HHas a SUBJECT and a VERB, and can stand by itself as a COMPLETE sentence. EEx. Matthew passed the basketball. Independent Clauses:
Depends on a buddy to be complete. Has a SUBJECT and a VERB, but it is not Strong!!! It is wimpy and can’t stand alone! (Subordinate) Key words:
SSince Ms. C. was happy, BBecause AAlthough IIf WWhen AAs BBefore
While That Elevator test. *Cliffhanger. When Mr. Benzel laughed, everyone joined in.
1. Ms. C. loves her students. 2. Since they went to the skate park. 3. Tag, you’re it! 4. Who is at the door? 5. Because we were late.
6. If everyone was feeling awesome. 7. That were opened by little kids. 8. When we start class. 9. I laughed.
1. Has a subject and a verb, and is one independent clause. Ex. Austin laughed at the joke.
2. Other simple sentences: a. One subject and two verbs. Ex. Kenna ran and jumped in track. b. Two subjects and one verb. Ex. Gage and Garrett rode in Trump’s elevator Rules: No comma with conjunction. Always one.
1. Has two independent clauses. 2. Has two subjects and two verbs. 3. Two complete sentences joined together by: 1. *A conjunction; Ex: and, but, for, no, or, yet, so! 2. *Semi colon ; 3. *Or colon : Rules: Always, conj, Always 2S2V
Ex: We went to dinner. We went to a movie. We went to dinner and a movie We went to a dinner: We also went to a movie. Tyler talked and laughed. Tyler talked to his friends, and they laughed.
Ex: We went out to dinner, and then we went to a movie. 4. Did you and Molly walk or ride the bus? 5. Rain fell; Spring is upon us. Combine: I like coffee. I like hot tea. Simple: Compound
1. Jared and Jake ran down the hall. 2. Marcos sang and danced at the competition. 3. Mr. Benzel laughed at the funny joke. 4. Chad likes to run, but Derek likes to do the long jump. 5. Chandler and Emily walked down the hall: other kids ran.
1. Skye and Caitlyn will love their gift. 2. Zelda loves math, and she is good at it. 3. We won the game! 4. Tanner walked and talked outside.
5. Iris is the leader for fifth period, and Keana is the one for fourth period. 6. Teeth clenching, Jane tried to be strong and have guts of steel.
5. When we win, it feels like an accomplishment. 6. Although we forgot our tickets, we got into the concert anyway. 7. Max, our leader, is a good student.
8. If we are strong, we can overcome any challenge. 9. We need to break up a big project into little steps. 10. We liked the movie, but we were glad it was over.
11. I want a hamburger or a cheeseburger. 12. All clauses have a ______ or _______. 13. Simple _______. 14. Compound __________. 15. Complex _____ ______.
1. Has one independent clause, and one or more dependent clauses. Ex: Because we had the day off, we went to the park.*uses a comma 2. Uses key words: Because, since… 3. The clauses can switch places and still make sense.
UUnderline dependent clauses once and independent clauses twice. 1. After we won the game, we all went out for pizza. 2. When the class claps for the leader, we make them feel good.
3. Since there is no homework on Friday, everyone is excited. 4. _________________________ _____, we still had a good time. (Fill in the blanks.)
1. Cole gave Porter a mini high five. 2. Since Ms. C. could not give each person coffee, she gave them a compliment instead. 3. Megan and Lauren make awesome study partners. 4. James does an awesome happy dance. 5. Jake made a spooky whisper, and Calvin heard him.