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<ul><li>And coordinating conjunctions </li></ul>
Simple Sentences <ul><li>Expresses one complete thought. </li></ul><ul><li>One subject and one predicate </li></ul><ul><li...
Compound Sentences <ul><li>2 sentences smooshed together </li></ul><ul><li>Expresses more than one complete thought </li><...
Song time! <ul><li>Stand up! Stand up! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Ms. Buchanan enjoys writing.  (One complete thought, right?)  </li></ul><ul><li>+   </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Buchanan...
<ul><li>Make sure to place a comma before the coordinating conjunction! </li></ul>
<ul><li>[Ram likes tea],  but  [Anthony likes coffee]. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to be a nurse,  so  I am going to college....
Online Games <ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/interestsentences/compoundsentences/game.shtml </li></ul>
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  1. 1. <ul><li>And coordinating conjunctions </li></ul>
  2. 2. Simple Sentences <ul><li>Expresses one complete thought. </li></ul><ul><li>One subject and one predicate </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I like my dog. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s cold in here. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My favorite food is mashed potatoes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My best friends are Tiffany, Shaima, and Haleema. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Compound Sentences <ul><li>2 sentences smooshed together </li></ul><ul><li>Expresses more than one complete thought </li></ul><ul><li>Connected by a comma and a coordinating conjuctions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>So </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Song time! <ul><li>Stand up! Stand up! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>So </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Ms. Buchanan enjoys writing. (One complete thought, right?) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Buchanan's favorite author is Agatha Christie. (Another complete thought, right?) </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Buchanan enjoys writing, and her favorite author is Agatha Christie.  (Two complete thoughts joined by the word &quot;and&quot;.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Make sure to place a comma before the coordinating conjunction! </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>[Ram likes tea], but [Anthony likes coffee]. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to be a nurse, so I am going to college. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Online Games <ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/interestsentences/compoundsentences/game.shtml </li></ul>
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