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Complex sentences review exercise

  1. 1. Compound and Complex Sentences<br />
  2. 2. Compound Sentences<br />Compound Sentences are formed by uniting two independent clauses with the use of CONJUCTIONS. <br />For And Nor But Or Yet So<br />
  3. 3. Examples of Compound Sentences<br />I tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak English.<br />Mary and Samantha got picked up by their parents, so I did not see them at parent pickup. <br />Joe waited for the train, but the train was late.<br />Alejandro played tennis, for Maria went shopping. <br />
  4. 4. Complex Sentences<br />Complex sentences are often formed by putting these words at the beginning of the dependent clause: <br />
  5. 5. Examples of Complex Sentences<br />When the bell rang, the children quickly lined up.<br />While the breeze blew, Michael flew his new kite.<br />After the wind stopped, snow started to fall.<br />Liam put his hood up because it was raining.<br />Robert was playing video games while talking on the phone.<br />
  6. 6. Identify if the sentence is Compound or Complex<br />Although it was cold, Kami went outside in a T-shirt. <br />Someone in a wheelchair can’t reach a light switch, and a deaf person can’t hear a smoke alarm.<br />The runner sprinted over the line though he was tired.<br />Luis ate breakfast after he took a shower.<br />
  7. 7. Identify if the sentence is Compound or Complex<br />I enjoy reading, but I don’t enjoy cooking.<br />The doctor was very upset when the patient died. <br />Ben is thoughtful, for he always plays with me when I’m lonely.<br />Babies cry all of the time, so they can get some attention from their mom.<br />If we play our best, we will win the match. <br />
  8. 8. Review for the test<br />Part I: Rewrite the sentence with the correct capitalization. <br />my house is on fire. <br />My house is on fire. <br />Today i work from tuesday to friday. <br />Today I work from Tuesday to Friday.<br />
  9. 9. Review for the test<br />Part II: Underline the subject once and the predicate twice.<br />John and Maria went to the mall yesterday.<br />John and Mariawent to the mall yesterday.<br />There is a fire extinguisher on the wall. <br />There is afire extinguisheron the wall. <br />
  10. 10. Review for the test<br />Part III: Identify if the sentence is imperative, interrogative, declarative or exclamatory.<br />How is your brother doing<br />Interrogative <br />Go trough the left hall<br />Imperative <br />The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan<br />declarative<br />Help The house is on fire<br />exclamatory<br />
  11. 11. Review for the test<br />Part IV: Identify if the sentence is simple, compound or complex<br />My dog is happy. <br />Simple<br />My dog is happy, but my cat is sad. <br />Compound<br />Because it was expensive, we were not able to buy the necklace. <br />Complex<br />