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Name: __________________________________ Score: ___________________

Identify the type of sentence according to structure. Answer S for simple, CP for compound, CX for complex and CC for
compound-complex. Also, underline all the independent clauses and encircle the dependent clauses

________1. When I get home from school, I'm going to take a nap.

________2. I got in trouble so I can't go to the party, but it would have been fun.

________3. Being alone can be scary unless you keep yourself busy.

________4. Mr. Morton, the best reading teacher in the world, taught me sentence structure.

________5. Keith, Carrie, and Kyle bought donuts and ate them down by the river.

________6. I left early so that I could get some work done, but I'll be back soon.

________7. Crossing the street is dangerous if you don't look both ways before you cross.

________8. If you don't want to study, you should stay home, but you may regret it.

________9. Every time I go to mall, I spend all of my money on things that I don't need.

________10. Mom said that I can go to the museum with you but I have to be home early.

________11. During the era of steam locomotives, Canada built a railway across the continent.

________12. Some people like action movies, but others prefer cartoons or sports shows.

________13. My grandmother gives us milk and cookies when we visit her at her house.

________14. Fighting is what some children do when they are bored, but Peter and Fred arent like that.

________15. Oh no! My cell phone is ringing, and at the same time so is my landline.

________16. Choosing between chocolate clairs and banana splits is a dilemma to my children.

________17. Dont tell me you didnt buy the things on the list, since I need them for your party.

________18. Get your coat and put on your boots, as its cold and snowy tonight.

________19. Did the dog bite the boy or did the boy bite the dog?

________20. When Jane bought a treat for her dog, did she give it to him immediately or did she wait?

Add the correct end punctuation to each of these sentences. Then rewrite the sentences according to the instructions in
parentheses. You may have to add or delete words and change word order.

1. Is that dog a good swimmer (Change to a declarative sentence.)


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2. Sheepdogs can round up a herd of sheep (Change to an interrogative sentence.)


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3. The Airedale terrier is a large dog (Change to an interrogative sentence.)


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4. Does your dog do amazing tricks (Change to an exclamatory sentence.)


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5. How gentle that dog is with little children (Change to a declarative sentence.)
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