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Sentence Forms

Simple, Compound and complex sentences

lauren raggett

on 6 January 2013

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Compound Sentences... Complex Sentences Simple
sentences Learning objective:
- To develop awareness of the grammatical composition of simple, compound and complex sentences Sentences can be structured in 3 ways. Simple, Compound and Complex
Sentences are made up of two or more simple sentences joined together by a co-ordinating conjunction Lauren Raggett 11020822 learning outcome:

to be able to identify and distunighish Simple, compound and complex sentences. Aims of the lesson. A simple sentence, or independent clause contains a subject and a verb. It compresses a complete thought. It Contains a subject and a verb The co-ordinators are :
For, and, Nor, But, Or, Yet, or So

(Remember FANBOYS) except for really short sentences,
They are always preceded by a comma. E.g.
-The Tiger Growled -The young girl sprinted after the cat I love bananas
(independent clause) I don't like grapes
(independent clause) I love bananas but i don't like grapes Co-ordinator Simple, compound and complex sentences How well do you know the different sentence structures? DIRECTED TASK contains and independent clause joined
by one or more dependent clauses always contain a subordinator (subordinating conjunction) e.g. After, since, because, when, although or a relative pronoun e.g. who, that or which. a dependent clause, has a subject and a verb but does NOT express a complete thought. It depends on the independent clause to make it a complete sentence. Dependent clauses begin with either a relative pronoun or subordinator. Snakes and ladders!

Instructions in the box along with 3 counters.
Good luck!! Complex sentence Examples 1) When Jeremy left on his bike for the store, his friend greg joined him. 2).(Jeremy left on his bike for the store) (when his friend greg called him.) Dependent clause begins with suboridate conjunction (when) independent clause independent clause Dependent clause
with subordinate (when)
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