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1 Grammar Review Sentence Structure and Type, Phrases, and Clauses Write the correct answer on your white board; keep a tally of your points.

2 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex What type of sentence is this? There are two kinds of travel.

3 simple

4 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex Not long from now, in the Atomic Age, it is easy to imagine travel that will be tremendously fast.

5 complex

6 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex These ideas on travel went through the head of a rather nice old professor who was named William Waterman Sherman.

7 complex

8 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex It also tells about every kind of known free balloon travel and of a few unknown balloon inventions.

9 simple

10 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex When he was sighted and rescued in the middle of the wreckage of twenty balloons in the Atlantic by the Captain of the S.S. Cunningham, en route to New York City, he was immediately put to bed, for he was sick and weary, suffering from cold and shock.

11 Compound-complex

12 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex This tale of mine shall first be heard in the auditorium of the Western American Explorers Club in San Francisco.

13 simple

14 Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex The reporters were quite disgusted by this, but they made the most of the information in the Captains log.

15 compound

16 Phrase(s) or Clause(s)? The black cloud of ejected material darkened an area with a radius of one hundred and fifty miles from the eruption.

17 Phrases

18 Phrase(s) or Clause(s)? The part about the Pacific Island of Krakatoa is true.

19 Clause (main clause to be exact)

20 Phrase(s) or Clause(s)? The Western American Explorers Club, in the city of San Francisco, was honored as it had never been honored before in the first week of October 1883 by being promised to be first to hear the details of an unexplained, extraordinary adventure.

21 Clause (subordinate/dependent)

22 Phrase(s) or Clause(s)? In the middle of all of this flotsam there appeared a large furnace, painted red with gold trim.

23 Clause (main)

24 Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase What type of phrase, adjective or adverb, is the underlined prepositional phrase? They made the most of the information in Captain Simons log and printed whatever story they could make of it on the front page.

25 adjective

26 Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase Orders were given to treat Professor Sherman with the normal care given a regular passenger of this ship.

27 adverb

28 Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase He then went to his ship, picked up his ships log which he took to the offices of the New York tribune.

29 adverb

30 Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase PROFESSOR SHERMAN FOUND IN ATLANTIC WITH WRECKAGE OF TWENTY BALLOONS: Refuses to Explain How or Why

31 Adverb (How was he found?)

32 Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause What type of clause, adjective or adverb, is the underlined subordinate clause AND what is the subordinating conjunction that signals this clause? Clinging to the beam which was part of a balustrade we found a man, near exhaustion and suffering from cold and shock.

33 Adjective - which

34 Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause Clause type and signal word… But he only seemed to become more and more firm as he exclaimed as loudly as his strength could permit, This tale of mine shall first be heard in the auditorium of the Western American Explorers Club in San Francisco.

35 Adverb - as

36 Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause While the rest of the world calmed down a bit, San Francisco became wild with excitement.

37 Adverb - while

38 Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause The workmen (1)who were attaching the balloons were followed (2)wherever they went by bands of curious children (3)who asked questions about he balloons. Explain all three clauses in the order in which they are written and underlined. Do not forget to include the signal word in your answers.

39 1. adjective – who 2. adverb – wherever 3. adjective - who

40 Which of the following sentences does not contain both an adjective phrase and adjective clause? A. The workmen who were attaching the balloons were followed everywhere they went by bands of curious children. B. Balloons were the decorative scheme in all stores since Sherman was returning home. C. He gave the contract for this big job to the Higgins Balloon Factory which built Professor Shermans original giant balloon.


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