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Compound Predicates - 6th Grade Grammar

Compound Predicates - 6th Grade Grammar

Compound Predicates

A compound predicate has two more simple predicates that share the same subject.
Use the word and, but, or or to join the parts of a compound predicate.

Examples:

        Mom docked the boat. Mom went ashore.
        Mom docked the boat and went ashore.

        I stayed behind. I watched the ducks.
        I stayed behind and watched the ducks.

        The ducks paddled around. The ducks shook their feathers.
        The ducks paddled around and shook their feathers.

        They flapped their wings. They flew away.
        They flapped their wings and flew away.

        My mother returned. Mom started the engine.
        My mother returned and started the engine.

        The engine sputtered. The engine didn’t stop.
        The engine sputtered but didn’t stop.

Compound Predicates Activity - 6th Grade Grammar

Combine each set of sentences to make a compound sentence. Use a comma and a conjunction or a semicolon as shown in parentheses.


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My brother goes to Valley High School. He is involved in many activities. (semicolon)
My brother goes to Valley High School; he is involved in many activities.
2/3
Josh is in the Math Club. He is also on the track team. (comma + and)
Josh is in the Math Club, and he is also on the track team.
3/3
You can usually find him on the track after school. He will be in the library. (comma + or)
You can usually find him on the track after school, or he will be in the library.
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