Relative Clauses There are three kinds of relative clauses: –WHO:WHO –THAT:THAT –WHICH :WHICH
Relative Clauses Remember to use the words: When you want to make a sentence into a relative clause you must find its ___________.
A Relative: What does related mean? a. b. c. Find the relative in the sentence. Place _________________ after the relative.
Lesson #1: Creating Relative Clauses Find the sets of words that are the same.same Take the second set of words out.out Find the relative.relative. Replace the second set of words with who, that, or which.who, that, or which Notice the word who that which is next to the relative.relative Rewrite the sentence.sentence Remove the first period.first period
Lesson #2: Review of Relative Clauses What words are used in relative clauses? What is described with eachdescribed of the words?
Try some by yourself. Jake finished the spaghetti. The spaghetti was in the refrigerator. I liked the movie. The movie was about World War II. The hurricane was unexpected. The hurricane destroyed many towns and farms.
Rules for writing a persuasive paper
Introduction Topic sentence 4 reasons –For each reason you need at least 2 sentences 1 st sentence: State the reason. 2 nd sentence: Explain the reason in further detail. Acknowledge the other side: his/her point of view Rebuttal: state why you disagree Concluding sentence Rules for writing a persuasive paper
Lesson #3: Persuasive Prompt Assignment: The principal wants the students to wear uniforms at school. Write a friendly letter to the principal telling him/her why the school should or should not wear uniforms. Convince the principal that your view is best. You need to state 2 reasons why you should wear uniforms and explain the consequences of this decision. Then, give your opinion about what you think he/she should do and list at least 3 supportive reasons for making this choice. Remember that you represent this school. Help him/her see that your opinion really makes the most sense.
Persuasive Prompt Guidelines: Don’t forget to: – Write a letter to the principal. – Use FATP for the prompt. – Include 3 or 4 relative clauses, complex sentences, transition words, and verb tenses that agree.