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.
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