Presentation on theme: "Compound and Complex Sentences"— Presentation transcript:
1 Compound and Complex Sentences ByCheryl Hamilton Grade 5
2 What is a simple sentence? A simple sentence expresses a complete thought.Grady is sitting on a red carpet.
3 What is a compound sentence? A compound sentence contains two simple sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction.Conjunctions:andbutorGrady was sitting on a red carpet, but he liked playing in the keyhole better.
4 What is a complex sentence? A complex sentence contains:independent clause, (which can stand alone)dependent clause (which cannot stand alone)The clauses are joined by words such as :ifwhenbecauseuntilbeforeaftersince
5 Complex SentenceA complex sentence contains an independent and a dependent clause.My family had food before the Pirates game started.My family had food is the independent clause.Before the Pirate game started is the dependent clause.
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