Compound and Complex Sentences. Have you ever put together two sentences in your writing to make a paragraph sound better? A. YES B. NO.

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<ul><li><p>Compound and Complex Sentences</p></li><li><p>Have you ever put together two sentences in your writing to make a paragraph sound better?</p><p>A. YES</p><p>B. NO</p></li><li><p>Lets Test Your KnowledgeI want you to create a concept map using Inspiration to tell me what you know about compound and complex sentences. </p></li><li><p>Thats Ok!I want you to tell me what you think compound and complex sentences are using a concept map with Inspiration. </p></li><li><p>An Easy Example of a Concept MapA concept map is used to take an idea and organize your thoughts around that particular subject. </p></li><li><p>GO and make your CONCEPT MAP!!!!!!</p></li><li><p>Introduction to Compound Sentences</p></li><li><p>Post Concept MapNow that youve watched the video add what youve learned to your concept map</p></li><li><p>My Concept Map</p></li><li><p>COMPOUND SENTENCEAcompound sentencecontains more than oneindependent clause(IC). INDEPENDENT CLAUSETwo important patterns for constructing compound sentences: IC,conjunctionIC. Or IC;IC. </p></li><li><p>Independent Clause (IC)Anindependent clauseis a meaningful group of words that contains both asubjectand averb. An independent clause can stand alone as a simple sentence.EX. I eat bananas. Eat bananas. </p></li><li><p>IC1: I love to eat.IC2: It makes me fat. These two sentences could stand on their own, but to make your writing flow you could combine them using a conjunction.I love to eat, and it makes me fat. IC, conjunction IC.</p></li><li><p>IC1: We went swimming.IC2: We had so much fun.Sometimes you dont want to use a conjunction. There is always the option of a semi-colon. We went swimming; we had so much fun. IC; IC.</p></li><li><p>COMPLEX SENTENCEcontains oneindependent clause(IC) and at least onedependent clause(DC).There are many exceptions, but these two patterns will help you punctuatemostcomplex sentences: </p></li><li><p>Dependent Clause (DC)Adependent clause is a meaningful group of words that contains both asubjectand averbA dependent clause (DC) can NOT stand alone as a sentence EX. After I eat bananas I eat bananas.</p></li><li><p>IC: I went on Facebook.DC: After I got home from practiceIf the IC comes before the DC, you do not need a comma. I went on Facebook after I got home from practice. IC DC.</p></li><li><p>IC: I went on Facebook.DC: After I got home from practiceIf the DC comes before the IC, you need a comma after the DC.After I got home from practice, I went on Facebook. DC, IC.</p></li><li><p>Some PracticeIdentify these sentences as complex or compound.If the sentence is compound, identify the independent clauses.If the sentence is complex, identify the independent clause and the dependent clause. TURN IN YOUR PAPER WHEN YOU FINISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!</p></li><li><p>EXAMPLESAftertheyfinishedstudying,KaylaandMarissawentto the movies.Itriedto speak Spanish, andmyfriendtriedto speak English.Thestudentsare studyingbecausetheyhavea test tomorrow.Whenhehandedin his homework,heforgotto give the teacher the last page.We went ice skating, but they went bowling.TianaandHakeemwentto the moviesaftertheyfinished studying.Theteacherreturnedthe homeworkaftershenoticedthe error.Alejandroplayedfootball, andMariawentshopping.</p></li><li><p>ANSWERSAftertheyfinishedstudying,KaylaandMarissawentto the movies.Itriedto speak Spanish, andmyfriendtriedto speak English.Thestudentsare studyingbecausetheyhavea test tomorrow.Whenhehandedin his homework,heforgotto give the teacher the last page.We went ice skating, but they went bowling.TianaandHakeemwentto the moviesaftertheyfinished studying.Theteacherreturnedthe homeworkaftershenoticedthe error.Alejandroplayedfootball, andMariawentshopping.1. Complex Sentence2. Compound Sentence3. Complex Sentence4. Complex Sentence5. Compound Sentence6. Complex Sentence7. Complex Sentence8. Compound Sentence</p><p>Independent ClauseDependent Clause</p></li></ul>

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