Use a comma and an
appropriate coordinating conjunction to combine each of the following pairs of
sentences into a single compound sentence. Write the new sentence in the space
provided. Try to use a different coordinating conjunction for each compound
- Originally women in
the United States couldn’t vote. Today they can.
- The teacher said we
were to read a biography of a famous American woman. I chose Sally Rider,
- I thought about
reading a book about Amelia Earhart. I might look for a book about Eleanor
- Women played an
important role in our country’s history. Many social studies books don’t
give them much attention.
- Clara Barton founded
the American Red Cross. Juliette G. Low founded Girl Scouts.
- These influential
American women deserve our attention. Our country wouldn’t be the same