Stretch Sentences with the Dice Game

Stretch Sentences with the Dice Game

Ready to push your students to elongate their sentences? Ready for students to intermix their short and choppy sentences with longer, meatier, sentences? With the Dice Game, you can help students supersize their sentences. First, identify a topic that everyone will...
Stretch Sentences with 2 Super Strategies

Stretch Sentences with 2 Super Strategies

First grade teacher Ruth Leman (Hoagland Elementary School) has gotten her students to beef up their writing by challenging them to “supersize” their sentences. First, she acquired a large and small fry holder from three different fast food restaurants to...
Supersize Sentences in the Primary Grades

Supersize Sentences in the Primary Grades

Elaine Krause from Jackson Elementary (Valparaiso, IN) is a first grade teacher who loves increasing the vocabulary and sentence length of her young writers using the “super sentence” approach outlined by Jo Ellen Moore in her resource book, Write a Super...