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Help Your Child Improve the Quality of Their Writing with the Sentence Combining Strategy

In Educational Strategies & Tips, Educators, Parents, Writing/Spelling, Writing/Spelling Strategies by Rachel Wise

In the sentence combining strategy (generally used with children in grades 3 and up), students are taught to combine two simple sentences, into one more sophisticated/complex sentence. Example:Simple Sentences: The girl lost her doll. The girl is cryingComplex Sentence: The girl is crying because she lost her doll. Research studies demonstrate that sentence-combining practice can help young students improve their …