How do you teach simple, compound, and complex sentences?

One of the first steps to teaching students to write with a variety of sentences is to teach them to recognize the different sentence structures.  This is easier said than done.  While my students seem to understand the way to write and recognize the structures during instruction, they often lose it when it's not practiced over and over.  I use jar activities during my workstation time to review and practice concepts that have been taught earlier in the year.  I recently made a jar of simple, compound, and complex sentences for this purpose.

The Super Sentence Jar includes several different activities that students can do to practice recognizing the different sentence structures.  Students can play BINGO, sort sentences, do a sentence search, or buddy up with a partner and quiz each other.  I also included editable BINGO boards and sentence cards so more can be added.
If this is a skill that your students need to practice, you can check it out in my TpT store.  It's half price for the next 24 hours.  I would love to hear how you practice/review skills that have been taught throughout the school year!

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