Writing Alive Sentences
On the Computer!
Writing Alive Shape Necklace materials (green apple subjects, purple peeks verb, red watermelon object and pink cotton candy prepositional phrase)
Assortment of subjects, verbs, objects, and prepositional phrase pictures with words for each student to choose from.
A computer for each student
Students create a sentence using Writing Alive materials then transpose it onto the computer while using correct sentence structure and punctuation.
Review with the students while using the Writing Alive Shape Necklaces what a subjects, verbs, objects and prepositional phrases are and how to put them into a sentence.
Lay out of a table several choices of smaller versions of the necklaces of subjects, verbs, objects and prepositional phrases that include pictures and words.
Have each students choose one shape from each group to create a sentence.
Have each student write down on a piece of paper the sentence they have created with their Writing Alive shapes.
Place each student at a computer and have them type out their sentence, making sure to include correct punctuation.
Print out each sentence and have the students circle the subjects green, place a peek around the verb, put a red watermelon around the object and create a pink cloud around the prepositional phrase.
Have the students share their sentences with each other.