Parachute (eliminating to be verbs)
There is, there are: read this explanation first, then complete the exercise below
There is, there are
Passive voice: explanation
Passive voice: activity 1
Passive voice: activity 2: paragraph
Abstract versus concrete language: Darwin
Thesis statements: create thesis statements for the 10 sentences in this exercise
Create 3 attention-getting introductions to go with 3 of the thesis statements you have already written. Look at the examples of good and bad introductions before you begin.
Example of poor introduction and poor thesis sentence.
Example of good introduction and good thesis sentence.
Punctuation patterns: explanation
Complex Sentences: read explanation first, before the last exercise
Combining simple sentences into complex