Good morning! Today we will: 1. Take notes on Complex and compoundcomplex sentences. 2. Discuss questions 6, 7, and 8 from yesterday 3. Read Act 1 Scene 2 4. Do questions in groups and discuss them 5. Read Act 1 Scene 3 Complex Sentence The Rules A complex sentence consists of an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses. Using a subordinating conjunction (because, although, if, etc.) creates a dependent clause. Using a relative pronoun (who, whom, that, or which) creates a dependent clause. – I would really love my English class if we didn’t have to do so much writing. Complex Sentences These also consist of more than one clause: a dependent and an independent. The key is to find the subordinating conjunction in the sentence which is either at the beginning with a comma in the middle of the sentence before the independent clause, or in the middle with no comma and an independent clause at the beginning of the complex sentence. Subordinating Conjunctions After, although, as, as far as, as if, as long as, as soon as, as though Because, before, besides Even though, even if, ever since If, in order that Since, so that Than, that, though Unless, upon, until When, whenever, where, wherever, whether, while ABE IS TUW Compound-Complex Sentence Compound-Complex Sentence This type of sentence has more than one part that can stand alone, and at least one that cannot. Conjunctions link the parts of this sentence. different Exercises Say if the following sentences are: Simple, compound, complex or compound-complex. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The bell rang. Bridget ran the first part of the race, and Tara biked the second part. He stands at the bottom of the cliff while the climber moves up the rock. The skier turned and jumped. Naoki passed the test because he studied hard and understood the material. Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Simple Compound Complex Simple Compound-complex 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Because Kayla has so much climbing experience , we asked her to lead our group. You and I need piano lessons. I planned to go to the hockey game, but I couldn’t get tickets. Dorothy likes white water rafting, but she also enjoys kayaking. There are many problems to solve before this program can be used, but engineers believe that they will be able to solve them soon. Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Complex Simple Compound Compound Compound-complex What kind of sentence is below? Ever since I started the 7th grade at Granite Oaks Middle School, I have changed so much as a person. Answer It is a Complex sentence because “ever since” serves as a subordinating conjunction that connects the introductory dependent clause to the independent clause. What kind of sentence is below? I like pizza, chicken wings, and cheerleaders very much! Answer It is a Simple sentence because even though it has the coordinating conjunction “and” in it, there is not a complete sentence after the word “and.” What kind of sentence is below? I don’t know why people sometimes run into poles, but those who do so are really embarrassed. Answer It is a Compound sentence because the coordinating conjunction “but” connects two independent clauses. What kind of sentence is below? I would love to give everyone an A for all their work; however, it would take everyone to do all of their work and their best work. Answer It is a compound sentence because the semicolon “;” connects the two independent clauses. What kind of sentence is below? I especially like Mr. Victor’s class after we get to leave his room. Answer It is a Complex sentence because the subordinating conjunction in the middle of the sentence “after” joins the dependent clause with the introductory independent clause. What kind of sentence is below? I would like to play football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, or just about any other sport as well. Answer It is a Simple sentence because even though it has commas in it, the items are just a list. Plus, even though it has a FANBOYS in it, what follows the “or” is not a complete sentence.