Sentence Writing

  • KU Sentence Writing Strategy will teach you how to identify parts of sentences and how to write and use a variety of sentences in personal writing.

    Think about these things as you enter the new school year:

    How do you use writing on a daily basis?

    How do adults use writing on a daily or weekly basis?

    Why should you learn to write well?

    What is my writing style? How would I rate my current writing practices?

    What goal do I have for writing?

    Mnemonics you will learn and use in connection to the Sentence Writing Strategy

    Pick your formula
    Explore the words
    Note the words
    Search and Check
        Mark out imposters (prepositions or infinitives)
        Ask is there a Verb
        Root out the Subject
        Key in the Beginning, Meaning, and End

    Coordinating Conjunctions
    For
    And
    Nor
    But
    Or
    Yet
    So