Compound and Complex Sentences. Tennessee Academic Standards.
Tennessee Academic Education Standards. 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:
Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.L. LANGUAGE STANDARDS
8.L.CSE. Conventions of Standard English
L.CSE.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
8.L.CSE.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
8.L.CSE.1.c. When writing or speaking, produce simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences with effectively-placed modifiers.
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