Beaver Dam Middle School Seventh-Grade Language Arts House Red Simple Sentences The two parts a Simple sentence must have. Subject predicate _____________and_______________. List the two parts a Compound sentence must have. Independent clause Independent clause _____________and_______________. 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? Conjunctions Coordinating _____________________. 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. DEPENDENT CLAUSE CLAUSE INDEPENDENT _____________and _______________ 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 __________________________ Because the bridge wasn't properly Dependent Clause maintained by the government, it fell Dependent Clause Independent down. clause Although he ate a really big dinner, Dependent Clause now he wants to eat cake for dessert. Independent Clause Whenever they eat at this restaurant, Dependent Clause they order a hamburger and fries. Independent Clause He'll be able to maintain a healthy Independent Clause weight if he keeps exercising. Independent Clause Dependent Clause Because the world is getting warmer, Dependent Clause polar bears are in danger of Independent Clause becoming extinct. Independent Clause Compound/Complex Sentences 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 Independent Clause Independent Clause very far away from here. 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 Dependent Clause ice-cream. Independent Clause I want ice-cream because the spring Independent Clause Dependent Clause weather reminds me of summertime icecream adventures.