Compound and Complex Sentences
New York State Learning Education Standards and Core Curriculum. Two or more sentences joined together are known as a compound sentence. The simple sentences in a compound sentence can be joined together with a comma and a conjunction, or with a semicolon. A complex sentence has one independent clause and one or more subordinate clauses. A subordinate clause does not express a complete thought. Subordinate clauses are either adjective clauses or adverb clauses. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.8L. 8th Grade Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
8L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Core Conventions Skills for Grades 6→8:
8L1.6. Use simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.
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