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  • Types Of SentencesTypes Of Sentences By; Kennedy FlemingBy; Kennedy Fleming Language Arts/ 5Language Arts/ 5thth Due October 8,2013Due October 8,2013
  • Simple SentencesSimple Sentences  Simple Sentences areSimple Sentences are a sentencea sentence consisting of only one clause, with a singleconsisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate.subject and predicate.  Simple Sentences has one independentSimple Sentences has one independent clause and no dependent clause.clause and no dependent clause.  Example: The boy looked around theExample: The boy looked around the room.room.  Example: The grass was greener on theExample: The grass was greener on the
  • Simple Sentences Con’tSimple Sentences Con’t These pictures are an example of Simple Sentences.
  • Compound SentencesCompound Sentences  A Compund Sentence is a sentence withA Compund Sentence is a sentence with more than one subject or predicatemore than one subject or predicate ..  Compund SentencesCompund Sentences do not havedo not have subordinate clauses.subordinate clauses.  Example:Example: The weather is turningThe weather is turning , and, and leaves are falling from the trees.leaves are falling from the trees.  Example :Example :The Girl Was Hungry,The Girl Was Hungry, soso sheshe ate some yogurt.ate some yogurt.
  • Compound SentencesCompound Sentences Con’tCon’t An Picture of a Compound
  • Complex SentencesComplex Sentences  A Complex sentence isA Complex sentence is a sentencea sentence containing a subordinate clause or clausescontaining a subordinate clause or clauses  Example:Example: Even though he thought it wouldEven though he thought it would never happen in Flordianever happen in Flordia ,, Kevin wished for aKevin wished for a snow daysnow day..
  • Complex SentencesComplex Sentences Con’tCon’t This chart helps you identify your complex sentences.
  • Compound- Complex SentencesCompound- Complex Sentences  A compound – complex sentence has two orA compound – complex sentence has two or more independent clauses plus at least onemore independent clauses plus at least one dependent clause.dependent clause.  Example: Fedreico would not look away fromExample: Fedreico would not look away from the television, but he continued to reach for athe television, but he continued to reach for a cookie from the glass jar that was on the edge ofcookie from the glass jar that was on the edge of the counter.the counter.
  • Compound – Complex SentencesCompound – Complex Sentences Con’tCon’t These are examples of compound- complex sentences.
  • Compound – Complex SentencesCompound – Complex Sentences Con’tCon’t These are examples of compound- complex sentences.