English grammar

Module 9, Clauses, Review:

Sentence Types

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English grammar
English grammar

Kinds of Sentences - Purpose

Directions:
Identify each sentence as declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory.
1.
It's cold out here!
declarative / interrogative / imperative / exclamatory
2.
I wish time travel machines really did exist.
declarative / interrogative / imperative / exclamatory
3.
Please pass your father the salt.
declarative / interrogative / imperative / exclamatory
4.
Can you read this writing?
declarative / interrogative / imperative / exclamatory

Simple and Compound Sentences

Directions:
Use the toolbar to identify the subjects and verbs in each sentence. Then identify each sentence as simple or compound. Commas have been left out on purpose.
5.
Liz babysits her brothers on Saturdays and watches her cousins on Wednesdays.
6.
simple / compound
7.
That mansion was built in the 1870s but has been abandoned since the 1960s.
8.
simple / compound
9.
I love chocolate ice cream but I prefer chocolate chip.
10.
simple / compound
11.
The first movie was just like the book but the second one combined two books.
12.
simple / compound

Complex and Compound-Complex Sentences

Directions:
Identify each sentence as complex or compound-complex.
13.
While I count to 100, everyone needs to find a hiding place, and then I'll come looking for you.
complex / compound-complex
14.
Because I'm feeling sluggish, I'm going to walk on the treadmill for a while.
complex / compound-complex
15.
We decided to go to the early movie before you called.
complex / compound-complex
16.
Although the weather is stormy today, tomorrow should be bright and sunny, so we should be able to go biking along the old train tracks.
complex / compound-complex

Classifying Sentences

Directions:
Use the toolbar to identify the independent clauses and the dependent clauses. Then decide if the sentence is simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex.
17.
Scientists found an old medical recipe in a medieval manuscript, and when they tried it, they found that it worked better than modern remedies.
18.
simple / compound / complex / compound-complex
19.
The two trees on either side of my grandfather's driveway have been there for almost a hundred years.
20.
simple / compound / complex / compound-complex
21.
Jeremy's father wants him to become a mechanic and take over the family business, but Jeremy wants to be a professional musician.
22.
simple / compound / complex / compound-complex
23.
The four tiger cubs were hand raised by human keepers so that they would be easier to handle as adult tigers.
24.
simple / compound / complex / compound-complex

Run-on Sentences and Fragments

Directions:
Decide if each sentence is a sentence, a fragment, or a run-on.
25.
I will have to clean out the garage, then I will wash Dad's car and park it in the garage.
sentence / fragment / run-on
26.
Are you really going?
sentence / fragment / run-on
27.
Running quickly through the woods and jumping over downed logs.
sentence / fragment / run-on
28.
The wind picked up it got colder and colder.
sentence / fragment / run-on
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