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Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences
Show your stuff! Can you identify each type of sentence? Let's see what you're made of!
Terms in this set (23)
Contains one main or independent clause.
Contains two or more independent clauses, plus a coordinator (think: FANBOYS)
Contains an independent clause, plus a subordinating conjunction and a subordinate clause
Juan played football while Jane went shopping.
Juan played football, yet Jim went shopping.
Although Mexico has a better team, they lost the tournament.
JAY-Z is the best.
Arkie passed the test because he studied hard, but Josh did not understand the material.
Mrs. Maxey is the principal.
The dog whined.
Even though I prefer Diet Coke, I'll drink Pepsi.
The students are studying because they have a test tomorrow.
Eminem should not rap, nor should he sing.
I watch Real Housewives of New Jersey.
If you skip class, you'll get detention.
While I watched "Biggest Loser," I munched on potato chips.
Richmond is the capital of Virginia and a great town to live in.
Since my trip to Spain last summer, all I can think about is the food.
Since I studied hard, I made a 100 on my test, and my mom was proud.
She studied for her math exam for days, yet she still failed.
Has 2 Independent clauses and 1 subordinate clause
I really hate broccoli, but I want to be healthy so that I can play sports.
The little boy jumped after his brother scared him, and they both laughed.
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