Presentation on theme: "Compound Sentences Clauses & Conjunctions. Clauses A clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb. – Subject = noun; who did the action? –"— Presentation transcript:
Clauses A clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb. – Subject = noun; who did the action? – Verb = action An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence. – Erinn spun the wheel.
Simple Sentence A simple sentence has one independent clause. – Contains one subject and one predicate – One complete thought
Simple Sentences Austin threw a strike. Danny ran to the base. Marisela hit the ball.
Compound Sentence A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses. – Contains two subjects and two predicates – Contains two complete thoughts A conjunction is used to combine the two sentences: and, but, or
Compound Sentences Austin threw a strike, and the crowd cheered loudly. Danny ran to the base, and the umpire called him safe. Marisela hit the ball, and Courtney caught it in the outfield.
Practice with Compound Sentences The angel came down from heaven, and God spoke to Mary through him. Independent Clauses Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences Michael wrote down his homework, but he forgot to bring home his planner. Independent Clauses Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences Will you order pizza, or did you pack your lunch? Independent Clauses Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences Lilyana is a basketball player, but she can’t play because she broke her arm. Independent Clauses Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences My mom cooked dinner. We ate outside on the patio. – Compound = Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences Evan wanted chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Aiden ate the last three and none were left. – Compound = Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences You can work on Brownie Points after you turn in your test. You can read a book instead. – Compound = Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Practice with Compound Sentences Robbie played with his pet lizard. He fed his lizard at lunch time. – Compound = Subjects: Predicates: Conjunction:
Conjunctions A conjunction is used to link the clauses in a compound sentence. What are the 3 conjunctions we use?
Compound Sentences I love blueberry pie, but my brother prefers pumpkin pie. conjunction = I make my bed every morning, and I open my blinds. conjunction =
Compound Sentences Did you watch Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, or did you play video games Saturday night? conjunction = Mr. Carpenter mowed the front yard, and Mrs. Carpenter planted mums by the front door. conjunction =
Conjunctions You can join two sentences that have two subjects or two predicates Use and or or Compound Subject two or more simple subjects with the same predicate Compound Predicates two or more simple predicates with the same subject
Compound Subjects and Predicates The leaves fall from the trees. The leaves cover the ground. – The leaves fall from the trees and cover the ground.
Compound Subjects and Predicates Alexa works downtown. Paola works downtown. – Alexa and Paola work downtown.
Compound Subjects and Predicates Miss Frazier teaches at SVF. Miss Green teaches at SVF.
Compound Subjects and Predicates Lebron James plays for the Miami Heat. Lebron James scores a lot of points.
Compound Subjects and Predicates Will you pick flowers in the field? Will you run in the field?
Compound Subjects and Predicates You can listen to the radio in the car. You can listen to the iPod in the car.