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Identifying Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences

Welcome to yet another great set of pdf worksheets on simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences, where we explain sentence types based on structure or the number of clauses. Whether it's elucidating the components of each sentence type, explicating them with a host of examples, or testing children's learning progress with exciting exercises, these printable worksheets have it all delivered, and are sure to morph children's sentence-learning into a whole different genre.

Sentences Chart

Sentences Chart

Provide children with the privilege of experiencing sentence types firsthand with this simple, complex and compound sentences chart. The definitions and examples offer great insight into the topic.

Completing Simple Sentences

Completing Simple Sentences

A simple sentence is an independent clause formed with a subject and predicate, and it has no other clauses. In this pdf worksheet, students complete each simple sentence with a subject or predicate.

Compound Sentences with "and"

Compound Sentences with 'and'

Compound sentences are a little longer than simple sentences, but they're no hard nuts to crack. Here, children combine two simple sentences using "and", and make compound sentences.

Simple vs Compound Sentences

Simple vs Compound Sentences

A simple sentence doesn't necessarily be a short one. Enjoy the party as the young champions separate simple sentences from compound sentences. Their insight helps them land safe ashore!

Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions are pivotal to framing compound sentences from two simple sentences. In this exercise, children piece together two simple sentences and frame compound sentences.

Compound Sentences

Compound Sentences

Hone your skills in converting two simple sentences into a single compound sentence using an appropriate coordinating conjunction with this compound sentences worksheet.

Complex Sentences

Complex Sentences

The truth is there's nothing really complex about complex sentences. In this pdf worksheet, children surprise you by adding a dependent clause to each simple sentence and writing a complex sentence.

Subordinating Conjunctions

Subordinating Conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions like "if" and "although" are crucial to writing complex sentences. Let the young learners flash their caliber by rewriting these simple sentences as complex sentences.

Compound to Complex Sentences

Compound to Complex Sentences

It's not an uphill task to transform a compound sentence into a complex sentence. Simply convert one of the independent clauses into a dependent clause, and that's all. Here's more practice.

Simple Compound Complex | MCQ

Simple Compound Complex | MCQ

The entire euphoria surrounding sentence types is at play in this printable exercise. Children read sentences, and taking cue from their learning, decide if these are simple, complex or compound sentences.

Identifying the Types

Identifying the Types

Identifying a sentence based on its clauses is an exquisite art. Here, young sentence-masters learn to differentiate between simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences.