Compound sentences ppt

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  • 1.
    • And coordinating conjunctions
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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
  • 4. Song time!
    • Stand up! Stand up!
      • For
      • And
      • Nor
      • But
      • Or
      • Yet
      • So
  • 5.
    • 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".)
  • 6.
    • Make sure to place a comma before the coordinating conjunction!
  • 7.
    • [Ram likes tea], but [Anthony likes coffee].
    • I want to be a nurse, so I am going to college.
  • 8. Online Games
    • http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/interestsentences/compoundsentences/game.shtml