Lesson Plan

Compound Sentences

Use the correct coordinating conjunction to create compound sentences
Erika S.
Classroom teacher
Olive Middle School
Baldwin Park, United States
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My Grades 7, 8
My Subjects English Language Arts, English Language Learning

Students will be able to...Use the correct coordinating conjunction to create compound sentences

English Language Arts
English Language Learning
Grades 6 – 7
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Teacher Notes
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1 Hook

Activity: Reading

Read with class a paragraph of run on sentences. Decide if it doable.

Student Instructions

Read the same paragraph with run on sentences.  

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Exploring

Instruct students on what a run on sentence is, what coordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS) are, and how to correctly use them to combine sentences.  Use color coding .

Student Instructions

With teacher assistance, work to fix the short paragraph filled with run on sentences, color coding as necessary.

3 Guided Instruction

Teacher will assist students in using every coordinating conjunction to create compound sentences correctly. List the FANBOYS

Student Instructions

In pairs, students will collaboratively create compound sentences for each FANBOY, using the correct color coding.

4 Independent Practice

Teacher will observe and assist students with the online activity.

Student Instructions

Students will answer 10 compound sentence variations correctly on grammar flip website.