Writing Compound Sentences Practice Worksheet
Use each of the simple sentences below to create a compound sentence using a comma and an appropriate coordinating conjunction or a semi-colon. Write your new sentence in the space provided. Try to use a different coordinating conjunction in each compound sentence.
Rewrite the following paragraph on a piece of your own paper, combining ideas to use at least two compound sentences.
Just yesterday I made a new friend. His name is Jackson. We have lived next to each other for three months. We had never spoken to each other before. We found that we have a lot in common. Both of us enjoy playing video games. Our favorite color is navy blue. We’re going to be in the same fifth-grade class at Truman Elementary this fall. We’ll get to spend a lot more time together.