2 Simple 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
3 Compound 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.
5 Complex 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.
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.
8 Some 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
9 I 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
10 Name 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
11 Name 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.
12 Let’s Practice! Choose one of the following links to play a review game. Harcourt Sentence SortHarcourt Sentence CombiningHarcourt Sentence Camp