6 | Posted by: psycho_jo at 19 Apr 2008 13:24 I sometimes do a warm up based on this. I have a beach ball with vocab, connectives, openers and punctuation stuck on. The children throw it to one another and where their right hand lands, they use that word/punctuation in a sentence. The chidlren then compete to up-level it and then the best one gets the next turn with the ball. Great S&L exercise and they now routinely use much improved sentences.