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Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences Worksheet Pack

PDF | 11 pages|Grades: 2 - 4

A set of 6 worksheets teaching the concept of simple, compound and complex sentences. 

This worksheet pack includes:

  • What is a Sentence? worksheet – students create meaningful sentences by matching the sentence beginnings with a sentence ending.
  • Simple Sentences worksheet – students underline the subject and verb in simple sentences and complete a cloze activity.
  • Compound Sentences worksheet – students choose which conjunction works best to join simple sentences.
  • Complex Sentences worksheet – students choose which conjunction works best to join clauses together to make a complex sentence. Students also highlight the independent clause in complex sentences.
  • Sorting Sentences – Students sort simple, compound and complex sentences into their correct categories.

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  • Fixed an error in Sorting Sentences activity on page 5. 'I like bananas and grapes.' changed to 'I like bananas and I like grapes.'

    Fix by Tom (Teach Starter) Sep 24th, 2020

  • Spelling mistake on page 2 fixed: 'simiple' changed to 'simple'

    Fix by Tom (Teach Starter) May 1st, 2020

  • Re-worded two sentences in the compound sentences worksheet to avoid any confusion.

    Change by Holly (Teach Starter) Jan 14th, 2018

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