Lesson Plan

Compound Sentence Creations

When it comes to writing, simple is boring! Use this lesson to teach your students how to take their sentences from simple to compound by using coordinating conjunctions.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to create compound sentences using a coordinating conjunction.


(2 minutes)
Great Grammar: Compound SentencesCreating Compound Sentences
  • Write the acronym FANBOYS on the board and circle it.
  • Ask students to share what comes to mind when they see this acronym. Record their answers around the acronym to create a graphic organizer, even if they are incorrect.
  • Tell students that the acronym is a major part of today’s lesson, and after the lesson, they will return to this graphic organizer to add, delete, and revise the information.