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Sentence combining and college composition

Andrew Kerek

Sentence combining and college composition

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Published by University of Montana in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric,
  • English language -- Sentences

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    StatementAndrew Kerek, Donald A. Daiker, Max Morenberg
    SeriesPerceptual and motor skills. Monograph supplement -- 1-V51, Perceptual and motor skills -- 1-V51
    ContributionsDaiker, Donald A., 1938-, Morenberg, Max, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [1059]-1157 ;
    Number of Pages1157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14631067M

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Designed for use in a composition class, Holy Grammar was written by a secondary and college composition and grammar instructor with over 35 years of experience in the classroom. In a 5/5(4). Combining sentences encourages a writer to take two or more short, choppy sentences and combine them into one effective sentence.

By learning this skill, students enhance their writing style. Sentence combining skill is something that will develop over several short practice sessions and should be considered as one component of an overall writing program.

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Simply put, sentence combining involves putting short, choppy sentences together to make more interesting, readable ones. In the process, students learn the importance of sentence variety in improving : $ Successful College Composition () This text is a transformation of Writing for Success, a text adapted by The Saylor Foundation under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License without attribution as requested by the work’s original creator or Size: 4MB.

Don Killgallon is the originator of the sentence-composing approach and author of numerous sentence-composing worktexts. He is the author or coauthor of Paragraphs for Middle School (), Paragraphs for High School (), Grammar for College Writing (), Story Grammar for Elementary School (), Grammar for High School (), Grammar for Middle School (), Brand: Heinemann.

Dr. Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks. This exercise will introduce you to sentence combining —that is, organizing sets of short, choppy sentences into longer, more effective : Richard Nordquist.

Sentence Composing Don and Jenny Killgallon. MENTOR SENTENCE: This is a snail shell, round, full, and glossy as a horse chestnut. By Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea STUDENT SENTENCE: This is an American flag, striped, colorful and starry as a night sky. By Barry, 10th grade student.

An alternative to traditional forms of grammar instruction, sentence combining gives students practice in manipulating a variety of basic sentence structures. Despite appearances, the goal of sentence combining is not to produce longer sentences but rather to develop more effective sentences —and to help students become more versatile : Richard Nordquist.

CLEP College Composition: at a Glance. 4 - A 4 essay demonstrates competence, with some errors and lapses in quality. A typical essay in this category cites sources appropriately and • develops a position adequately, using reasons, examples, or details for support • synthesizes both sources adequately, with a.

The links below offer non-native English speaking students resources about grammar. The Brief Penguin Handbook Common ESL Errors Workbook by Faigley, Graves, and Graves Guide to Grammar and Writing by Capital Community College Foundation Writing Advice by University of Toronto The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation by Jane Straus and sentence-combining methods, set the "tone," and establish 'rules," sentence combining is best done with students working in teams: pairs or gnJUI'S of to five.

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Improving Sentences via Sentence Combining Instruction In Strong’s book I read that sentence combining provides controlled practice in re-writing simple or “kernel” sentences into more complex and varied forms. For example, if a student overuses simple File Size: 43KB. Use sentence combining worksheets to practice how to combine sentences.

If you were unable to properly combine sentences, each sentence would be very short, simple and boring. The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum you feel we have provided something of value and wish to show your appreciation, you can assist the College and its students with a tax-deductible contribution.

English Composition Teacher’s Guidebook: How to Survive (and Even Thrive) as a Part-time or Adjunct Instructor is a practical and motivational handbook for the multitudes of itinerant English adjunct and part-time instructors who travel between multiple colleges and universities teaching English composition to students from different cultures and age groups.

I have long been a fan of sentence combining activities as a meaningful and effective way of improving students’ writing skills. Since the ’s, research studies have shown that sentence combining is an effective way to teach grammar to students in elementary through college levels and improves student writing.

This is especially so for students who struggle with writing. The College Composition exam covers material that is usually taught in a one-semester college course in composition. This study guide provides practice questions for all 34 CLEP exams. The ideal resource for taking more than one exam.

Offered only by the College Board. This study guide provides practice questions for all 34 CLEP exams. Grammar for High School: A Sentence-Composing Approach gives students the chance to absorb and replicate the grammar used in some of the finest novels, including student favorites and curricular standbys such as John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, and William Golding’s Lord of the Flies.

It also draws heavily on sentence combining and sentence expanding. If your students never learned to write a grammatically correct sentence, this method should help them.

(The book also offers advice on teaching basic essay-writing skills: summarizing, outlining, forming a thesis statement, etc.). A compound sentence joins two or more sentences that have related ideas of equal importance.

