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Independent Clause1 Complete Thought = Expresses a complete thought, has a subject & verb, and can stand by itself as a sentence Jan grew three inches.

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2 Independent Clause1 Complete Thought = Expresses a complete thought, has a subject & verb, and can stand by itself as a sentence Jan grew three inches over the summer. Peter and Jon ride their bikes to school daily. EX. What is it? 1 Independent ClauseSimple Sentence = Don’t forget simple sentences can have simple or compound subjects and predicates Sue drank milk during supper. Sue and her brother drank milk during supper. Sue drank milk and cleaned her plate during supper. Sue and her brother drank milk and cleaned their plates during supper. SS-SP CS-SP SS-CP CS-CP

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4 Compound Sentence = 2 Independent Clauses The 2 clauses must be joined by a, conjunction OR a semicolon Examples I went to the store yesterday, but I have to go back today. I went to the store yesterday; I have to go back today. for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so FAN BOYS REMEMBER your CONJUCTIONS REMEMBER Independent Clause, conjunction Independent Clause ;

5 To be a compound sentence you must have 2 independent clauses. If you don’t, then it is a simple sentence. The boys were jumping on the trampoline, riding their bikes, and chasing the girls. TRICK : Cover up the, conjunction and everything after it. Make sure those words form an independent clause. THEN: Cover up the, conjunction and everything before it. Make sure those words form an independent clause. If both sides do then you have a COMPOUND SENTENCE The girls ran away from the boys, but the boys continued to chase them.

6 Is it Simple or Compound? Maxwell is a sumo wrestler. Maxwell trains very hard, but he has never won a competition. Sumo is the national sport of Japan There are six major sumo tournaments held each year in Japan, and they attract the attention of the entire nation. A sumo ring measures twelve feet in diameter and is made of sand and clay. In Japan, a tournament is called a basho.

7 Is it Simple or Compound? The goal in sumo wrestling is to either throw your opponent to the ground or to force him out of the ring. Sumo has no weight classes for competition, and many wrestlers weigh more than 350 pounds. The wrestler’s big stomach provides him a low center of gravity, and it helps him withstand a charge by his opponent. Every sumo competition begins with a religious-type ceremony. Before each match, the competitors clap their hands to awaken the gods, they throw salt into the ring to purify the ground, and they stamp their feet to crush evil. The referee gives the signal, so the wrestlers take their positions.

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9 after, so that, as soon as, in order that, until, when, although, as though, since, because, as, before, than, where, whenever, unless, as if, how, while, as much as if, as long as, wherever, whatever, though, Complex Sentence = 1 Independent Clause & 1 Dependent Clause How it is written & Examples REMEMBER your Subordinating CONJUCTIONS Independent Clause Dependent Clause, Independent Clause Dependent (Subordinate) Clause Does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone S V Ex. While we were waiting, she called. Independent Clause Expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a sentence Ex. Since it is May, we will have field day. I ate chips while I studied for the test. Whenever she danced, the audience cheered.

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11 THESE WORDS START A DEPENDENT CLAUSE after, so that, as soon as, in order that, until, when, although, as though, since, because, as, before, than, where, whenever, unless, as if, how, while, as much as if, as long as, wherever, whatever, though, Compound-Complex Sentence = 2 Independent Clauses & 1 Dependent Clause REMEMBER your Subordinating CONJUCTIONS Dependent Clause Independent Clause,, conjunction Independent Clause Because I earned five dollars, I went to the store, and I bought my favorite candy. Dependent Clause, Independent Clause ; Because I earned five dollars, I went to the store; I bought my favorite candy. FORMULAS- Ways to write compound-complex sentences 1. 2.

12 Independent Clause, conjunction Dependent Clause I went to the store, and I bought my favorite candy because I earned five dollars. Independent Clause ; ; Dependent Clause I went to the store; I bought my favorite candy because I earned five dollars. FORMULAS- Ways to write compound-complex sentences Independent Clause Dependent Clause, conjunction Independent Clause I went to the store because I earned five dollars, and I bought my favorite candy. Independent Clause Dependent Clause Independent Clause I went to the store because I earned five dollars; I bought my favorite candy.

13 =. EX. What is it? = SS-SP CS-SP SS-CP CS-CP

14 = Examples REMEMBER your CONJUCTIONS Formulas (How it is written) ___________ Clause __________ Clause ___________ Clause ________ Clause

15 after, so that, as soon as, in order that, until, when, although, as though, since, because, as, before, than, where, whenever, unless, as if, how, while, as much as if, as long as, wherever, whatever, though, = How it is written & Examples REMEMBER your Subordinating CONJUCTIONS ___________ Clause _________ Clause ________ Clause Independent Clause Expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a sentence

16 THESE WORDS START A DEPENDENT CLAUSE after, so that, as soon as, in order that, until, when, although, as though, since, because, as, before, than, where, whenever, unless, as if, how, while, as much as if, as long as, wherever, whatever, though, = REMEMBER your Subordinating CONJUCTIONS. FORMULAS- Ways to write compound-complex sentences 1. 2.

17 FORMULAS- Ways to write compound-complex sentences


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