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WIS Anderson 2015 - phrases, clauses, sentences

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a compound sentence is made up of what type(s) of clause?
two independent clauses joined by a , FANBOYS or ; (semi colon)
a complex sentence is made up of what type(s) of clause?
one independent clause and one dependent clause joined by a subordinating conjucntion (AAAWWUBBIS)
compound sentence
2 independent clauses joined by a semi colon or FANBOYS
phrase
a group of words that DO NOT express a complete thought. Has EITHER a subject OR verb, but NOT both.
clause
a group of words that DO express a complete thought. Has BOTH a subject and a verb.
FANBOYS
for and not but or yet so
examples of subordinate conjunctions (AAAWWUBBIS)
since before although because when if after until while
compound-complex sentence
has 2 independent clauses, a FANBOYS or semi colon, an independent clause, a subordinate conjunction
independent clause
has a subject and verb and makes sense by itself. Can stand alone.
"Sally rides the bus home from school everyday."
dependent clause
has a subject and verb, but doesn't make sense by itself. Cannot stand alone.
"When Sally gets home from school."