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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 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 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
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.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
Choose the best conjunction to use to combine the two sentences.

Mom was going to pay her bills. She couldn't find her checkbook.
  1. so
  2. but
  3. yet
  4. and
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

Danny entered the marathon. Danny won the marathon.
  1. Whether Danny entered the marathon or not, he won.
  2. Danny not only entered the marathon, but also won the marathon.
  3. When Danny entered the marathon, he won.
  4. By entering the marathon, Danny won the marathon.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the BEST way to combine these sentences?


Vito has four marbles. There are two red ones. There are two green ones.
  1. Vito has four marbles; two red ones, and two green ones.
  2. Vito has four marbles: two red ones and two green ones.
  3. Vito has four marbles, two red ones, and two green ones.
  4. Vito has marbles: two red ones; and two green ones.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

My dog jumped on the bed. She woke me up when she licked my face.
  1. Although my dog jumped on the bed, she woke me up when she licked my face.
  2. Since the dog licked my face on the bed, she woke me up.
  3. The dog woke me up, then she jumped on the bed.
  4. After my dog jumped on the bed, she woke me up when she licked my face.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

The girls wore mittens. It was cold.
  1. It was cold, the girls also wore mittens.
  2. The girls wore mittens, so it was cold.
  3. The girls wore mittens that were cold.
  4. The girls wore mittens because it was cold.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

All of the animals at the zoo are interesting. My favorite is one of the elephants. His name is Bozo.
  1. Of all the interesting animals at the zoo, I like Bozo the best, so he is an elephant.
  2. I like all of the animals at the zoo, especially any elephants who are named Bozo.
  3. Although all of the animals at the zoo are interesting, I like the elephant named Bozo the best.
  4. Of all the interesting animals at the zoo, I only like the elephants and my favorite is Bozo.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

Every evening, the horned owl wakes Samantha. The squabbling cats wake Samantha with their racket, too.
  1. Every evening, neither the horned owl or the squabbling cats wake Samantha with their racket.
  2. Every evening, whether the horned owl but the squabbling cats wake Samantha with their racket.
  3. Every evening, either the horned owl or the squabbling cats wake Samantha with their racket.
  4. Every evening, not only the horned owl nor the squabbling cats wake Samantha with their racket.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1, L.5.1b
Read the following sentences.
(1) My family meets for a picnic every summer.
(2) The picnic is a custom that started many years age.
Which sentence that combines the two ideas uses the present perfect tense?
  1. My family has continued the custom of meeting for a family picnic every summer for many years.
  2. My family will continue the custom of meeting for a family picnic every summer for many years.
  3. The picnic is a custom every summer that my family started many years ago.
  4. The picnic is a custom every summer that my family will continue many years.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What would be the best way to combine these two sentences?

Summer is just around the corner.
It is the hottest season of the year.
  1. Summer, the hottest season of the year, is just around the corner.
  2. The hottest season of the year is summer and it is just around the corner.
  3. The hottest season of the summer is just around the corner.
  4. The hottest season, summer is just around the corner.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

Mom wants to know will you set the table. Mom wants to know will I set the table.
  1. Mom wants to know whenever you nor I will set the table.
  2. Mom wants to know whether you or I will set the table.
  3. When mom wants to know, you nor I will set the table.
  4. You and I will set the table, mom wants to know.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

The baby cried. He was sad because his toy broke.
  1. The baby's toy broke, and he cried, because of that.
  2. The baby cried because he was sad his toy broke.
  3. The baby's sad toy broke and he cried because he did.
  4. The baby was sad and he cried and this was because his toy broke.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What is the best way to combine the sentences below?

Thomas can do handstands. Thomas is very fit, too.
  1. Thomas can do both handstands, and he is very fit.
  2. Either Thomas can do handstands, or he is very fit.
  3. Not only can Thomas do handstands, but he is very fit, too.
  4. Whether Thomas can do handstands or not, he is still very fit.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
What would be the best way to combine these two sentences?

My band teacher's name is Ms. Godsey.
She taught me how to play three instruments.
  1. Ms. Godsey who taught me how to play three instruments, is my band teacher.
  2. My band teacher taught me how to play three instruments, her name is Ms. Godsey.
  3. My band teacher, Ms. Godsey, taught me how to play three instruments.
  4. Mrs. Godsey is my band teacher, because she taught me how to play three instruments.
Grade 5 Combining Sentences
Use a conjunction to combine the the two sentences.
Mom was going to pay her bills. She couldn't find her checkbook.
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