: Objective Students should be able to combine two sentences.
Materials: blackboard, chalk, eraser, pen, paper, oak tag and magic markers
: The teacher makes posters of oak tag which contain sentences to be combined. Also the teachers makes three separate posters which contain the conjunctions
. The teacher provides the class with two signs which contain the sentences to be combined along with access to the three conjunction posters. Students should be able to combine the sentences using the appropriate conjunction. At this point the teacher may want to introduce or insert the comma as a punctuation mark which should precede the conjunction in the sentence to be combined. Examples of this operation can be demonstrated on the board and similar exercises can be worked out as a group activity.
Ex. Red Marker: John likes chocolate. (conjunction)
He eats it all the time. (+)
Conjunctions Blue marker, including punctuation mark
Result: John likes chocolate, and he eats it all the time.
: Students should receive a gradual bit of information each day. They should become aware of the lengths of words which can be combined as well as the words which can be employed to complete the process as well as specific structural clues.
: Activity described above is helpful and worksheet and homework assignment which involve the operation.