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  1. Simple Sentence
    Has only one independent clause; may have plural subject or verb
  2. compound sentence
    has two independent clauses
  3. complex sentence
    has at least one dependent clause and one independent clause
  4. compound complex sentence
    has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses
  5. dependent clause
    cannot stand on its own
  6. independent clause
    stands on its own
  7. adjective
    describes a noun or pronoun; answers question what color, which one, how many
  8. adverb
    ly words; modifies or adds to a verb, adjective, or adverb; answer questions when, where, intensifies: too, very
  9. noun
    person place or thing
  10. pronoun
    he, she, it, we, us, them, they, you, yours, yourself, themselves,
  11. coordinate conjunctions
    and, but, or, nor, yet, for
  12. subordinate conjunctions
    if, unless, although, as, when, whenever, because, since, that, before, until, after, while
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