Ask students to synthesise a complex idea in a single, well-crafted sentence. The discipline of having to make one sentence do all the work pushes students to use new syntactical forms.
Lemov, D (2015) Teach Like a Champion 2.0 – 62 Techniques that put students on the path to college, Jossey-Bass, USA
Use Google Slides to make a sentence/paragraph construction play area
- Here is an example you can set up on a slide (it's a report comment!):
- Use this YouTube clip to help you create your own: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKCDHrwAwcM
Use this article for more on joining sentences: