Compound Sentences


Definition of compound sentence

A compound sentence contains two separate subject and verb pairs. You can combine two simple sentence together with a comma and a coordinating conjunction to make one compound sentence.

Example 1:

Kindergarten sentence:1 The dog barked 2 The bird flew away

Compound sentence: The dog barked , so the bird flew away.

Example 2

Ex.1 The monkey played.

Ex.2 Like a wild pig.

(coumpound sentence) The monkey played in the house, like a wild pig!


Ex.1 The ball is over the fence.

Ex.2 The other team is celabrating.

(compound sentence) The ball is over the fence, so the other team is celebrating!