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Title: Combining Sentences


1
Combining Sentences
0601.1.7 Identify within context a variety of
appropriate sentence-combining techniques.
2
Introduction
3
When should you combine sentences?
Wouldnt it be boring to have the exact same
weather...
every...
single...
day?
4
When should you combine sentences?Too many short
sentences
Reading the same type of sentence over and over
again can also be boring.
Notice how too many short sentences make this
paragraph boring to read.
Now see how sentence combining makes the
paragraph shorter and more interesting.
Thomas Edison created a talking doll in 1894. The
doll would recite a nursery rhyme or poem when a
crank in its back was turned. The talking doll
was very popular, and Edison opened a factory.
Thomas Edison created a talking doll. He created
the talking doll in 1894. The doll would recite a
nursery rhyme or poem. It said the words when a
crank in its back was turned. The talking doll
was very popular. Edison opened a factory.
End of Section
5
Combining Sentences with Compound Subjects
and Predicates
6
Combining Sentences with Compound Subjects
  • Short Sentences
  • Orville Wright was a pilot.
  • Wilbur Wright was a pilot, too.
  • The sentences have two different subjects doing
    the same action (predicate).

7
Combining Sentences with Compound Subjects
  • Short Sentences
  • Orville Wright was a pilot.
  • Wilbur Wright was a pilot, too.
  • New and Improved Sentence
  • Orville and Wilbur Wright were pilots.

8
Combining Sentences with Compound Predicates
  • Short Sentences
  • The brothers owned a bicycle shop.
  • They explored the idea of flying.
  • Both sentences have the same subject doing two
    different actions (predicate).

9
Combining Sentences with Compound Predicates
  • Short Sentences
  • The brothers owned a bicycle shop.
  • They explored the idea of flying.
  • New and Improved Sentence
  • The brothers owned a bicycle shop and explored
    the idea of flying.

10
Combining Sentences with a Series of Words or
Phrases
11
Combining Sentences withWords or Phrases
  • Short Sentences
  • Hot air balloons can be made of nylon. They can
    be made of acrylic. They can be made of
    polyester.
  • BORING! Why would you keep repeating the same
    thing?

12
Combining Sentences withWords or Phrases
  • Short Sentences
  • Hot air balloons can be made of nylon. They can
    be made of acrylic. They can be made of
    polyester.
  • New and Improved Sentence
  • Hot air balloons can be made of nylon, acrylic,
    or polyester.

13
Combining Sentences withWords or Phrases
  • Short Sentences
  • The hot air balloon is an aircraft that has an
    envelope to hold hot air. It has a basket to
    carry people. It has a heating system to warm
    the air in the balloon.

14
Combining Sentences withWords or Phrases
  • New and Improved Sentence
  • The hot air balloon is an aircraft that has an
    envelope to hold hot air, a basket to carry
    people, and a heating system to warm the air in
    the balloon.

15
What Did We Learn?
0601.1.7 Identify within context a variety of
appropriate sentence-combining techniques. Compo
und Subject Compound Predicate Series of Words
or Phrases
16
Combining SentencesFACE OFF
  • The class will be divided into TWO teams.
  • A player from each team will come to the board
    for a FACE OFF!
  • I will display some short, choppy sentences.
  • The first player to write a correct new and
    improved sentence earns a point for his/her team.

17
Round 1
  • The Model T was a Ford design. The Model A was a
    Ford design.

18
Round 2
  • Assembly lines cut costs. They gave many people
    jobs.

19
Round 3
  • Sam drinks milk at breakfast. He drinks milk at
    lunch. He drinks milk at dinner.

20
Round 4
  • I need to clean my house. I need to wash my car.

21
Round 5
  • The kids built a clubhouse. They created club
    rules. They made up a secret handshake.

22
Round 6
  • Johnny loves sports and plays hockey. He plays
    baseball. He plays football.

23
Round 7
  • The Wright brothers built the first airplane.
    They flew the first airplane.

24
Round 8
  • Mrs. Cline enjoys reading good books. Mrs. Scott
    enjoys reading good books.

25
Round 9
  • My skateboard is new. My skateboard is fast.
    Its awesome.

26
Round 10
  • Mexican food is good. Italian food is good.

27
Round 11
  • I will shop for new shoes. I will shop for a new
    hat. I will shop for a sweatshirt.
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