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Writing Lesson Sentence Openers
Pigs Pigs make great pets. They are very polite. They are clean. They are easy to train. Pigs are very clever! They can learn tricks. Pigs can live in homes. They are neater than cats or dogs. Pigs are related to the bear family. Most children like pigs. Pigs are terrific pets.
Pigs by October 14, 2009 I. (topic sentence) (clincher)
Synonyms for the topic: Pigs Farm animals pink mammals Oinker mud loving pets Piglet pink porkers Bacon makers squeelers Pot belly pets curly tailed creature Hog boar Swine
Sentence Starters: #2 – PREPOSITIONAL: Time or Location, “in London we bought some hats,” ~ On ~ During ~Under~Near~Beside~After~Above
Sentence Starters: # 3 – “ly” Happily, Calmly, Lovely, Tragically, Peacefully, Cautiously, “Quietly, Rory left the room.” (#3) “Instantly she fell in love.” (#3) “Instantly she fell in love.” (#3) “Nervously the nurse chased after Rory.” (#3) “Nervously the nurse chased after Rory.” (#3)
Sentence Starters: #4 – ing/ed, Falling Going Waddaling Loved Bumped Being Headed for the lake, I got a flat tire. Visiting Paris, I lost my passport. Exhausted from work, the nurse gave up the chase. Tired of my brother, I locked him in my closet.
Sentence Starters: #5 – Clausal, Where, When and While Although, Since, If and As Although my mother makes me eat my veggies, I still don’t like them. Since I was watching T.V. all night, now I have homework. If my dog keeps jumping I will have to put him in the kennel. As I started eating my food, I hurled all over my spaghetti. When there are boys around she breaks out in a rash.
Sentence Starters: # 6 – VSS (the very short sentence) 5 words of less It has to be dramatic and attention getting “Matthew thought he was safe. He was wrong.” “Stop thief!” “Come here now!”
Sentence Starters: Perfect Pig Pets By 5-2 October 17, Pigs are amazing, fascinating, even unusual pets. 5 While some think these bovines are dirty, they are 3 actually clean and polite. Easily trained, pigs learn 1 quickly. Porkers are clever so they can learn tricks. 2 Around cities and farms you can find some pigs that live 4 in homes. Surprisingly enough, pigs are neater than 6 cats and dogs. Consider a piglet pet!