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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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.
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