The Sentence

Sample for crafting power sentences


Take the basic sentence below and create power sentences using the descriptions provided. Click on the hyperlink in the first column of the table to access student examples.  Use the Verb Choice link to help paint a picture with your words. This is a great activity to complete within collaborative groups.


Basic Sentence


Simple predicate


Remainder of complete predicate

Example 1 The boy
ate his food.
Example 2 The boy walked in the rain.
Example 3 The boy began the game.
Example 4 The boy went to the party.


Google Doc

Click here for the sentence document