Name: Class: GRAMMAR
Sentence Structure PracticeDue Day 1, Week of September 61. For each of the sentences below:
Underline the Independent Clauses in Color 1
Underline the Dependent Clauses in Color 2
Circle the subordinating conjunctions in Color 3
Circle the coordinating conjunctions (& their commas) in Color 4
Label the sentence as simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex
If at first you don’t succeed, get up and try again. ________________
The saltiness of the butter complements the sweetness of the bread roll. ___________________ 3.
You’ve never really lived until you’ve had a great peanut butter and jelly sandwich. ___________________ 4.
It takes about half a gallon of water to cook spaghetti, and it takes another gallon toclean the pot. ____________________ 5.
Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7
of your life. _________________ 6.
While Tom reads novels, Jack reads comics, but Sam only reads magazines. _______________________ 7.
Laura forgot her friend’s birthday, so she sent her a card when she finally remembered. ______________________ 8.
Two wrongs are only the beginning. ____________________ 9.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is still plagiarism. _________________________
2. Combine the two independent clauses below into a compound sentence, a complex sentence,and a compound-complex sentences.
Add punctuation, coordinating conjunctions, and subordinating conjunctions as necessary.
Underline the parts of your sentences with the colors from activity (1)above.
The team captain jumped for joy. The fans cheered.Compound: