Conjunctions
Simple Sentences
Compound Sentences
Complex Sentences
Definitions

100

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 ___________ thoughts. Fill in the blank
complete

100

A compound sentence has an _________ clause and a ______ clause.
independent and dependent

100

What is an independent clause?
A group of words that has a subject and a verb and CAN stand alone.

200

Although the dog ate his dinner, he still begged at the table.
Although

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 has a subject and a verb and CANNOT stand alone.

300

Since I earned an A on my English test, Mom took me out to dinner.
Since

300

Do simple sentences have conjunctions?
No.

300

True or False? This is a compound sentence: Soccer is played everywhere; 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 , and , but , or ;

400

We can go to the movies at 9 unless the car won't start.
unless

400

True or False? and, but, or, ; all can be found in a simple sentence.
False

400

Fill in the blank: Jason Aldean sang a song last night on tv ______ I didn't get to watch it. Hint: there are 2 parts to the answer
, but

400

Both an independent clause and a dependent clause contain two things. What are they?
a subject and a predicate

400

What is a complex sentence?
Has one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses that are joined together with a subordinating conjunction.

500

I like to read, but I love to cook.
but

500

What always starts a simple sentence and ends a simple sentence? Hint: 2 answers
Capital Letter and Punctuation!

500

What are the four conjunctions that can be found in a compound sentence? Hint: Remember what always joins a conjunction
, and , but , or ;

500

List 5 subordinating conjunctions
Answers will vary but must be subordinating conjunctions

500

What is a simple sentence?
1 complete thought - or an independent clause.