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Sentence Structure. Compound Sentences. Forming Compound Sentences. Independent Clause COMMA COORDINATING CONJUNCTION Independent clause I went to the store today , and I purchased some Moose Tracks ice cream. Forming Compound Sentences. Independent Clause SEMICOLON Independent clause

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Sentence structure

Sentence Structure

Compound Sentences


Forming compound sentences
Forming Compound Sentences

  • Independent Clause

  • COMMA

  • COORDINATING CONJUNCTION

  • Independent clause

  • I went to the store today, and I purchased

    some Moose Tracks ice cream.


Forming compound sentences1
Forming Compound Sentences

  • Independent Clause

  • SEMICOLON

  • Independent clause

  • I left my umbrella next to the front door; it

    stormed all day long.


Forming compound sentences2
Forming Compound Sentences

  • Independent Clause

  • SEMI COLON

  • CONJUNCTIVE ADVERB

  • COMMA

  • Independent clause

  • My favorite candy is Sour Patch Kids; unfortunately, they are very bad for my health.


Examples of conjunctive adverbs
Examples of Conjunctive Adverbs

howeverindeedinsteadlikewisemeanwhilemoreoverneverthelessnext

nonethelessotherwisesimilarlystillsubsequentlythenthereforethus

accordinglyalsobesidesconsequentlyconverselyfinallyfurthermorehence


Let s practice
Let’s Practice!

  • My dog ate my lesson plans but my students will not

    believe me.

  • I dropped my iPhone in the pool therefore Apple did not replace it.

  • We are off from school next Tuesday for Election Day therefore we all get to sleep late.


  • IND +COMMA + CONJUNCTION+ IND

  • IND +SEMICOLON + IND

  • IND + SEMICOLON + CONJUNCTIVEADVERB + COMMA + IND


Let s practice1
Let’s Practice!

  • Many people love the phrase YOLO it is

    obnoxious to me.

  • My dog Tibbs ran through the electric fence

    consequently it took hours to find her.


Let s practice2
Let’s Practice

  • I enjoy McDonald’s McFlurries and Frappuccino's from

    Starbucks.

  • Dr. Wiseman loves gum nevertheless she doesn’t

    chew it in school.

  • Tom enjoys music so he sings and dances in the car.


Let s practice3
Let’s Practice

  • Would you prefer a ticket or extra points on

    your assignment?

  • There is no school next Tuesday therefore we have to work even harder this week.


Say it
Say it!

  • IND +COMMA + CONJUNCTION+ IND

  • IND +SEMICOLON + IND

  • IND + SEMICOLON + CONJUNCTIVEADVERB + COMMA + IND


Complete this on a separate piece of paper if you can t write small on the lines below
Complete this on a separate piece of paper if you can’t write small on the lines below.

  • Create a sentence using a coordinating conjunction.

  • FOR ___________________________________

  • AND ___________________________________

  • NOR ___________________________________

  • BUT ____________________________________

  • OR _____________________________________

  • YET _____________________________________

  • SO _____________________________________


Say it1
Say it! write small on the lines below.

  • IND +COMMA + CONJUNCTION+ IND

  • IND +SEMICOLON + IND

  • IND + SEMICOLON + CONJUNCTIVEADVERB + COMMA + IND


Use your creativity
Use your creativity. write small on the lines below.

  • Create two sentences using a semicolons.

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________________________


Look at the list of conjunctive adverbs that follows and use your creativity
Look at the list of conjunctive adverbs that follows and use your creativity.

  • Create a sentence using a conjunctive adverb.

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Examples of conjunctive adverbs1
Examples of Conjunctive Adverbs your creativity

howeverindeedinsteadlikewisemeanwhilemoreoverneverthelessnext

nonethelessotherwisesimilarlystillsubsequentlythenthereforethus

accordinglyalsobesidesconsequentlyconverselyfinallyfurthermorehence


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