Conjunctions
Simple Sentences
Compound Sentences
Complex Sentences
Definitions

100

Which one is the connjunction used in this sentence? The shark swam, and the polar bear ate.

and

100

T/F This a simple sentence: The cat and the dog ran and rolled around in the yard.

True.

100

A compound sentence contains 2 ___________ joined by a _________ and a ______. Fill in the blank

simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction.

100

A complex sentence has an _________ __________ and a __________ ___________.

independent clause and dependent clause

100

What is an independent clause?

A group of words that has a subject and a verb and CAN stand alone.

200

Which conjunction would you use?: The dog ate his dinner, ___ he still begged for more.

but

200

T/F This is a simple sentence: Mom and Dad went home while I stayed at the mall.

False -- Complex Sentence

200

True or False This is a compound sentence: Jody and Steve ate ice cream.

False -- It's a simple sentence.

200

What is the independent clause in this sentence? The game will be delayed unless it stops raining.

The game will be delayed

200

What is a dependent clause?

A group of words that CAN'T stand alone as a sentence.

300

Which conjunction would you use?: I earned an A on my English test, ___ Mom will take me out to dinner.

and 

300

Do simple sentences have conjunctions?

No.

300

True or False? This is a compound sentence: Soccer is played everywhere, and I played soccer in England.

True

300

What is the dependent clause in the sentence? While we are learning to jump rope, they are learning to juggle.

While we are learning to jump rope

300

What is a compound sentence?

Has two or more independent clauses joined together with a conjunction

400

Which conjunction would you use? We can go to the movies at 9, ___ the car won't start.

but

400

Create a simple sentence.

...

400

Fill in the blank: Jason Aldean sang a song last night on tv ______ I didn't get to watch it.

, but

400

An independent clause includes 2 things, what are they?

a subject and a verb

400

What is a complex sentence?

Has one independent clause and one dependent clause.

500

What are the three conjunctions and in which sentence can you find them?

And, Or, But

Compound Sentences

500

Every sentence needs what four things?

Capital letter, subject, predicate, period.

500

Fill the blank: Always put a _______ ________ a ________________. 

a comma before a conjuction.

500

Find the independent and dependent clause in the next sentence:

Because the boys went to the park, they didn't go to the zoo.

Independent Clause: They didn't go to the zoo.

Dependent Clause: Because the boys went to the park.

500

What is a compound-complex sentence?

Has one or more independent clauses and one dependent clause that are joined together with a conjunction.