“Say More!”, an embedding activity:
Directions: Squeeze the following sentence parts into already existing sentences to make them “say more.”
Example #1 sentence parts: with the beautiful hat, that had hopped all the way from the swing, next to the piece of paper, after finding the critical clue
- The girl was riding a bike.
- The pencil rolled on my desk.
- There was a frog on the slide.
- The detective determined the identity of the burglar.
Example #2 sentence parts: instead of a period, when the boy was surprised, that the Governor should be impeached, between the words “if” and “you”
- I don’t agree with the politician’s opinion.
- Our teacher told us to write an exclamation point at the
- end of the sentence.
- The comma should be removed.
Role playing: For example, ordering a meal at a fast food restaurant with extras and/or without some condiments.
Example statements: “I would like a hamburger with extra ketchup and no mustard.” “I would like a drink with no ice.”
Explain the rules of a game, using conjunctions or relative pronouns. Write down the words ahead of time, and cross off as used.
Example statements: “Decide who goes first before you start.” “You can pick up the card that the other person laid down.”
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