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    Choose the best way to combine the two short sentences into a

 compound sentence.

            Remember... A compound sentence
                           has a conjunction.

** Be sure to click on the "x" in the corner of the pop up picture to close it!!   
 

monkey

Missy went to the zoo.  She saw the monkeys.

 

Missy saw monkeys at the zoo.     

Missy went to the zoo, and she saw the monkeys.

 bicycleMaria wanted a new bicycle.  She got a job to earn money.

 

Maria wanted a new bicycle, so she got a job to earn money.     

Maria has a job washing bicycles to earn money.  

turtlePaul caught a turtle.  His mother said he couldn't keep it.

 

Paul's mother said that he couldn't keep the turtle.     

Paul caught a turtle, but his mother said he couldn't keep it.   

 

girl readingSue could watch TV tonight.  She could read a book about Harry Potter.

 

Sue could watch a TV show about Harry Potter.        

Sue could watch TV tonight, or she could read a book about Harry Potter.

 

girl taking testColleen wanted a good grade on the Math test.  She studied last night.


Colleen studied last night for the math test. 

Colleen wanted a good grade on the Math test, so she studied last night. 

 

picnicMonica wanted to go on a picnic.  It started to rain.  

Monica wanted to go on a picnic, but it started to rain.    

Monica went on a picnic in the rain.

       

                                       Good for you.

You remembered to choose the sentence with the conjunction!

 

 

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