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Copy of Compound Sentences

This prezi explains the compound sentence. It'll teach you about conjunctions and clauses and subjects and verbs. Everything you need to know to identify and write a compound sentence
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Michele Rackham

on 12 March 2012

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Transcript of Copy of Compound Sentences

Compound Sentences
What is a compound sentence?
A compound sentence contains two or more independent clauses and no subordinate clauses.
By the way: a clause is a word group that contains a verb and its subject.
Example:
Independent clauses can be joined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction to create a COMPOUND SENTENCE.
Some coordinating conjunctions are....
and
but
for
nor
or
yet
so
An easier way to remember them is FANBOYS
For
And
Nor
But
Or
Yet
So
So remember, to make a compound sentence you need...
At least 2 independent clauses....
Inside those clauses there needs to be...
At least one subject....
At least one verb.
And to join those independent clauses you'll probably need a
comma
and
a coordinate conjunction
A news reporter will speak to our class next week, and we will learn about careers in journalism.
Subject
Verb
Subject
Verb
comma
coordinating conjunction
Independent clause
Independent Clause
So now you know about
or
The independent clauses may be joined by a...
Semicolon
Example 2:
My favorite places are Miami, Florida, and Aspen, Colorado; Bernie's favorites are San Diego, Califronia, and Seatle Washington.
Subject
Subject
Verb
Verb
Semicolon
Inependenet Clause
Independent Clause
A compound sentence can also be created by joining
two independent clauses with a. . . .
SEMICOLON
I don't like playing basketball; however, I do like playing soccer.
When creating a compound sentence with
a semicolon, you can use a transitional and then a comma to connect the clauses.
Transitionals:
however,
nevertheless,
moreover
but
instead,

meanwhile,

otherwise,

in addition,
also,
moreover,
furthermore,

as a result,
thus,
consequently,

therefore
Relationships
as a substitute
at the same time
under other conditions
and
cause & effect
the reson for
verb
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