Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Produce, Expand, and Rearrange Complete Simple and Compound Sentences: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.1.F

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Example Question #1 : Produce, Expand, And Rearrange Complete Simple And Compound Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.F

Select the answer that best combines the two sentences below.

The boy is little. The boy watched a long movie

Possible Answers:

The boy watched a little movie. 

The little boy watched a long movie. 

The long boy watched a little movie. 

The boy watched a movie. 

Correct answer:

The little boy watched a long movie. 

Explanation:

When we combine two sentences we want to include all of the details, but we don't need to repeat anything. Both sentences start with "The boy" which only needs to be in our sentence once. Also, the adjectives need to match the correct nouns. "Little" is describing "boy" and "long" is describing "movie". 

The correct answer is, "The little boy watched a long movie." 

Example Question #2 : Produce, Expand, And Rearrange Complete Simple And Compound Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.F

Select the answer that best combines the two sentences below.

The girl is young. The girl quickly ran around the track.

Possible Answers:

The girl is young and the girl ran quickly. 

The young girl quickly ran around the track. 

The quick girl ran around the young track. 

The girl ran. 

Correct answer:

The young girl quickly ran around the track. 

Explanation:

When we combine two sentences we want to include all of the details, but we don't need to repeat anything. Both sentences start with "The girl" which only needs to be in our sentence once. Also, the adjectives and adverbs need to match the correct nouns and verbs. "Young" is describing "girl" and "quickly" is describing "ran". 

The correct answer is, "The young girl quickly ran around the track. " 

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