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Ch 23: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Sentence Structure

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If you're planning to take the AEPA Middle Grades ELA examination soon, you'll want to brush up on your understanding of sentence structure. This chapter's tutorial video lessons and self-assessment quizzes can assist you with this process.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Sentence Structure - Chapter Summary

This chapter's animated video lessons on sentence structure can be used to prepare you for relevant questions on the AEPA Middle Grades ELA examination. The lessons highlight the differences between complete sentences and sentence fragments. Use the videos to expand your ability to:

  • Teach students to write in complete sentences
  • Create compound sentences
  • Provide examples of complex sentences
  • Discuss the structure of a compound-complex sentence
  • Identify run-on sentences and comma splices

Each of these illuminating video lessons is taught by a knowledgeable instructor. Watch the lessons online or review worksheets on sentence structure offline as you prepare for the AEPA Middle Grades ELA examination. The lessons include a short quiz of about five multiple-choice questions. If you miss a question, you can take the quiz again or find the correct answer within the video lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Sentence Structure
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Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition

1. Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition

Although it seems simple, writing in complete sentences is a necessity that can trip up even seasoned writers. In this lesson, we will examine how to write in a complete sentence and why it is so important.

What is a Compound Sentence? - Examples & Definition

2. What is a Compound Sentence? - Examples & Definition

In this lesson, we'll cover compound sentences and how to create them by joining two or more independent clauses together. Compound sentences differ from other sentence types, and if you leave out their joining elements, you turn them into run-on sentences. After you review the lesson, you can test your knowledge of compound sentences with a quiz.

What is a Complex Sentence? - Examples & Concept

3. What is a Complex Sentence? - Examples & Concept

In this lesson, you will find out what a complex sentence is and how it's structured. You'll also learn about different sentence types and how dependent, or subordinate, clauses function in complex sentences.

Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples

4. Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what a compound-complex sentence is, and how to use compound-complex sentences to make your writing more interesting. Take a look at some examples, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

5. Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

Sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences are grammatical and stylistic bugs that can seriously derail an otherwise polished academic paper. Learn how to identify and eliminate these errors in your own writing here.

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