# Think Pair Share Break this sentence apart into the subject and predicate. Mr. Nuno’s wife had a baby boy. Mr. Nuno’s wife had a baby boy.

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Think Pair Share Break this sentence apart into the subject and predicate. Mr. Nuno’s wife had a baby boy. Mr. Nuno’s wife had a baby boy

Simple Sentence  A sentence that has one complete thought.  Examples: My mom and dad went to the movies last night. My sister went to the mall and to the movies.

Compound Sentence  A sentence made up of TWO or more COMPLETE thoughts. Examples: My mom went to the market, and my brother went to the park. My sister ate some popcorn, and I ate some nachos.

How can we tell what type of sentence it is?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? If yes, it’s simple. if not, it’s compound. The man stole and ice cream cone and ran down the street. and The man stole an ice cream cone and Ran down the street. Simple Sentence!

How can we tell if it’s a simple sentence?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? The children played video games and ate delicious treats. and The children played video games. and ate delicious treats Simple Sentence!

How can we tell if it’s a simple sentence?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? My mom loves dancing but hates singing in public. but My mom loves dancing but hates singing in public. Simple Sentence!

How can we tell if it’s a simple sentence?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? My mom went to the market, and she bought some milk. and My mom went to the market and She bought some milk Compound Sentence!

How can we tell if it’s a simple sentence?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? My brother graduated from college,and he moved back home. and My brother graduated from college and he moved back home. Compound Sentence!

How can we tell if it’s a simple sentence?  1. Find the conjunction (and, or, but, so)  2. Separate the parts of the sentence using a brace map.  3. Ask yourself, “Does the sentence have ONLY 1 complete thought? You can ride a bike to school, or you can ride with a friend. or You can ride a bike to school or you can ride with a friend. Compound Sentence!

What did we learn today?  What is a simple sentence?  What is a compound sentence?  Is the following sentence simple or compound?  The girl joked with her friends, so she could make them laugh.  Let’s Practice (worksheet)

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