Conjunctions
True/False
Etc.
Sentences
Definitions
100
Identify the coordinating conjunction in the following sentence: The fish swam, and the shark chased it.
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
The structure of a complex sentence can be either: IC ____ or DC __ IC
DC ,
100
A group of words that has a subject and a predicate and can stand alone.
independent clause/simple sentence
200
Coordinating conjunctions are commonly found in _________________ sentences. These conjunctions, along with a comma, link two ________________ clauses.
compound, independent
200
True or False This is a compound sentence: Jody and Steve ate ice cream together.
False -- 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 the independent clause in this sentence? The game will be delayed unless it stops raining.
The game will be delayed
200
A group of words that has a subject and a verb and cannot stand alone.
Dependent clause/subordinate clause
300
Identify the conjunction below: After we ate dinner, the phone rang.
After
300
t/f this is simple
What is true
300
Complete the complex sentence with the missing clause: While we are learning to jump rope,
(must add an independent clause)
300
compound, complex, simple? The students finished their homework while the movie was playing.
complex
300
This type of sentence has 2 independent clauses joined together with a comma and a coordinating conjunction or with a semi colon.
Compound Sentence
400
List the coordinating conjunctions we have been discussing.
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
400
True/False The sentence below is a compound sentence: The snowman was in the frontyard; quietly standing.
False-quietly standing is not an independent clause
400
Do simple sentences have conjunctions?
no
400
Simple, compound, complex? Also identify the clauses. The football soared through the air, but no one caught it.
compound the football soared through the air-independent clause no one caught it-independent clause
400
What is a complex sentence? (Definition)
Has one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses that are joined together with a subordinating conjunction.
500
A _________ conjunction often introduces the dependent clause in a complex sentence. -Give at least 2 examples of these conjunctions
subordinating (AAAWWUBBIS)
500
True or False: The following sentence has a compound subject and predicate. Brandon and Tony walked to the store for ice cream.
What is false...only a compound subject
500
Write two complex sentences. Use both structures discussed in class.
-1 sentence with a DC, IC -1 sentence with IC DC
500
Identify each clause (dependent/independent) in the sentence below. Also, label the subjects and the predicates. Molly and Sarah went to McDonalds; all of their teachers were there.
What is IC IC Molly and Sarah (subject) teachers (subject) went(predicate) were there (predicate)
500
A group of related words that contains a subject and a predicate, but is not necessarily a complete thought.
clause
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