On Monday and Tuesday, material about simple sentences and compound sentences was presented.
Today, we go to the next step in sentence construction and that is to the complex sentence.
Start by defining the terms.
What is a simple sentence?
What is a compound sentence?
What is a complex sentence?
Look at the following sentences and determine what each is: simple, compound or complex.
“She ran to the store.”
“She ran to the store and bought a loaf of bread.”
“She bought a loaf of bread because she was hungry.”
Determine what specifically distinguishes each sentence from the others.
Read the following sentences and determine what each is: simple, compound or complex. What are your reasons for each choice?
“I came then.”
“I came when you called.”
I saw the car and I loved it.”
Identify the writer of the following wonderful insight.
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
The word for today is “repudiate”.
What part of speech is “repudiate “?
What other parts os speech can be made from “repudiate”?
Define “repudiate” and use it in a sentence.