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Combining Alike Sentences


Curipod lesson about topic "Combining alike sentences using FANBOYS or AAAWWUBBIS"

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Can you name a mnemonic device that can help us combine alike sentences?
2. Slide
60 seconds
FANBOYS and AAAWWUBBIS are types of conjunctions used to combine two sentences. FANBOYS stands for For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, and So. AAAWWUBBIS stands for And, Also, As, As Well As, Both, Either, Neither, Not Only, and So.
Combining Alike Sentences Using FANBOYS or AAAWWUBBIS
3. Slide
60 seconds
FANBOYS: a type of conjunction used to combine two sentences. AAAWWUBBIS: another type of conjunction used to combine two sentences. conjunction: a word or phrase used to connect words, clauses, or sentences.
4. Poll
60 seconds
Do you think combining alike sentences using FANBOYS or AAAWWUBBIS makes writing easier for 5th graders to write more complex?
  • Yes
  • No
  • I don't know
5. Slide
60 seconds
The acronym FANBOYS stands for For-And-Nor-But-Or-Yet-So. AAAWWUBBIS stands for And-Also-As-As Well As-Both-Either-Neither-Not Only-So. Conjunctions are sometimes called 'joining words' or 'linking words'. Must Do's: You must NOT change the sentence's meaning when combining these sentences.
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6. Drawings
150 seconds
Doodle / write: What examples of FANBOYS or AAAWWUBBIS can you think of?
7. Drawings
120 seconds
Doodle / write: Explain why it is important to combine alike sentences using FANBOYS or AAAWWUBBIS?
8. Open question
270 seconds
Combine the sentences: Our parents were friends. We, Emily and I, always played together after school.

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