Comparison/Contrast by its very nature
calls for balance; writing sentences that utilize effective sentence
combining using coordination and subordination is an ideal way to help
create balance and how relationships between ideas. In addition,
creating sentences that are parallel also helps effective balance and
style. (Use strong revision skills to develop effective, specific, and thoughtful sentences.)Combine each sentence pair into a single sentence using either a coordinating conjunction or a conjunctive adverb. Then copy the combined sentence onto your own sheet of paper. 1. Pets are not allowed in Mr. Taylor’s building. He owns several cats and a parrot. 2. New legislation prevents drivers from sending or reading text messages while driving. Many people continue to use their phones illegally. 3. The coroner concluded that the young man had taken a lethal concoction of drugs. By the time his relatives found him, nothing could be done. 4. Amphibians are vertebrates that live on land and in the water. Flatworms are invertebrates that live only in water. 5. Ashley carefully fed and watered her tomato plants all summer. The tomatoes grew juicy and ripe. 6. When he lost his car key, Simon attempted to open the door with a wire hanger, a credit card, and a paper clip. He called the manufacturer for advice.