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Expanding simple sentences with ease and humor
on September 7, 2007
I am a credentialed teacher who now tutors only. I bought this book primarily for ESL students who were learning to write in English. My three ESL students this past summer had very well-developed English vocabularies, but found it hard to put their ideas into English writing. Creating "Super Sentences" was a major help.
I also introduced the book to native English writers in grades 2-4. The book helped them see how they could easily vary their sentences by changing the position of some of the "formula" parts.
I then took the book one step further. After each lesson was finished, we cut and saved all of the suggested phrases in a personal reference book. I highly recommend the book to parents and teachers who are helping children grow beyond simple three word sentences.
Also, the book does flow well into the recommended partner, Fabulous Paragraphs.
Linda in Anaheim, CA