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Construct English Cool Tools for Sensational Sentences
#1: Appositives <ul><li>Martin, an unlucky archaeologist, accidentally broke the clay statue he had so painstakingly dug u...
#2: Series <ul><li>The strange little car appeared from out of nowhere, drove around randomly, and then suddenly CHANGED! ...
#3: Compound Sentence <ul><li>FANBOYS: </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul><ul><li...
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Construct English 1-3 Powerpoint

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An animated slideshow introducing Construct English constructs 1-3. I've used it to launch a project where students reinforce their understanding of English grammar and interesting sentence structures by making their own creative Construct English Powerpoints.

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Construct English 1-3 Powerpoint

  1. 1. Construct English Cool Tools for Sensational Sentences
  2. 2. #1: Appositives <ul><li>Martin, an unlucky archaeologist, accidentally broke the clay statue he had so painstakingly dug up. </li></ul><ul><li>I was surprised when my four-year-old neighbor, Michael, rode over on a two-wheel bike without training wheels! </li></ul>
  3. 3. #2: Series <ul><li>The strange little car appeared from out of nowhere, drove around randomly, and then suddenly CHANGED! </li></ul>
  4. 4. #3: Compound Sentence <ul><li>FANBOYS: </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul><ul><li>But </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Yet </li></ul><ul><li>So </li></ul><ul><li>I wanted to open the window, but I was afraid the crazy pumpkin might come inside! </li></ul>

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