Sentences are key units for expressing ideas. Students in Stage 1 are using sentence structure in their writing to compose longer texts that achieve the intended purpose.
Stage 1 sentence structure includes the following topics:
- Can I join or add to this sentence?
Students at this stage need to use compound and some complex sentences for expressing connected and elaborated ideas in writing.
- Verbs: identifying and using correct verb tense and agreement
Verbs create the relationship between the subject and the object of the verb.
- Sentence types
Different types of punctuation result in different types of sentences.