UNIT 1212 Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion A Fairytale The Fearless Princess
Once upon a time, there was a prince. He decided to take a walk in a dark and scary forest. All of a sudden, a terrible storm moved in… …and the prince got completely lost.
In the morning, a terrifying dragon found the prince. The prince became very, very scared. Suddenly a knight in armor appeared from behind a tree and attacked the dragon. Now, the terrible dragon was afraid and ran away.
When the prince walked up to the knight, the knight took off his armor … … and a beautiful princess stood in front of him. She was strong and smart and sweet …
… and she took him to her castle where they lived happily ever after.
An adjective clause is a dependent clause that describes a noun or pronoun in a main clause. Adjective clause pronouns (or relative pronouns) are who, whom, which, and that. Can you complete these definitions? An adjective clause is a … Adjective clause pronouns (or relative pronouns) are … An adjective describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. An adjective describes … Definitions
This is the prince who got lost. Here is the knight that the prince respects. This is the princess who saved the prince. Use whothat Use who and that to refer to people. Relative Pronouns 1
The knight holds the sword which scared the dragon. The dragon that scared the prince spits fire. Use which Use which and that to refer to things. Relative Pronouns 2
This is the princess that saved the prince’s life. The knight holds the sword that scared the dragon. Thatwhowhich That is less formal than who and which. Relative Pronouns 3
Here is the knight. He attacked the dragon. noun adjective clause describes the noun subject Adjective Clauses 1 Here is the knight who attacked the dragon.
Do you see the dragon that scared the prince? It scared the prince. noun adjective clause describes the noun subject Do you see the dragon? Adjective Clauses 2
The dragon was dangerous. noun adjective clause describes the noun subject object Adjective Clauses 3 The dragon that the knight attacked was very dangerous. The knight attacked the dragon.
The prince was scared. The princess saved him. noun adjective clause describes the noun subjectobject Adjective Clauses 4 The prince whom the princess saved was scared.
Who and what are these fairytale figures and items? Form sentences with adjective clauses. 1 2 3 4 5 Practice 1
The princess whose castle they lived in was powerful. The princess was powerful. They lived in her castle. noun Use to replace a possessive adjective. Use whose to replace a possessive adjective. can modify people. An adjective clause with whose can modify people. Using Whose 1
Its appearance terrified the prince. The dragon whose appearance terrified the prince ran away. The dragon ran away. noun whose An adjective clause with whose can also modify things. Using Whose 2
1.The dragon is dangerous. His fire and smoke scare everyone. 2. The storm is frightening. The prince is walking through the storm. 3. The princess is fearless. The prince escapes with her. The storm, through which the prince is walking, is frightening. The princess, with whom the prince escapes, is fearless. The dragon, whose fire and smoke scare everyone, is dangerous. Combine the sentences below. Change the second sentence to an adjective clause. Practice 2