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    Introduction to Compound Sentences

    PURPOSE and OBJECTIVES
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    COMPOUND SENTENCES!!! Important for LIFE!!
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    This mini-lesson will explain how to CORRECTLY write a compound sentence. Remember: Writing is a life-long skill that is needed in every facet of society. If you are filling out job applications, signing a guestbook at a wedding or writing a report about oil pressure on the rig, you MUST MUST MUST have good writing skills!
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    VIDEO! VIDEO! VIDEO! Watch this VIDEO!!!
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    .Download file "compund_sentences_1.mp4"
    Watch this short video over forming compound sentences.
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    .CREATE and SYNTHESIZE
    Assignment 1
    After viewing the video, you and a partner will open a new word document (using ONE netbook) and USE the INFORMATION to write 5 compound sentences.
    SAVE the document as lastname_lastname_compound1.doc (jones_hernandez_compound1.doc) .
    Attach the document in an email and send to ME! (morganb)
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    Assignment 2
    Each pair will present their sentences to the class, diagramming each subject, predicate, coordinating conjunction and how to correctly punctuate each. (I will display your documents on the board, and using the Mimio, you will TEACH the class!)
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    .EVALUATION
    Assignment 3
    Sign in to Edmodo and take the short quiz entitled, Intro to Compound Sentences.

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