Simple Compound Complex - Boom Cards


This English grammar Boom™ card deck reviews simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences. Eight cards are instructional, and 12 cards are multiple-choice practice for students. Perfect for distance learning and homeschool practice.

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Click here to preview the first four cards in this deck

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Recommended for: Grades 5-8

This BOOM deck contains:

  • Total cards: 22
  • Cover card: 1
  • Teaching cards: 8
  • Student practice cards: 12
  • 100% paperless–you will receive a link to add the BOOM™ cards to your decks

What will students learn from playing this deck?

  • review independent and dependent clauses (2 cards)
  • review structures for simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences (4 cards)
  • clause practice (2 cards, multiple-choice)
  • FANBOYS mnemonic (1 card)
  • Subordinating Conjunctions song (1card)
  • practice to determine if the sentence is simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex (10 cards, multiple-choice)

Needed to use this product:

  • teacher BOOM™ Learning account (free or paid–see details below)
  • student BOOM™ accounts (free–teachers create student logins in their BOOM™ Learning Classroom)
  • internet connection
  • To play, students will need a computer, tablet, smartboard, or Boom™ Cards phone app

More about the BOOM Cards:

  • If you purchase this product, you will receive a PDF that includes a link to the BOOM™ cards.
  • You will need a BOOM™ Learning account to use this product. BOOM™ Learning has a free basic account and a free Ultimate trial account for teachers. The annual Ultimate subscription is priced reasonably for individuals or schools. If you want to be able to download reports (used for grading student work), you will need a paid account.

BOOM Cards give immediate feedback!

This deck is best to reinforce instruction that has already happened, and it can also be used as a quiz or check for understanding. It does review clauses and sentence types, but the review should be a reminder and not brand-new information. If you choose grade the deck, BOOM will grade them for you (reports are available in paid accounts only).

Using your BOOM Cards:

To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options you’ll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details:


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