instead of telling sentences. The anchor chart below highlights the difference between a showing sentence and a telling

Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson (Upper Elementary Snapshots)

Get this FREE literacy center! Students use the different parts to create a sentence. There are parts that make up sentences that make sense, but students can also make silly sentences. Students can use these during word work or literacy centers to build fluency and practice building sentences.

Get this FREE literacy center! Students use the different parts to create a sentence. There are parts that make up sentences that make sense, but students can also make silly sentences. Students can use these during word work or literacy centers to build

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Must-Make Kindergarten Anchor Charts (Kindergarten Chaos)

This simple Writing Checklist Anchor Chart is a helpful tool that students can use to demonstrate the command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage in writing and speaking.

Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories

Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories

Funny pictures about Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories. Oh, and cool pics about Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories. Also, Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories photos.

Two Sentence Horror Stories - Learn how to write short shorts, and you will learn how to write great long stories.

Two Sentence Horror Stories

(Prompts) Two Sentence Horror Stories - Learn how to write short shorts, and you will learn how to write great long stories.

This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length

One of my favorite writing examples. Every writer has their own tone. Read aloud to hear your rhythm. //This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length//Writing tips//Advice//Editing//Style//

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