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1 GRAMMAR! PHRASES AND CLAUSES - AAAWWUBBIS

2 REVIEW: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Between a phrase and a clause?

3 WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Between a phrase and a clause? A phrase is a group of related words that is used as a single part of speech and that does not contain BOTH a verb and a subject. It can’t stand alone. A clause is a word group that contains a verb and its subject and that is used as a sentence or part of a sentence

4 DECORATING YOUR SENTENCE - FANBOYS Coordinating Conjunctions connect two INDEPENDENT CLAUSES. Meaning: these two sentences could stand alone, but it’s just better if we put them together… BUT! Since they are independent and don’t like to be part of a pair, we need a FANBOYS and a comma to keep the peace! Complete Sentence, FANBOYComplete Sentence For And Nor But Or Yet So Ex. Sally loves One Direction, but she also loves Ne-yo.

5 DECORATING YOUR SENTENCE - AAAWWUBBIS Subordinating Conjunction: Subordinating conjunctions add detail to a sentence by connecting a DEPENDENT clause to an INDEPENDENT clause. Rule #1: When a subordinating conjunction adds detail to the BEGINNING of a sentence as an “INTRODUCER”, you must use a comma to separate the dependent clause from the independent clause. Subordinating Conjunction, Dependent ClauseIndependent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since Ex: Although the movie ran late, I still made it home by curfew.

6 DECORATING YOUR SENTENCE - AAAWWUBBIS Subordinating Conjunction: Subordinating conjunctions add detail to a sentence by connecting a DEPENDENT clause to an INDEPENDENT clause. Rule #2: When a subordinating conjunction adds detail to the END of a sentence, do NOT use a comma to separate the clauses. Subordinating Conjunction Dependent Clause Independent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since Ex: I still made it home by curfew though the movie ran late.

7 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: As long as I keep One Direction keeps playing music my heart will keep beating.

8 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: I went to the AHS football game after a very long day at school.

9 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: Although I prefer Coke to Pepsi any form of caffeine will do for now.

10 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: If you believe for one second that Mr. White is an innocent victim you are crazy.

11 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: Before eating chocolate my mother made me eat three pounds of broccoli.

12 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: Sarah will only be happy when everyone else is as miserable as she is.

13 PUNCTUATE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IN YOUR NOTES: While gallivanting around town Mr. Lovsborg lost his most precious manuscript.

14 DECORATING YOUR SENTENCE - AAAWWUBBIS Now write: Write two sentences using AAAWWUBBIS to connect a dependent clause with an independent clause using proper punctuation. 1.Write one sentence that begins with a subordinate clause and an AAAWWUBBIS. 2.Write one sentence that ends with a subordinate clause and an AAAWWUBBIS. Subordinating Conjunction, Dependent ClauseIndependent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since


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