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    Compound sentences Compound sentences Presentation Transcript

      • And coordinating conjunctions
    • Simple Sentences
      • Expresses one complete thought.
      • One subject and one predicate
      • Examples:
        • I like my dog.
        • It’s cold in here.
        • My favorite food is mashed potatoes.
        • My best friends are Tiffany, Shaima, and Haleema.
    • Compound Sentences
      • 2 sentences smooshed together
      • Expresses more than one complete thought
      • Connected by a comma and a coordinating conjuctions:
        • For
        • And
        • Nor
        • But
        • Or
        • Yet
        • So
    • Song time!
      • Stand up! Stand up!
        • For
        • And
        • Nor
        • But
        • Or
        • Yet
        • So
      • Ms. Buchanan enjoys writing. (One complete thought, right?)
      • +
      • Ms. Buchanan's favorite author is Agatha Christie. (Another complete thought, right?)
      • =
      • Ms. Buchanan enjoys writing, and her favorite author is Agatha Christie.  (Two complete thoughts joined by the word "and".)
      • Make sure to place a comma before the coordinating conjunction!
      • [Ram likes tea], but [Anthony likes coffee].
      • I want to be a nurse, so I am going to college.
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