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Copy of Complete Sentences

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Aubry Ellison

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Transcript of Copy of Complete Sentences

Team Information
Members: Ivana Párraga, Rebekah George, Jina Zhao
Topic: Complete Sentence and Sentence Structure
Class Period: 2nd
Let's start with a video
What is a sentence?
Is this a sentence?
It contains subject
It contains predicate.
It contains proper capitalization.
It contains proper punctuation.
It does not contain subject.
It does not contain predicate.
It does not contain proper capitalization.
It does not contain proper punctuation.
What does a sentence look like?
Sentence Structure
The boy ran to the park.
Capital Letter
End Punctuation
Predicate/ Verb
It begins with a capital letter and ends with an end mark such as a period or exclamation point. The complete sentence must contain at least one main clause which contains an independent subject and verb and expresses a complete thought.
Schoolhouse Rock
The girl was wearing a hat.
Fish in the pond
The students all love Ms. Lee.
He jumped.
Stepped outside to get the mail and found an letter
Simple Sentences
has one independent clause.
Compound Sentences
has two independent clauses joined by
Complex Sentences
has an independent clauses joined to one or more dependent clauses.
Compound-Complex Sentences
Ted reads.
Ted and Bob read.
Ted and Bob read books and magazines.
No commas separate two compound elements (subject, verb, etc.) in a simple sentence.
A. Conjunction (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
B. Conjunctive Adverb (however, therefore)
C. Semicolon
A. Ted reads novels, but Bob reads comics.
B. Ted reads novels; however Bob reads comics.
C. Ted reads novels; his friend reads comics.
Punctuation Pattern:
A. Independent clause, coordinating conjunction independent clauses.
B. Independent clause; conjunctive adverb, independent clause.
C. Independent clause; independent clause.
A. Although Ted reads novel, Bob reads comics.
B. Bob reads comics although Ted reads novels.
C. Bob, who reads comics, rarely reads novels.
D. People who read comics rarely read novels
Punctuation Pattern:
A. Dependent clause, independent clause.
B. Independent clause dependent clause
C. Independent clause,nonessential dependent clause, clause.
D. Independent clause essential dependent clause clause.
has two independent clauses joined to one or more dependent clauses
Punctuation Pattern:
Follow the rules given above for compound and complex sentences.
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