Classification of Sentences Types
Can you say   simple ? <ul><li>A  simple  sentence =  </li></ul><ul><li>one independent clause  (IC) . </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Remember the  compound  sentence ? <ul><li>A  compound  sentence =  </li></ul><ul><li>two (or more) independent clauses  (...
Compound sentence examples <ul><li>Using  commas </li></ul><ul><li>I am heading to the </li></ul><ul><li>beach, and I also...
Let’s try   complex   sentences <ul><li>A  complex  sentence =  </li></ul><ul><li>one independent clause and one (or more)...
Can we find the  IC’s  and  DC’s? <ul><li>When I finished the exam , I jumped up and cheered loudly.  (DC, IC) </li></ul><...
The long ones... compound-complex <ul><li>A  compound-complex  sentence =  </li></ul><ul><li>at least 2 independent clause...
Let’s look at one example. <ul><li>I am very competitive , and  I cheer </li></ul><ul><li>loudly for my team  when I watch...
For you math folks… <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A   Formula </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S = IC  (onl...
A Chart Type Number of independent clauses Number of dependent/ subordinate clauses Simple 1 0 Compound 2+ 0 Complex 1 1+ ...
Practice, Practice, Practice <ul><li>1 ). The boat that we ride on is docked at the lake all summer.  </li></ul><ul><li>2)...
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Classification of sentences

  1. 1. Classification of Sentences Types
  2. 2. Can you say simple ? <ul><li>A simple sentence = </li></ul><ul><li>one independent clause (IC) . </li></ul><ul><li>In other words , a simple sentence is </li></ul><ul><li>one complete thought. </li></ul><ul><li>Woodward students cheered for the team. </li></ul><ul><li>Sam and Sally were invited to the party. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Remember the compound sentence ? <ul><li>A compound sentence = </li></ul><ul><li>two (or more) independent clauses (IC+IC). </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>a joining of two complete thoughts. </li></ul><ul><li>How are they joined together? </li></ul><ul><li>Remember our comma rule (SV, & SV) and semicolon Rule 1 and Rule 2? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Compound sentence examples <ul><li>Using commas </li></ul><ul><li>I am heading to the </li></ul><ul><li>beach, and I also plan </li></ul><ul><li>to look for seashells. </li></ul><ul><li>IC, CC IC </li></ul><ul><li>Using semicolons </li></ul><ul><li>I am heading to the </li></ul><ul><li>beach; I also plan to </li></ul><ul><li>look for seashells. </li></ul><ul><li>IC;IC </li></ul><ul><li>I am heading to the </li></ul><ul><li>beach; furthermore, I </li></ul><ul><li>plan to look for </li></ul><ul><li>seashells. IC;CA,IC </li></ul>
  5. 5. Let’s try complex sentences <ul><li>A complex sentence = </li></ul><ul><li>one independent clause and one (or more) dependent clauses. (IC + 1 or more DC) </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>One complete thought and one or more </li></ul><ul><li>incomplete thoughts. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember when looking for dependent clauses in a sentence that they can be anywhere . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Can we find the IC’s and DC’s? <ul><li>When I finished the exam , I jumped up and cheered loudly. (DC, IC) </li></ul><ul><li>I ran through campus because it was raining like cats and dogs . (IC DC) </li></ul><ul><li>When Mary finished the test , she ran through campus after she jumped the puddle . (DC, IC DC) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The long ones... compound-complex <ul><li>A compound-complex sentence = </li></ul><ul><li>at least 2 independent clauses (the compound part) and one (or more) dependent clauses. 2 IC + 1 or more DC </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>two complete thoughts and one </li></ul><ul><li>incomplete thought </li></ul>
  8. 8. Let’s look at one example. <ul><li>I am very competitive , and I cheer </li></ul><ul><li>loudly for my team when I watch </li></ul><ul><li>the Brazilians play in the World Cup . (IC, CC IC DC) </li></ul>
  9. 9. For you math folks… <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Formula </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S = IC (only!) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CD = IC IC (+ IC) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CX = IC & DC (+DC) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CdCx= IC IC (+IC) & DC (+DC) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. A Chart Type Number of independent clauses Number of dependent/ subordinate clauses Simple 1 0 Compound 2+ 0 Complex 1 1+ Compound-complex 2+ 1+
  11. 11. Practice, Practice, Practice <ul><li>1 ). The boat that we ride on is docked at the lake all summer. </li></ul><ul><li>2). Roses are my mom’s favorite flower. </li></ul><ul><li>3). We should go shopping after school, but we need to be home by 7pm. </li></ul><ul><li>4). This year I want to make Eagle Roll, and I want to join a club that is fun. </li></ul><ul><li>5). When you get home, give me a call. </li></ul>

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