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Combining Sentences Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 Combining Sentences
Which way is the best way to combine these sentences? We saw a movie during our vacation. The movie was interesting.
  1. We saw a movie during our interesting vacation.
  2. Interesting, we saw a movie during our vacation.
  3. We saw an interesting movie during our vacation.
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which option correctly combines the following two simple sentences to create a compound sentence?

Marisol plays the harp.
She is not very good.
  1. Marisol plays the harp, but she is not very good.
  2. Marisol is not very good at playing the harp.
  3. When she plays the harp, Marisol is not very good.
  4. Although she is not very good, Marisol plays the harp.
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which is the BEST way to combine the following sentences?

Chandra bought the puzzle. She wrapped the puzzle.
  1. Chandra bought the puzzle, and wrapped the puzzle.
  2. Chandra bought and wrapped the puzzle.
  3. Chandra wrapped the puzzle after she bought the puzzle.
  4. Wrapping the puzzle, Chandra bought it.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Choose the correct way to combine each pair of sentences into one compound sentence.

Bob dries the dishes. Mary puts them away.
  1. Bob dries, the dishes but Mary puts them away.
  2. Bob dries the dishes but, Mary puts them away.
  3. Bob dries the dishes, Mary puts them away.
  4. Bob dries the dishes, but Mary puts them away.
Grade 8 Combining Sentences CCSS: L.8.3
My stomach was growling. I drove to Taco Bell to eat. What is the best way to combine these sentences?
  1. I drove to Taco Bell because my stomach was growling.
  2. My stomach was growling so I drove to Taco Bell to eat.
  3. I drove to Taco Bell to eat.
  4. I was growling and I went to Taco Bell.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Combine the sentences.

The boys play ball. The girls play ball.
  1. The boys and girls play ball.
  2. The boys play ball and the girls play ball.
  3. The boys play ball and the girls.
Grade 8 Combining Sentences
The dog hid. The thunderstorm scared him. What is the best way to combine these sentences?
  1. Scared, the dog hid during the thunderstorm.
  2. The dog hid, the thunderstom.
  3. The thunderstorm hid the dog, and scared him.
  4. The dog hid, the thunderstorm.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Combine the sentences correctly.

I met Nancy first. I introduced her to all the kids.
  1. I met Nancy first and introduced her to all the kids.
  2. I met Nancy first and I introduced her to all the kids.
  3. I introduced her to all the kids first.
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which option correctly combines the following two simple sentences to create a compound sentence?

I like cats.
Orange-striped cats are my favorite.
  1. Even though dogs are cute, I like cats and orange-striped cats are my favorite.
  2. I like cats and orange-striped cats are my favorite.
  3. Orange-striped cats are my favorite cats.
  4. I like orange-striped cats.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
Which is the BEST way to combine the following sentences?

Chandra bought the puzzle. She wrapped the puzzle.
  1. Chandra bought the puzzle, and wrapped the puzzle.
  2. Chandra bought and wrapped a puzzle.
  3. Chandra wrapped the puzzle after she bought the puzzle.
  4. Wrapping the puzzle, Chandra bought it.
Grade 8 Combining Sentences
Anastasia tripped over the cord and fell hard. Anastasia was running across the classroom. Which is the best way to combine these sentences?
  1. Anastasia tripped and fell, across the classroom hard.
  2. The classroom cord made Anastasia fall.
  3. Running across the classroom, Anastasia tripped over the cord and fell
  4. Anastasia was crossing the classroom, and fell hard over the cord.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
Which sentence uses the helping verb to combine the sentences below correctly?

I had reached the street. I had glanced into the stores on both sides.
  1. I had reached and glanced into the street and stores on both sides.
  2. I had reached the street and glanced into the stores on both sides.
  3. I had reached the street and I had glanced into the stores on both sides.
  4. I reached the street and glanced into the stores.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What would be the best way to combine these two sentences.

My band teacher taught me how to play three instruments.
My teacher's name is Ms. Godsey.
  1. Ms. Godsey is my band teacher, and, she taught me how to play three instruments.
  2. Ms. Godsey ,who taught me how to play three instruments, is my band teacher.
  3. Ms. Godsey, my band teacher, taught me how to play three instruments.
  4. Ms. Godsey is my band teacher because she taught me how to play three instruments.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Combine the sentences.

My friend likes to play football. My friend enjoys reading.
  1. My friend likes to play football and my friend enjoys reading.
  2. My friend likes to read and enjoys football.
  3. My friend likes to play football and enjoys reading.
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3
Why should you combine sentences?
  1. To make a smoother sentence
  2. To make a more detailed sentence
  3. To keep writing from being choppy
  4. All of the above
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Combine the sentences.

Nancy studied hard. Nancy learned English quickly.
  1. Nancy studied hard and Nancy learned English quickly.
  2. Nancy studied hard and learned English quickly.
  3. Nancy learned English quickly.
Grade 8 Combining Sentences
You need to attend school every day. You will succeed in your learning. Which is the best way to combine these sentences?
  1. Succeed in your learning and attend school.
  2. You will succeed in your learning so attend school every day.
  3. You need to attend school every day.
  4. You will succeed in your learning and you attend school every day.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Combine the sentences correctly.

She smiled at everyone. She made friends easily.
  1. She smiled at everyone and she made friends easily.
  2. She smiled at everyone.
  3. She smiled at everyone and made friends easily.
Grade 3 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1i
Choose the correct way to combine each pair of sentences into one sentence with a compound predicate.

The teacher wrote on the board.
The teacher discussed the notes.
  1. The teacher wrote on the board, and he discussed the notes.
  2. The teacher wrote on the board, discussed the notes.
  3. The teacher wrote on the board and discussed the notes.
  4. The teacher discussed the notes on the board.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
Which is the BEST way to combine the following sentences?

Paint spilled on the floor. Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint.
  1. Kevin spilled paint on the floor; spent the morning cleaning the floor.
  2. Paint spilled on the floor, Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint.
  3. Kevin spilled paint on the floor; spent the morning cleaning up the paint.
  4. Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint on the floor.
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