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1 Compound and Complex Sentences

2 Simple Sentence A simple sentence is a complete thought. It has a complete subject and a complete predicate. Example: Michael Jordan was a great athlete. Complete subject Complete predicate

3 Compound Sentence A compound sentence contains two simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction (FANBOYS- see next slide). Example: Fans waited many hours to see him, but Michael never let them down.

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5 Complex Sentence A 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.

6 Compound-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.

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8 Name that sentence! Some students like to study in the morning. TYPE TYPE: WHY? WHY?: simple compound complex compound-complex simple contains a complete subject and a complete predicate

9 Name that sentence! I tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak French. TYPE TYPE: WHY? WHY?: simple compound complex compound-complex compound contains two simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction

10 Name that sentence! When he handed in his homework, he forgot to give his teacher the last page. TYPE TYPE: WHY? WHY?: simple compound complex compound-complex contains ONE independent clause and ONE or more dependent clauses complex II I N D E P E N D E N T II D E P E N D E N T

11 Name that sentence! Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone to go with. TYPE TYPE: WHY? WHY?: simple compound complex compound-complex contains MORE THAN ONE independent clause and AT LEAST ONE dependent clause. compound-complex II D E P E N D E N T II I N D E P E N D E N T II I N D E P E N D E N T

12 Lets Practice! Choose one of the following links to play a review game. Harcourt Sentence Sort Harcourt Sentence Combining Harcourt Sentence Camp


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