The two sentences go together. Each sentence or independent clause must still have a subject and a verb. She wanted spinach salad; he wanted a hamburger.

He went to the party, but she stayed home. One way to create a compound sentence is with a : Courtney Martin. Composition Book: Successful College Composition (Crowther et al.) 5: Grammar Expand/collapse global location Subordination joins two sentences with related ideas by combining them into an independent clause (a complete sentence) and a dependent clause (a construction that relies on the independent clause, also called the main clause, to.

composition definition: The definition of composition is the act of putting something together, or the combination of elements or qualities. (noun) An example of a composition is a flower arrangement. An example of a composition is a manuscript. An exampl. Sentence-combining is easier than traditional grammar for students to work with because they link already-presented sentences.

To recognize an adjectival subordinate clause is, of course, more taxing than working with joining already-presented material. In addition, sentence- combining provides clues to indicate the correct embeddings. Don Killgallon is the originator of the sentence-composing approach and author of numerous sentence-composing worktexts.

He is the author or coauthor of Paragraphs for Middle School (), Paragraphs for High School (), Grammar for College Writing (), Story Grammar for Elementary School (), Grammar for High School (), Grammar for Middle School (), %(). Writing Skills Practice Book for EFL Beginning/Intermediate Level.

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Writingriting. Developing Writing. Writing Skills Practice Book for EFL P. AT R I C I A. I L C O X. E T E R S O N Each of the. Students apply sentence combining techniques to over Bible verses to improve the complexity, correctness, and variety of sentences in their own writing.

Designed for use in a composition class, Holy Grammar was written by a secondary and college composition and grammar instructor with over 35 years of experience in the classroom.

Handbook of Grammar and Usage Answer Key 7 WRITING LOGICAL AND EFFECTIVE SENTENCES Sentence Sense (SS) Exercise (pp. –) Revise each set of sentences so that it constitutes a paragraph that is consistent in mood, point of view, voice, and Size: KB.

Sentence types can also be combined. A compound-complex sentence contains at least two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. Key: independent clause = yellow, bold; comma or semicolon = pink, regular font; coordinating conjunction = green, underlined; dependent clause = blue, italics She completed her literature review, but she still needs to work on her methods section even.

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Sentence Types Simple Sentences. A simple sentence is one that contains a subject and a verb and no other independent or dependent clause. One of the tubes is attached to the manometer part of the instrument indicating the pressure of the air within the cuff.; There are basically two types of stethoscopes.

In this sentence, the subject and verb are inverted; that is, the verb comes before the. Combining to simple sentences to create one, grammatically correct sentence can be a challenge for some students.

In this worksheet students can practice combining two sentences by using "and". After a few examples, they are asked to combine the two sentences without using the word, "and". College Writing Reference Center From Prentice Hall, this website offers help with composition skills such as: exercises for basic grammar, research, mechanics, as well as additional study tools.

Guide to Grammar & Writing This site has guidance from sentence building to research structuring. The Guide to Grammar and WritingFile Size: KB. Combining Sentences for Variety and Clarity A paper containing sentences of one short pattern bores both the writer and the reader for two reasons: Repetition of a single, simple sentence pattern draws attention to itself, not to the ideas in the paper.

Consider the elements in the following paragraph: Topic sentence: There are numerous advantages to owning a hybrid car. Sentence 1 (statistic): First, they get 20 percent to 35 percent more miles to the gallon than a fuel-efficient gas-powered vehicle.

Sentence 2 (fact): Second, they produce very few emissions during low speed city driving. Sentence 3 (reason): Because they do not require gas. Designed to produce sentence maturity and variety, the worktexts offer extensive practice in four sentence-manipulating techniques: sentence unscrambling, sentence imitating, sentence combining, and sentence expanding.

It's demonstrably true that Sentence Composing can work anywhere--in any school, with any student. Additional Resource Information.

The Writer’s Options: College Sentence Combining. Harper & Row, ∗ ap•po•si•tion n. Grammar. A construction in which a noun or noun phrase is placed with another as an explanatory equivalent, both having the same syntactic relation to the other elements in the sentence; for example,File Size: 66KB.

The book uses diagramming to help make sentence analysis visible and sentence combining to show how sentences are put together. Along with many diagramming and sentence combining exercises, all of them with varied and culturally diverse content, there are exercises for working with sentences in larger contexts and regular opportunities for.This practical book provides explicit directions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area.

The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process and presents effective techniques for instruc\ tion and assessment.These five sentence combining activities provide the student with ample opportunities to combine sentences using a comma and one of the F.A.N.B.O.Y.S.

(for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) conjunctions. Students quickly learn how to advance their writing from simple to compound sentences.