What is a compound sentence?
A compound sentence is a sentence that connects two independent clauses, typically with a coordinating conjunction such as “like’, “and” or “but”, and a comma or semi-colon.
Nathan raked up all the leaves, and he put them in a big pile.
Here are the parts to this compound sentence.
We’ve created several worksheets to help kids practice compound sentences. Let us show you.
Practice simple vs. compound sentences
Students classify sentences as simple or compound in these worksheets.
Worksheets for writing compound sentences
In these worksheets, students write two simple sentences into one compound sentence.
Practice breaking up compound sentences
Students rewrite compound sentences into simple sentences in these worksheets.