Good writers vary their sentence patterns by sometimes placing phrases or clauses at the beginning of their sentences. The twenty Christmas-themed sentences in this exercise all begin with the subject and the verb.
Learning to rewrite the sentences without changing
their meaning is good practice for students to achieve sentence variety. At the
same time, they will be reminded of things that are associated with the Christmas
If your students need more help with recognizing and using phrases and clauses correctly, Simple Steps to Sentence Sense explains everything clearly and provides notes, practice exercises, tests, and writing connection exercises.
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