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SENTENCE TYPES BY CLAUSES. Simple Sentence. A simple sentence has one independent clause . Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme. Compound Sentence. A compound sentence contains two independent clauses. Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme, and he exploded.

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SENTENCE TYPES BY CLAUSES

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SENTENCE TYPES BY CLAUSES


Simple Sentence

A simple sentence has one independent clause.

Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme.


Compound Sentence

A compound sentence contains two independent clauses.

Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme, and he exploded.


Complex Sentence

A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one dependent clause.

Because he was hungry, Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme.


Compound-Complex Sentence

A compound-complex sentence contains two independent clauses and one dependent clause.

Because he was hungry, Mr. Roshto ate all the donuts at Krispy Kreme, and he exploded.


Let’s review …

Simple sentence

1 independent clause

Compound sentence

2 independent clauses

Complex sentence

1 independent clause, 1 dependent clause

Compound-complex sentence

2 independent clauses, 1 dependent clause


Look at the following sentences and decide which type of sentence each is.


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My momma doesn’t know your mama.


Study for your quiz.


Look; listen.


If you don’t succeed, try, try again.


Mr. Perry was very happy when the basketball team won the game.


When you study for your test, study your review guide; the test is similar to the review guide.


You have to do what your momma says.


We are out of school for Spring Break, and we are out of school for Memorial Day in May.


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After the girl got sick, she called her mom, and her mom drove her home.


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Harpool is the home of the Longhorns, but Navo is the home of the Panthers.


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