Building Sentences (Basic)

On each worksheet, students cut out word cards and rearrange them to make a sentence. This activities include many basic sight words and were designed for early readers in Kindergarten and 1st grades.

Build Sentences
(With Word Cards)
Make as many complete sentences as possible with these word cards. Word cards have basic sight words, including: can, cat, jump, sing, we, I, has, that, dad, pig, mom, that, dog, book, and like.
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Word cards include: they, you, sit, look, walk, can, on, ring, the, egg, duck, bell, hen, red, and hat.
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Word cards include: boy, girl, they, on, is, ride, the, bike, cake, can, see, box, bake, sleep, and bed.
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3 Word Sentences
We run fast.
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Dad is tall.
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The dog barks.
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Sing with me.
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Let's go home.
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We want cake.
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The cat hides.
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Mom is happy.
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School is fun.
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We see ducks.
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Close the door.
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She can jump.
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Can we play?
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How are you?
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The bird sings.
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A fish swims.
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This is a blank template for a three-word build-a-sentence activity. The teacher can write her own mixed-up sentence for students to decode.
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4 Word Sentences
This is a duck.
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We see a car.
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He has my ball.
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They see the moon.
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I like to sing.
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He saw an egg.
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She was very kind.
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My dog is wet.
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What time is it?
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That cat is gray.
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I see five hats.
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The fish can swim.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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We can read books.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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The pig is pink.
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This is my toy.
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Create your own "Build-a-Word" activities with this blank, 4-word template.
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5 Word Sentences
I see three big fish.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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How old is your friend?
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Look at the blue bird.
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An ant has six legs.
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It is a sunny day.
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Can you fly the kite?
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Let's walk to the park.
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A bird can fly high.
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Can you see the pig?
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We swam in the pool.
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I can tie my shoes.
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My mom sang a song.
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My dad is very happy.
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Look at the yellow bird.
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He has a small dog.
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I broke my red crayon.
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I like to eat fish.
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We like to jump rope.
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Where did my friend go?
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The little baby drinks milk.
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The pig can roll over.
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It is dark at night.
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The black cat saw a bird.
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We saw the frog jump.
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He likes to eat pizza.
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The brown cow eats grass.
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Let's play with the ball.
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My friend likes to sing.
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This dog can play ball.
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Create your own "Build-a-Word" activities with this blank, 5-word template.
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6 Word Sentences
I will ride my new bike.
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It is going to rain today.
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Mr. Brown has a black cow.
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My friend and I ran home.
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My little dog likes to play.
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That old clock does not work.
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That pig rolls in the mud.
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The dog barks at the cat.
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The little duck ate a fish.
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The tall ship will sail away.
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The yellow bus will stop here.
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They sang a very silly song.
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They went to the pet shop.
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Wash your hands in the sink.
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We have a gift for you.
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We will play tag after lunch.
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Where did you put my coat?
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Would you like a green apple?
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You can have this toy truck.
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Here's a blank template for a six-word sentence worksheet.
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