Grammar Week 21
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Another name for independent clause
Independent clause/one-house sentence
Composed of 1 subject and 1 predicate.
Subject can be simple or compound.
Predicate can be simple or compound.
-Ex) Austin + shot baskets = Austin shot baskets.
-Ex) Austin and Kip + shot baskets and practiced lay ups = Austin and Kip shot baskets and practiced lay ups.
Another name for compound sentence
duplex house sentence
Compound sentence/duplex house sentence
Two complete sentences connected by a coordinating conjunction.
-Ex) Meg has a trampoline + She invited me to try it.
= Meg has a trampoline, and she invited me to try it.
The Period Test
1. Remove the coordinating conjunction from the sentence by covering it up with your finger.
2. Replace it with a period.
3. If the words on BOTH sides of the period are complete sentences, then you have a compound sentence.
4. If you have a compound sentence, leave the conjunction in place and add a comma before it.