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

Can a simple sentence contain a conjunction? 

Yes.

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

How many independent clauses does a simple sentence have?

1

400
We can go to the movies at 9 unless the car won't start.
unless
400

True or False? A simple sentence contains one independent clause.

True

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

Name 5 conjunctions that make a sentence compound. 

and, but, or, for, yet, so, nor

500
I like to read, but I love to cook.
but
500

Is this a simple sentence: I want to go to the movies, but I don't have enough money.

No
500

Is this sentence compound? Sherry sold her car but wished she hadn't.

no

500
List 5 subordinating conjunctions
Answers will vary but must be subordinating conjunctions
500

What are the conjunctions called that are found in complex sentences?

Subs (subordinating)

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