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1 Sentence Types

2 4 Types of Sentences Simple sentence Compound sentence Complex sentence Complex-compound sentence

3 Simple Sentence Definition: A sentence with one independent clause and no dependent clauses.

4 Compound Sentence Definition: A sentence with two independent clauses but no dependent clauses, connected by a conjunction (FANBOYS).

5 FANBOYS For And Nor But Or Yet So

6 Compound Sentence How do you punctuate a compound sentence? When combining two independent clauses, you place a comma before the conjunction.

7 Compound Sentence Make a compound sentence out of the following independent clauses: Jennifer went to the store. She did not buy lemons.

8 Compound Sentence Make a compound sentence out of the following independent clauses: Summers are extremely hot in Arizona. You need to wear sun block lotion.

9 Compound Sentence Make a compound sentence out of the following independent clauses: Justin Bieber lip sinks all of his song. He doesnt play any instruments.

10 Compound Sentence Make a compound sentence out of the following independent clauses: John is going to get an A in English. John will not be able to go the river.

11 Complex Sentence Definition: A sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause connected by a subordinating conjunction or subordinator.

12 Subordinators afternow that althoughsince as long asthough as much asunless as soon asuntil becausewhen beforewhenever even ifwhere even though wherever ifwhile in order

13 Complex Sentence How do you punctuate a complex sentence? When combining an independent clauses with a dependent clause you place a comma after the dependent clause if the dependent clause comes first. If the dependent comes second, you do not use a comma.

14 Complex Sentence Make a complex sentence out of the following independent clauses: Jennifer went to the store. She did not buy lemons.

15 Compound Sentence Make a compound sentence out of the following independent clauses: Summers are extremely hot in Arizona. You need to wear sun block lotion.

16 Complex Sentence Make a complex sentence out of the following independent clauses: Justin Bieber lip sinks all of his song. He doesnt play any instruments.

17 Complex Sentence Make a complex sentence out of the following independent clauses: If John gets an A in English. John will not be able to go the river.


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