Sentence Expansion Wheel (sentence fluency) Graphic Organizer & Mini-Lesson
In this graphic organizer, students include more information to expand and refine sentences. See Full Product Description.
In this graphic organizer, students include more information to expand and refine sentences. Explain that a single sentence can hold a great deal of information. To strengthen students' understanding of what constitutes a strong sentence, write a short sentence on the board. Read the sentence aloud then ask a series of questions designed to gather information from the sentence. Examples are included with the usage suggestions for the organizer.
Common Core Alignment
Encourage students to choose a short sentence from their own writing and then use the organizer to expand it.
Use this resource on your interactive whiteboard.
- Use this organizer during a writer’s workshop mini lesson during the editing stage to assist students with expanding simple sentences. Model on the Smartboard, and then have students practice on their own or with a writing partner.
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