BeaverDamMiddleSchool Seventh-Grade Language Arts House Red Sentence types:Simple, compound, and complex
Simple Sentences • The two parts a Simple sentence must have. • _____________and_______________. • List the two parts a Compound sentence must have. • _____________and_______________. Subject predicate Independent clause Independent clause An INDEPENDENT clause is strong and can stand on its own.
Is this a sentence? • The barn cat. • Jumping through the hoops. • Wait! • The basketball hoop and the lawnmower.
Is this a sentence? • Do you know what is inside a corndog? • REMEMBER: make a question into a statement. • You do know what is inside a corndog. • Max ate.
Is this a sentence? • A bunny under the deck in the front yard. • The horse jumped and galloped away. • Over Spring Break, lots of fun.
Compound Sentences • Just like an Oreo Cookie, a compound Sentence has two of the same types of shells/cookies with something in the middle that keeps them together. • The INDEPENDENT Clauses are the outer cookies, and the FANBOYS are in the yummy middle keeping the clauses together.
Compound Sentences • What kind of conjunctions are in Compound sentences? • _____________________. Coordinating Conjunctions
Compound Sentences • My husband was working, so I went shopping. • I like chocolate ice cream, but my friend likes strawberry. • I am on a diet, yet I really want some Flaming Hot Cheetos. • He did not take the money, for it was not the right thing to do.
Complex Sentences • List the two parts a COMPLEX sentence must have. • _____________and _______________ DEPENDENT CLAUSE INDEPENDENT CLAUSE Dependent Clause Independent Clause REMEMBER!!!!! A DEPENDENT CLAUSE CANNOT stand on its own. It needs a INDEPENDENT CLAUSE. Just like a child is dependent on his/her independent parent
Complex Sentences • What kind of conjunctions are in a Complex Sentence? • SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS • Review your list of Subordinating conjunctions.
Can you do it? • Make this into a compound sentence: • Lunch is delicious • Now make it into a complex sentence. • Can you make it into a Compound/Complex sentence?
COMPLEX SENTENCES • What kind of conjunctions are in COMPLEX sentences? • __________________________ SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTOINS
Subordinating Conjunction • Because the bridge wasn't properly maintained by the government, it fell down. Dependent Clause Dependent Clause Independent clause
Subordinating Conjunction • Although he ate a really big dinner, now he wants to eat cake for dessert. Dependent Clause Independent Clause
Subordinating Conjunction • Whenever they eat at this restaurant, they order a hamburger and fries. Dependent Clause Independent Clause
He'll be able to maintain a healthy weight if he keeps exercising. Independent Clause Independent Clause Dependent Clause Subordinating Conjunction
Subordinating Conjunction • Because the world is getting warmer, polar bears are in danger of becoming extinct. Dependent Clause Independent Clause Independent Clause
What kind of Sentences are These? • When I go to Florida, I can’t wait to eat grouper sandwiches. • Emma is the girl who is going to Hawaii over Spring Break. • The town where I moved from is Hayward, Wisconsin. • I plan on cleaning my house over Spring Break, and I want to have some friends over. • Many students like to use my laser pointer and hide it from me.
Make Compound Sentences out of this Sentence. • I want ice-cream. • Make that sentence above a COMPOUND sentence in two different ways. First, add something to the beginning. Second, add something to the end.
Make Compound Sentences out of this Sentence. • It’s hot outside, so I want ice-cream. • I want ice-cream, and Blue Boy is not very far away from here. Independent Clause Independent Clause Independent Clause Independent Clause Continuing the Independent Clause
Make a COMPLEX sentence out of this sentence. • I want ice-cream. • Make the sentence above in to a COMPLEX sentence in two different ways. • First, add something to the beginning. Second, add something to the end.
Write a COMPLEX sentence. • I want ice-cream. • Even though I’m on a strict diet, I want ice-cream. • I want ice-cream because the spring weather reminds me of summertime ice-cream adventures. Dependent Clause Independent Clause Independent Clause Dependent Clause