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1 Types of Sentences

2 Essential Questions 1.How are simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences alike, and how are they different? 2.Why is it important to write using different types of sentences?

3 Lets Pop!! clauses

4 4 Types of Sentences Simple Compound Complex Compound - Complex

5 To Do: 1. Get out a sheet of paper. 2. Turn it horizontally. 3. Make ONLY the parts of the tree map below. 4 Types of Sentences SimpleCompoundComplex Compound - Complex

6 2 nd Row of Map We are getting ready to make our 2 nd row of our tree map. –NOTE: I have found it easier to draw my boxes AFTER I have written my information. 4 Types of Sentences Simple Definition Compound Definition Complex Definition Compound - Complex Definition

7 Definitions Simple Sentence: –Has 1 independent clause –Can stand alone –Does NOT mean it is simple or easy

8 Definitions Compound Sentence: –Has 2 or more independent clauses (ones that can stand alone) –Sentences combined with a conjunction

9 Definitions Complex Sentence: –Has 1 independent clause (stand alone) AND –Has 1 or more dependent clauses (a part that cannot stand alone)

10 Definitions Compound-Complex Sentence: –Has 2 or more independent clauses (stand alone) AND –Has 1 or more dependent clauses (a part that cannot stand alone)

11 Examples of Sentences LETS USE OUR DEFINITIONS, TO FIGURE OUT WHAT TYPE OF SENTENCES THESE ARE. 1. Because I am an English teacher, some people expect me to speak perfectly, and other people expect me to write perfectly. 2. Clauses are cool! 3. Because Sally kissed me, I fainted. 4.The burrito gave me heartburn, but my brother felt fine.

12 ANSWERS Independent clauses Dependent clauses 1. Because I am an English teacher, some people expect me to speak perfectly, and other people expect me to write perfectly. COMPOUND-COMPLEX 2. Clauses are cool! SIMPLE 3. Because Sally kissed me, I fainted. COMPLEX 4.The burrito gave me heartburn, but my brother felt fine. COMPOUND Record info. on your map!

13 4 th Row of Tree Map – More Examples w/ Partner Which type of sentence am I? 1.Will Patricia pause to place poached pickles on Paulas pretty plate? 2.Do all of your homework, before you go out to play. 3.I went to the movie theatre on Saturday, and the movie Dinosaurs was great! 4.Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone with whom to go.

14 Answers Independent clauses Dependent clauses 1.Will Patricia pause to place poached pickles on Paulas pretty plate? SIMPLE 2.Do all of your homework, before you go out to play. COMPLEX 3.I went to the movie theatre on Saturday, and the movie Dinosaurs was great! COMPOUND 4.Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone with whom to go. COMPOUND - COMPLEX Record info. on your map!

15 Extend your learning! Write ORIGINAL simple, compound, complex, compound – complex sentences. Be creative where you place your examples on your tree map!

16 Works Cited Atteberry, Phil. "Atteberry Homepage." Phil Atteberry. Web. 12 Mar "Think Technology: Graphic Organizers." Thinkport: Think Education. Think Maryland. Maryland Public Television & John Hopkins Center for Technology, Web. 12 Mar


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