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Common Core Standard L.7.3 Questions

Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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Grade 7 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, L.7.1, L.7.3
The two independent clauses in a compound sentence are connected by...
  1. a transition word
  2. a verb
  3. a conjunction
  4. a common denominator
Grade 7 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, L.7.1, L.7.1b, L.7.3
Why should you use compound sentences?
  1. to connect ideas
  2. to add detail
  3. to contrast information
  4. all of the above
Grade 7 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.7.3
Which sentence is not a complete thought?
  1. The largest immigrant groups came from Europe.
  2. Many immigrants passed through Ellis Island in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  3. Each group brought their culture to America.
  4. Living in ghettos, ethnic communities with other people that spoke their language.
Grade 7 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.7.3
A compound sentence has                        .
  1. one dependent clause
  2. one independent clause
  3. two dependent clauses
  4. two independent clauses
Grade 7 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, L.7.1, L.7.1b, L.7.3
Why should you use complex sentences?
  1. to add more detail
  2. to make a point
  3. to combine two sentences
  4. none of the above
Grade 7 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, L.7.1, L.7.1b, L.7.3
Why should compound-complex sentences be used sparingly?
  1. They take too long to write
  2. They can become wordy and confusing
  3. They sound funny
  4. They should not be used sparingly

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