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					  Simple Sentences
Compound Sentences
 Complex Sentences
Compound-Complex
     Sentences
         Simple sentences
Jill is going to the store later.

There are three cars in the driveway.

My favorite band is Linkin’ Park.

The very tired toddler slept.
       Compound sentences
  Two simple sentences, or independent
  clauses, connected with a conjunction.

Paul is going to the store. Paul is
 buying a new television.

Paul is going to the store, and he’s buying
 a new television.
        Compound sentences
   Two simple sentences, or independent
  clauses, connected with a conjunction..

Carrie is going to school. Her sister is
 staying home.

Carrie is going to school, but her sister is
 staying home.
      Compound sentences
 Two simple sentences, or independent
 clauses, connected with a conjunction.

Yolanda studied her science notes.
 Yolanda did well on the test

Yolanda studied her science notes, so she
 did well on the test.
    Complex sentences . . .
 are made up of an independent clause
   (simple sentence) and a dependent
clause (a sentence fragment that cannot
            stand on its own).
 Because the window was open,
  dependent clause
 a bird flew in the house.
   independent clause
    Complex sentences . . .
 are made up of an independent clause
   (simple sentence) and a dependent
clause (a sentence fragment that cannot
            stand on its own).
 The science teacher got very angry
  independent clause
 when the student misbehaved.
   dependent clause
Compound-Complex sentences
are made up of 2 independent clauses
 (simple sentences) and 1 dependent
     clause (a sentence fragment).

Amy was mad, but Bob was happy
independent clause independent clause
when it snowed Saturday.
 dependent clause
Compound-Complex sentences
 are made up of 2 independent clauses
  (simple sentences) and 1 dependent
      clause (a sentence fragment).

As the movie played, I ate popcorn,
dependent clause independent clause
and my sister snacked on M&Ms
  independent clause
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex
Even though the weather
 was bad, we enjoyed the
          party.

   Complex Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex
Many of my friends ride
 the school bus every
         day.

    Simple Sentence
 Simple, Compound, Complex, or
      Compound-Complex

The green beans are cold,
 but the ice cream is hot.

   Compound Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

After we ate, Maria and I
      rode our bikes.

   Complex Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

 Kari was sick, so she
 couldn’t go to school.

  Compound Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

 Because she was tired,
   Kiki laid down on the
floor, and she fell asleep.
   Compound-Complex
       Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

  The ceiling fan in my
living room is very loud.

    Simple Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

Mom was watering the
 garden since it didn’t
      rain today.
   Complex Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

I was bored, so I went to
   Sam’s house since he
       lives close.
   Compound-Complex
       Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

 Where does the cute,
little, fluffy bunny live?

    Simple Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

Our shopping cart was full,
 but we still needed milk
   since Dad drank it all.
   Compound-Complex
       Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

Bryce was going to wash
 the car, or he was going
    to mow the lawn.
   Compound Sentence
 Simple, Compound, Complex, or
      Compound-Complex

Seven tiny little ants were
  slowly walking across
   my kitchen counter.
     Simple Sentence
Simple, Compound, Complex, or
     Compound-Complex

Before I can come over, I
 have to clean my room.

    Complex Sentence

				
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