Combining, Expanding, and Reducing Worksheets:
Tornado! – This a
whirlwind of an activity for students that are seeing it for the first
– Aaron has lots of ideas, but nothing done. Help him bring his
thoughts to life.
– Combine the subjects or predicates of each pair to create a single
sentence without repetition.
At the Office
– Combine and expand upon the sets of sentences below.
Project – The town of Perryville is expanding. Help them to
grow by expanding these sentences from their travel brochure.
Sentences 3 – Expand each sentence below by choosing one of
the techniques from the box. Use the color code provided to color
the hammer in front of each sentence to indicate which technique you
Sentences – Underline any part of the sentence that you feel
is Dickens expanding upon the single, complete idea the sentence is
intended to convey.
– Reduce the following adjective or adverb clauses. Rewrite the
sentence on the line.