Presentation on theme: "THE four DIFFERENT TYPES OF SENTENCES!"— Presentation transcript:
1 THE four DIFFERENT TYPES OF SENTENCES! Compound-complex sentenceCompound sentencesimple sentencecomplex sentence
2 SIMPLE SENTENCEONE independent clause Expresses a complete thought with a subject and a predicate It can stand by ITSELF. Ex : I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus stop.
3 COMPOUND SENTENCEA sentence with ONE or more independent clauses joined by a comma and a conjunction OR a SEMICOLON (;). Ex: She did not cheat on the test, for it was not the right thing to do.
4 COMPLEX SENTENCEOne independent clause joined together with one DEPENDENT clause IC DC DC, IC Ex: Because my coffee was too cold, I heated it in the microwave.
5 COMPOUND-COMPLEX SENTENCE Two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses All clauses must be JOINED appropriately. Ex: Because Katie was late for school, she grabbed her book bag, but she forgot her lunch.
6 Wherever you go, you can always find beauty. QUIZ!!!!!!!1. What type of sentence is this?Wherever you go, you can always find beauty.SimpleCompoundComplexCompound-complex
7 My mom was working, so I went shopping. 2. What type of sentence is this?My mom was working, so I went shopping.SimpleCompoundComplexCompound-complex
8 Some students like to study in the mornings. 3. What type of sentence is this?Some students like to study in the mornings.SimpleCompoundComplexCompound-complex
9 4. What type of sentence is this? While my family visits the zoo, I really want to see the elephants, but my brother wants to see the kangaroos.SimpleCompoundComplexCompound-complex
10 Though he was very rich, he was always unhappy. 5. What type of sentence is this?Though he was very rich, he was always unhappy.SimpleCompoundComplexCompound-complex