Types of sentences group project

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Types of sentences group project

  1. 1. Video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHCuELKsHJ k
  2. 2. Simple Sentences A simple sentence has the most basic elements needed to create a complete thought. Subject Predicate
  3. 3. Simple Sentences A simple sentence can also be referred to as an independent clause. It is "independent" because, while it might be part of a compound or complex sentence, it can also stand by itself.
  4. 4. ExamplesJoe waited for the train. Subject: Joe Predicate: waited for the train.
  5. 5. ExamplesI looked for Mary and Samantha atthe bus station. Subject: I Predicate: looked
  6. 6. Compound SentencesA compound sentence refers to a sentence made upof two independent clauses (or simple sentences)connected to one another with a coordinatingconjunction, and a comma. (F.A.N.B.O.Y.S) For And Nor But Yet So
  7. 7. Compound Sentences Coordinating conjunctions go with compound sentences!!!!!• FANBOYS are examples of coordinating conjunctions.
  8. 8. ExamplesJoe waited for the train, but the train was late. Subject: Joe Predicate: waited Coordinating Conjunction: , but Second complete thought: the train was late.
  9. 9. ExamplesI looked for Mary and Samantha at the busstation, but they arrived at the station beforenoon and left on the bus before I arrived. Subject: I Predicate: looked Coordinating conjunction: , but Second complete thought: the arrived at the station
  10. 10. Complex Sentences A complex sentence is made up of an simple sentence (independent clause) and one or more dependent clauses connected to it.
  11. 11. Complex Sentences A dependent clause is a group of words that contains a subject but does not express a complete thought. A dependent clause is not a complete sentence it is DEPENDENT on the independent clause.
  12. 12. Examples of DependentClauses because Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station before noon. while he waited at the train station. after they left on the bus.
  13. 13. SubordinatingConjunctions To help remember the most common subordinating conjunctions use the acronym AAAWWUBIS.Subordinating conjunctions go with complexsentences!
  14. 14. AfterAlthoughAsWhenWhileUntilBecauseIfSince
  15. 15. Some extra subordinatingConjunctions are• Before• Where• Even though• Though• Unless• Whereas
  16. 16. ExamplesWhen he handed in his homework, he forgot togive the teacher the last page. AAAWWUBIS: When Dependent Clause: he handed in his homework Independent Clause: he forgot to give the teacher the last page.*Notice that there is a comma used because the subordinatingconjunction a.k.a AAAWWUBIS is at the beginning of thesentence.
  17. 17. ExamplesThe teacher returned the homework after shenoticed the error. AAAWWUBIS: after Independent Clause: The teacher returned the homework Dependent Clause: after she noticed the error. *Notice there is NOT a comma used in the sentence because the subordinating conjunction a.k.a “AAAWWUBIS” is in the middle of the sentence.
  18. 18. Compound ComplexCompound Complex Sentences have twoindependent clauses, and one or moredependent clauses.Basically a compound complex sentence hastwo complete thoughts, and one or more halfsentences.
  19. 19. Examples Although I like to go camping, I havent had the time to go lately, and I havent found anyone to go with. Independent: I havent had the time to go lately Independent :I havent found anyone to go with. Dependent: Although I like to go camping*Notice there is a comma used because the subordinating conjunction is atthe beginning of the sentence.
  20. 20. What type of sentence? How far away is the park from the school and what time do we have to come home?
  21. 21. What type of sentence? How far away is the park from the school and what time do we have to come home?Compound! The word “and” is a coordinatingconjunction, and the sentence has twocomplete thoughts.
  22. 22. What type of sentence? Though the movie was quite long, it was educational.
  23. 23. What type of sentence? Though the movie was quite long, it was educational.Complex! The sentence has only ONEcomplete thought (Independent Clause)and ONE dependent clause.*The subordinating conjunction is at the beginning of the sentence so a comma is needed.
  24. 24. What type of sentence? Jenny hid under the bed while Leon hid in the cabinet.
  25. 25. What type of sentence? Jenny hid under the bed while Leon hid in the cabinet.Compound! This sentence hastwo independent clauses connectedby a coordinating conjunction.
  26. 26. What type of sentence? Consumers buy fewer goods when the prices rise.
  27. 27. What type of sentence? Consumers buy fewer goods when the prices rise.Complex because there is oneindependent clause, and one dependent.
  28. 28. What type of sentence? Because it was expensive, we were unable to buy the necklace.
  29. 29. What type of sentence? Because it was expensive, we were unable to buy the necklace.Complex! There is oneindependent clause, and one dependent.
  30. 30. Game!http://www.quia.com/rr/126726.html

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