Other Kinds of Sentences
At the beginning of this chapter, you learned that a simple sentence is one complete thought and has a subject (or subjects) and a verb (or verbs). Now you will learn other types of sentences and how to write them.
A compound sentence is like a compound word. A compound word is two separate words that are put together to make one.
cross + walk = crosswalk
A compound sentence is like that. It takes two or more complete sentences and puts them together. Remember, you have to use a comma before a connecting word like "and", "but" or "or" if you're making a compound sentence.
The grass is green. + The flowers are beautiful. =
The grass is green and the flowers are beautiful.
A complex sentence has a simple sentence and an idea or ideas that won't
Review Sentence Types
Justin went to Vancouver.
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