Compare/Contrast Rough Draft 3 Types of Sentences
Types of Sentences • Simple (S) • 1 independent clause & 0 dependent clauses • Compound (CD) • 2 or more independent clauses & 0 dependent clauses • Complex (CX) • 1 independent clause & at least 1 dependent clause • Compound-Complex (CC) • 2 or more independent clauses & at least 1 dependent clause
Steps (in red) • Write “c/b <your name>” • Circle all of the simple subjects. • (grouped subjects count as 1) • Review the clauses in each sentence and identify each sentence as simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex. • Label each sentence with “S” for simple, “CD” for compound, “CX” for complex, or “CC” for compound-complex.
Steps (in red) continued 5. Place chart under your name and fill out:
Review • Once corrected, review your Compare/Contrast Essay. The ratio should be close to the ideal ratio of 3:2:2:1 (S:CD:CX:CC). • If it is not, revise sentences to get your ratio closer to the ideal ratio. • Once revised, title your essay as Compare/Contrast Essay Final Draft and have it ready to submit on 3/26.
If the grader did not finish… • Finish the instructions in green, and then revise.