2Simple SentenceA simple sentence is a complete thought. It has a complete subject and a complete predicate.Example: Michael Jordan was a great athlete.Complete subjectComplete predicate
3Compound SentenceA compound sentence contains two simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction(FANBOYS- see next slide).Example: Fans waited many hoursto see him, but Michaelnever let them down.
5Complex SentenceA complex sentence contains ONE independent clause (can stand alone) and ONE or more dependent clauses (cannot stand alone). Example: Even though Michael Jordan was a great player, he still practiced his skills daily.
6Compound-Complex Sentence A compound complex sentence contains MORE THAN ONE independent clause and AT LEAST ONE dependent clause.Example: Since Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team, many thought he would quit, and others thought he would persevere.
8Some students like to study in the morning. Name that sentence!simplecompoundcomplexcompound-complexSome students like to study in the morning.TYPE:WHY?:simplecontains a complete subject and a complete predicate
9I tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak French. Name that sentence!simplecompoundcomplexcompound-complexI tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak French.TYPE:WHY?:compoundcontains two simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction
10Name that sentence!IIINDEPENDENTIIDEPENDENTsimplecompoundcomplexcompound-complexWhen he handed in his homework, he forgot to give his teacher the last page.TYPE:WHY?:complexcontains ONE independent clause and ONE or more dependent clauses
11Name that sentence! compound-complex TYPE: WHY?: IIINDEPENDENTIIDEPENDENTsimplecompoundcomplexcompound-complexAlthough I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone to go with.TYPE:WHY?:ENDENTPNDEIIIcompound-complexcontains MORE THAN ONE independent clause and AT LEAST ONE dependent clause.
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