Conjunctions & Compound Sentences
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by Esteban Martinez
| 8 Questions
Write S if the sentence has a compound subject. Write P if the sentence has a compound predicate.
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1
The group of tourists took a subway to lower Manhattan and walked to Battery Park.
S
P
2
1
They wanted to visit the Statue of Liberty and hoped to tour Ellis Island.
S
P
3
1
Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty are both in New York Harbor.
S
P
4
1
Either a tourist or the tour guide arranged for the ferry transportation to Ellis Island.
S
P
Combine each pair of sentences using the conjunction in parentheses and the appropriate punctuation. For one pair, use a semicolon.
5
1
The ticket lines for the ferry were long. The group did not have to wait. (but)
6
1
They had purchased tickets ahead of time. Their ferry was waiting. (and)
7
1
The museum at Ellis Island was fascinating. The Statue of Liberty was spectacular! (semicolon)
8
1
The tourists could come back to Ellis Island the next day. They could go shopping the next day. (or)
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