Build some sweet sentence writing skills using a fun Valentine’s Day Compound Sentence interactive activity.
Grab a Valentine’s Day Interactive! Cupid’s Compound Sentences
Since it’s nearly Valentine’s Day, add a little love to your grammar and writing lessons with our sweet compound sentence interactive game. Simple, compound, and complex sentences are essential to academic writing. Writing becomes boring, monotonous, and sounds robotic without variation in the types of sentences used. Encourage your students to expand their writing by practicing their skills with using coordinating conjunctions to build compound sentences. This activity will help students review their knowledge of these sentence structures.
This activity requires students to
- Read sentences and determine the correct coordinating conjunction to use in order to complete the sentence.
By practicing this skill in an engaging way, students can strengthen their ability to identify and write these types of sentences more quickly and accurately in academic texts.
Scaffolding & Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:
- Writing group activity
- Homework assignment
- Grammar review activity
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This resource was created by Anna Helwig, a teacher in Arizona and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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