5 Compound Sentence : a Pattern: IC , for IC. andnorbut Coordinating ConjunctionsoryetsoExample: Charlie barks at nothing, and my mom goes crazy.FANBOYS!
6 Compound Sentence: A More examples… My mom didn’t want Charlie, but my sister convinced her.My sister is in Chicago, so my mom is left to take care of him by herself.My mom claims she can’t wait to get rid of him, but she secretly loves him.
7 Compound Sentence : B Pattern: IC; IC. Example: I went to the store; I bought some milk.
8 Compound Sentence : c Pattern: IC ; therefore , IC. howevermoreover Conjunctive AdverbsfurthermoreExample: I would love to have a cat; however, I know I don’t have time to take care of it.
14 Compound/Complex Sentence : a Pattern: IC , for IC DC.andnorbut Coordinating ConjunctionsoryetsoExample: I try to clean the house every day, but it is hard when I have so much to do.
15 Compound/Complex Sentence : b Pattern: IC DC , for IC.andnorbut Coordinating Conjunctions oryetsoExample: I would clean the house if I got paid for it, but I definitely don’t get paid.
16 Compound/Complex Sentence : c Pattern: DC, IC , for IC.andnorbut Coordinating Conjunctions oryetsoExample: Since my husband goes to school full time, he doesn’t have time to clean, but he still does more than I do.
17 Now It’s Your Turn:Identify the sentence type (simple, compound, complex, compound/complex) for each item below:I was scared when my cat ran away.Charlie can be very difficult, but I still love him because he is so cute.Charlie got away from his leash one day, but he didn’t even try to run away.I am happy that my mom has to take care of him.
20 Congratulations!You are now a master of the four grammatical sentence types!
21 Q: What is an Independent Clause? A: An independent clause is a group of related words containing a subject, a verb, and a complete thought. For more information on independent clauses, sign up for Building Muscle: Phrases and Clauses of Grammar Boot Camp.Return to presentation.
22 Q: What is a Dependent Clause? A: A dependent clause is a group of related words containing a subject and a verb; it does not, however, contain a complete thought. Thus, it cannot stand alone. For more information on dependent clauses, sign up for Building Muscle: Phrases and Clauses of Grammar Boot Camp.Return to presentation.
23 Q: What is a Coordinating Conjunction? A: A coordinating conjunction joins independent clauses as well as other sentence elements of equal weight or function. The following is a list of coordinating conjunctions, commonly referred to as the “FANBOYS”:forandnorbut FANBOYS (taken from the first letter of each word)oryetsoReturn to presentation.
24 Q: What is a Conjunctive Adverb? A: A conjunctive adverb indicates a relation between independent clauses. The following is a list of common conjunctive adverbs:accordingly consequently indeedalso finally insteadanyway furthermore likewiseas a result hence meanwhilebesides however moreovercertainly incidentally neverthelessReturn to presentation.