A clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb. What is the simple subject of this clause? Few students enjoy taking tests.
What is the verb phrase in this clause? Few students enjoy taking tests. Few students enjoy taking tests.
An independent clause expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. Which sentence is an independent clause? Although I like to play golf. The boys play golf every Saturday.
A dependent clause does not express a complete thought and can not stand alone as a sentence. Is this a dependent clause? Because we liked to take pictures. YES!
Identify the underlined group of words as a dependent or independent clause. The theme of a story is the life lesson because the author wants to teach the reader something. Dependent clause
Identify the underlined group of words as a dependent or independent clause. The thesis of the introductory paragraph should be placed as the last sentence of that paragraph because it helps the reader understand what the essay will be about. Independent clause
Shawn is our Teachers Assistant and he helps in the Literacy Lab Is this a simple sentence or a compound sentence? It is a compound sentence because it has two Independent clauses and no dependent clauses.
Is this an independent of dependent clause? When Sarah was fourteen. Dependent
How would you make this dependent clause independent? When I went to my mothers house A. When I went to my mothers house in the country. B. When I went to my mothers house in the country we played games.
A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses. What kind of sentence is the following? When we visited the zoo, we were afraid of the lions, where the cages were open. Complex: When we visited the zoo, we were afraid of the lions, where the cages were open.
An adjective clause is a dependent clause used as an adjective. Name the adjective clause of this sentence Student volunteers work in the student store, which sells school supplies. which sells school supplies
An adverb clause is a dependent clause used as an adverb. Name the adverb clause in this sentence They were sad because they heard about the accident because they heard about the accident
Is the following an adverb clause or an adjective clause? The teachers who volunteer asked the students for directions. adjective phrase
Is the clause in this sentence an adverb clause or adjective clause? The store closed sooner than they expected It is an adverb clause because it modifies the verb closed
A noun clause is a dependent clause used as a noun. What frustrates many people is having to wake up early. What part of the sentence is this noun clause functioning as? subject
A simple sentence only has one independent clauses. A compound sentence has two independent clauses. Which kind of sentence is this one? Nelly likes to run and Susan likes to play. A compound sentence
A complex sentence= independent clause + dependent clause Sam cant work because he is injured Which clause is the independent clause and which is the dependent clause in this complex sentence? Because Sarah is scared, she always runs away on Halloween.
Compound-Complex Sentence= 2 or more independent clauses + 1or more dependent clauses. Sally will find treasures and Jay will collect shells when we are ready. What are the two independent clauses? Sally will find treasures and Jay will collect shells.
What is the dependent clause in this compound-complex sentence? When we are ready, Sam will make sandwiches and Sally will bring drinks. When we are ready
There is probably free time for every student, so lets get our work done in time. What kind of sentence is this? A.Simple Sentence B.Compound Sentence C.Complex Sentence D.Compound-Complex Sentence Compound Sentence
Independent clauses can be joined by… She ran towards the car, but it drove away. She was sad; he was disappointed. What are these two ways called? Comma and conjunction semicolon
Although we were tired, we drove through the night. What is although called? subordinating conjunction
Which of the following is called a relative pronoun? a.he b.she c.which d.they c. which
After the race was over, the runners rested. The runners rested, after the race was over. Which sentence is not punctuated correctly? The runners rested after the race was over.
What is wrong with this sentence? She ran to the horse but he ran away. She ran to the horse, but he ran away.
How should this sentence be punctuated? When we were young we liked to ride horses. A.When, we were young we liked to ride horses. B.When we were young we liked to ride horses. C.When we were young, we liked to ride horses.
What kind of clause is in this sentence The students who ran fast won the race. A.adverb clause B.adjective clause C.verb clause B. adjective clause