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Identifying Simple Sentences (Grade 4)

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Identifying Simple Sentences

1. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. Last winter I wished for snow, and we got it!
  2. It seemed as if we were always out in the driveway shoveling snow, and it never seemed to end.
  3. We play in the snow all the time.
  4. We live way up north, and that's the way it goes up here.
2. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. She said to look in my sock drawer, but the socks were not there.
  2. I looked all over the house, but the socks were nowhere to be seen.
  3. I looked inside my shirts, and I looked inside my pants.
  4. Buster had taken the socks.
3. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. We like to eat cheese.
  2. We like to eat cheese, although some cheeses are disgusting.
  3. In the mornings, we like to eat cheese on our eggs and toast.
  4. In the mornings, before we go to school, we like to eat cheese.
4. 
Which is a simple sentence with a compound subject?
  1. The sad movie made me cry.
  2. I along with my dad caught two big fish.
  3. Kyle and Tim built a tree house.
  4. Tim walks and Kyle runs around the track.
5. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. Because she knows how much I like them, my grandmother bakes me chocolate chip cookies when I come to visit.
  2. My grandmother bakes me cookies and teaches me how to sew.
  3. My grandmother bakes me cookies.
  4. When I come to visit, my grandmother always takes the time to bake me cookies.
6. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. I like to watch television.
  2. Before I go to bed, I like to watch television and eat popcorn.
  3. I like to watch television because it is so entertaining to me.
  4. On Mondays, I like to watch television before i get ready for school.
7. 
Which is a simple sentence with a compound subject?
  1. The cardinals and blue birds love the new food in the bird feeder.
  2. My sister, Sharon, wrote a book about first graders.
  3. The deer ate all of the new plants in the yard.
  4. The squirrels gatherf nuts for the winter.
8. 
Which sentence is a simple sentence with a compound subject?
  1. The ponies trotted across the grass and stopped at the edge of the pond.
  2. Several friends played baseball today with their cousins and will play again tomorrow.
  3. My brother and my sister are with friends in the backyard.
  4. A man carried a book and a bag of groceries to his house this morning.
9. 
Which is a simple sentence with a compound subject?
  1. Timothy reads and John plays sports.
  2. Timothy loves to read and also enjoys biking.
  3. Mr. Smith and his brother built a boat.
  4. Mr. Smith's brother also likes to ride motorcycles.
10. 
Which is a simple sentence with a compound subject?
  1. The beach and the mountains are great places to visit.
  2. I love to collect shells and swim when I am at the beach.
  3. My dad, who loves to hike, prefers the mountains.
  4. When can we plan a trip to the mountains?
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