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Types of Sentences
Transcript of Types of Sentences
Some students like to study in the mornings.
Rachel and Jenny work on homework every night.
Alicia goes to the library and studies every day.
Simple sentences contain:
-May have compound
subjects or predicates
- Subject + Predicate (x2)
- Conjunction (FANBOYS)
- Comma or semicolon
I tried to play volleyball, and my sister tried to run cross country.
The movie ended, so they went home.
- Subject + predicate (x2)
- 1 Independent clause
- 1 Dependent clause
- Comma (possibly)
- Subordinate conjuctions
When he handed in his homework,
he forgot to give the teacher the last page.
The students are studying because they have a test tomorrow.
- Subject + Predicate (x3)
- 2 Independent Clauses
- 1 Dependent Clause
- 1 (or 2) Commas
As I look out the window, I see no clouds, but the weather report predicted rain.
When we won the state championship, the team captain jumped for joy, and the fans cheered.
*A dependent clause is a group of words that contains a
subject and verb
express a complete thought.
a complete sentence.
*An independent clause is a group of words that contains a subject and verb and
expresses a complete thought
*An independent clause is a sentence.