2What is an independent clause? CLAUSESWhat is an independent clause?an independent clause expresses a complete thought and can stand alone in a sentenceit is also known as a “main clause”
3When is it an independent clause? CLAUSESWhen is it an independent clause?When such a clause is joined with another clause
4What is the difference between an independent clause and a sentence? CLAUSESWhat is the difference between an independent clause and a sentence?An independent clause that stands alone is referred to as a sentence.When it has a clause attached to it, it is called an independent clause.
5What is a subordinate clause? CLAUSESWhat is a subordinate clause?A subordinate clause does not express a complete thoughtIt cannot stand aloneIt also known as a “dependent clause”It depends on the rest of the sentence to support it
6CLAUSESLET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME SENTENCES WITH INDEPENDENT AND SUBORDINATE ( or DEPENDENT) CLAUSES WITHIN THEM.
7What is an adjective clause? CLAUSESWhat is an adjective clause?A subordinate (or dependent) clause that is used as an adjective
8What do adjectives modify? CLAUSESWhat do adjectives modify?NounsPronounsThe noun or pronoun being modified is in the main clause of a complex sentence.
9What are relative pronouns? CLAUSESWhat are relative pronouns?Words that relate an adjective clause to the noun or pronoun that the clause modifies
10CLAUSES What are the relative pronouns? THAT WHICH WHO WHOM WHOSE Your textbook also includes whoever & what
11LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME SENTENCES WITH ADJECTIVE CLAUSES?
12What is an adverb clause? CLAUSESWhat is an adverb clause?A subordinate (or dependent) clause that is used as an adverb
13CLAUSES What do adverbs modify? Verbs Adjectives and other Adverbs Adverb clauses generally modify the verb (or verb phrase) found in the main clause of a complex sentence.
14What questions do adverb clauses answer? How?When?Where?Why?To what extent?How much?How long?Under what condition?
15CLAUSES Common Subordinating Conjunctions after although as because These are also found on page 507 of your textbook.afteralthoughasbecausebeforeifsincethanthoughunlessuntilwhenwheneverwherewhereaswherever
16But that’s not the only Subordinating Conjunctions!!!!! ClausesBut that’s not the only Subordinating Conjunctions!!!!!There are also THESE!as ifas long asas much asas soon asas thoughhowin order thatso thatwhile
17CLAUSES Adverb Sentence Examples: If you really care, send the very best.I was absent yesterday because I was sick.Before you leave, turn in your test.