Building Sentences and Sentence Writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
We started our writing unit by learning how to create
SUPER SENTENCES!
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
First we learned how to distinguish between sentences and sentence fragments.
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Then we moved on to capitalization.
They had to highlight the letters that should be capitalized, and then rewrite the sentence the proper way. 
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Using highlighters to show the mistakes in the sentences was a HUGE motivator!


Then it was time to talk about punctuation.
Periods, exclamation marks, question marks, quotation marks...oh my!
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
We learned that sentences are MUCH more interesting when they include adjectives.
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Then it was time to choose some character cards, to use as the subjects of their sentences...
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
 ...and to select some action cards to create interesting sentences using verbs.
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
Next up, some time to practice writing STRONG sentences!
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
The checklist at the bottom of the page helped students double-check their work.

These little bitty character books were a fun activity to keep on practicing that sentence-writing!
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing
This little flip book helped students focus on the characters, verbs/action and setting in the story. When the pages flipped, they made silly sentences!
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

Does your class need some help with writing SUPER sentences?
Packed with lots of practice pages focusing key sentence-building skills, word cards and flip books! 
Super Hero themed unit on building sentences, using punctuation, complete vs incomplete sentences, verbs, adjectives, and more! Perfect for First Grade and Second Grade writing. #sentencebuilding #superherotheme #1stgrade #2ndgrade #writing

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