Produce Compound Sentences (Grade 4)

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Produce Compound Sentences

1. 
Compound sentences help make writing more                     .
2. 
Which choice correctly combines the two sentences to create a compound sentence?

She enjoys playing music. He enjoys watching TV.
  1. She enjoys playing music, and he enjoys watching TV.
  2. She enjoys playing music and he enjoys watching TV.
  3. She enjoys playing music and watching TV.
  4. He enjoys playing music and watching TV.
3. 
Which choice correctly combines the sentences below to create a compound sentence?

She saw a dog run in front of her. She fell off her bike.
  1. She saw a dog run in front of her, so she stopped and fell off her bike.
  2. She saw a dog in front of her, so she fell off her bike.
  3. She saw a dog in front of her, but she fell off her bike.
  4. She saw a dog in front of her which caused her to fall off her bike.
4. 
Combine the two sentences using a coordinating conjunction to make a compound sentence.

I want to go to the movies. I want to go to the toy store.



5. 
Combine the sentences below using a coordinating conjunction to create a compound sentence.

The teacher gave the students a study guide. There were a lot of students reviewing the guide last night.



6. 
Combine the two sentences below with a coordinating conjunction to create a compound sentence.

Lisa likes pepperoni pizza. Luca prefers mushroom pizza.



7. 
Rewrite the paragraph below using coordinating conjunctions to combine similar sentences to make the paragraph stronger.

Wade loves summer vacation. Sam wishes he was still back in school. This summer they are going to the beach. Sam can't wait to play in the waves. Wade wants to build sand castles. Both activities will make them very dirty. Sam will head home to take a shower. Wade prefers to take a bubble bath. At the end of the day, both boys still end up clean and happy.



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