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Name: ________________________________________Date: ___________ Name: _______________________________________ Date: ___________

Class: ________________________________ Class: ________________________________


I. Directions: Underline the independent clause once, I. Directions: Underline the independent clause once,
and underline the dependent clause twice. Circle the and underline the dependent clause twice. Circle the
letter below each sentence which correctly identifies letter below each sentence which correctly identifies
the sentence structure. the sentence structure.

S: simple C: compound S: simple C: compound


CX: complex CCX: compound complex CX: complex CCX: compound complex

1. Anna plays defense, and Amber plays offense. 1. Anna plays defense, and Amber plays offense.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
2. Anna plays defense, yet Amber, who is a good shooter, 2. Anna plays defense, yet Amber, who is a good shooter,
plays offense. plays offense.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
3. The kitty pounced over the fence, and she landed on a 3. The kitty pounced over the fence, and she landed on a
bald guy’s head. bald guy’s head.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
4. When the kitty pounced over the fence, she landed on 4. When the kitty pounced over the fence, she landed on
a bald guy’s head, so he squealed like a little girl. a bald guy’s head, so he squealed like a little girl.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
5. I liked the cheese. 5. I liked the cheese.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
6. I liked the cheese, yet ham tastes better. 6. I liked the cheese, yet ham tastes better.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
7. Hannah fell down when Kellie pushed her. 7. Hannah fell down when Kellie pushed her.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
8. Hannah fell down when Kellie pushed her, but she 8. Hannah fell down when Kellie pushed her, but she
wasn’t hurt. wasn’t hurt.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
9. I ate my peas so that I could eat my dessert. 9. I ate my peas so that I could eat my dessert.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
10. I ate my peas, yet I could not eat my dessert, so I ate 10. I ate my peas, yet I could not eat my dessert, so I ate
it later. it later.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
11. Billy went to the store, and he bought a ham 11. Billy went to the store, and he bought a ham
sandwich. sandwich.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
12. Billy went to the store, and he bought a ham 12. Billy went to the store, and he bought a ham
sandwich that was moldy. sandwich that was moldy.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
13. While my dad ate country ham, I ate country steak. 13. While my dad ate country ham, I ate country steak.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
14. I ate country steak, yet I also ate sausage balls which 14. I ate country steak, yet I also ate sausage balls which
were filled with cheese. were filled with cheese.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
15. I hope that you will study for your test on Friday. 15. I hope that you will study for your test on Friday.
S C CX CCX S C CX CCX
II.DIRECTIONS: Follow the given instructions to write II.DIRECTIONS: Follow the given instructions to write
ten sentences of your own. ten sentences of your own.
1. Write a simple sentence about a story you have read 1. Write a simple sentence about a story you have read
2. Write a compound sentence about dancing 2. Write a compound sentence about dancing
3. Write a complex sentence about the storm. 3. Write a complex sentence about the storm.
4. Write a compound complex sentence about Bagani. 4. Write a compound complex sentence about Bagani.
5. Write a simple sentence about computers. 5. Write a simple sentence about computers.
6. Write a compound sentence about dogs. 6. Write a compound sentence about dogs.
7. Write a complex sentence about cats. 7. Write a complex sentence about cats.
8. Write a compound complex sentence about your 8. Write a compound complex sentence about your
school school
9. Write a simple sentence about your favorite subject. 9. Write a simple sentence about your favorite subject.
10. Write a compound complex sentence about the place 10. Write a compound complex sentence about the place
you live. you live.