To know that a sentence with a subject and a verb is called a ‘simple’ sentence.
To know that when two simple sentences are joined together with one of these conjunctions ‘ for, ‘and’, ‘ but’, ‘or’, ‘ yet’ or ‘so’ it is called a compound sentence.
What is a conjunction?
(usually small words that join parts of a sentence together)
Find some examples of sentences with conjunctions from your reading book.
Let’s revise how to identify a sentence.
It must make sense, start with a capital letter, contain a verb and a subject, end with full stop (statement), question mark (question), or an exclamation mark ( exclamation).
What do we call a group of words that make sense but do not have a verb or subject phrase
Look at these and decide what they are
Look at these sentences.
I went to my friend’s house. We played games.
How could we make this sound better?
Join together using a conjunction.What else do we need to do?
Now you have a compound sentence.
Write the sentence into your book. Underline the conjunction in purple.
What are the verbs? went and played
Look at this sentence
We went home and played games.