Cuyamaca College Pairing Independent Clause Together Worksheet
Combine the following independent clause pairs together with FANBOYS.
1] The Commander-in-Chief planned the gathering and chose the location. He likes to ensure everyone can concentrate on the activities he planned.
2] The Explorer likes to look at a map when she arrives. She wants to know each trail she could take.
3] The Jester does not worry about the food choices. He does not care about the schedule because he just wants to have some fun.
4] The Sentry wants to keep everyone safe. Some people don’t pay attention which the Sentry finds frustrating.
5] The Sensualist would like to go on a date with the pretty woman he just met. He could go out for coffee with his attractive friend as both options make him happy.
6] The Energy Czar wants to review all the details to make sure everyone’s needs are met. She often feels frustrated that not everyone else wants to review with her.
7] The Nest-Builder desires to get everyone settled. Everyone can then enjoy being together in a comfortable environment.
8] Most people primarily work from one emotional command system. We all can identify some of the other characteristics from other command systems in ourselves.
Part 2] Now, I want you to write 4 sentences of your own regarding ideas in the text using FANBOYS correctly.
Part 3] Look at one of your group mate’s work. Write 5 sentences to help them improve. Do you agree s/he corrected sentences the right way, do you have a suggestion, comment, praise, or question?