2 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.Few students enjoy taking tests.
3 What is the verb phrase in this clause? Few students enjoy taking tests.
4 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.
5 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!
6 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
7 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
8 Shawn is our Teacher’s Assistant and he helps in the Literacy Lab Is this a simple sentenceor a compound sentence?It is a compound sentence because it has twoIndependent clauses and no dependent clauses.
9 Is this an independent of dependent clause? When Sarah was fourteen.Dependent
10 How would you make this dependent clause independent? When I went to my mother’s houseA. When I went to my mother’s house in the country.B. When I went to my mother’s house in the country we played games.B. When I went to my mother’s house in the country we played games.
11 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.
12 An adjective clause is a dependent clause used as an adjective. Name the adjective clause of this sentenceStudent volunteers work in the student store, which sells school supplies.which sells school supplies
13 An adverb clause is a dependent clause used as an adverb. Name the adverb clause in this sentenceThey were sad because they heard about the accidentbecause they heard about the accident
14 Is the following an adverb clause or an adjective clause? The teachers who volunteer asked the students for directions.adjective phrase
15 Is the clause in this sentence an adverb clause or adjective clause? The store closed sooner than they expectedIt is an adverb clause because it modifies the verb closed
16 A noun clause is a dependent clause used as a noun. What part of the sentence is this noun clause functioning as?What frustrates many people is having towake up early.subject
17 A simple sentence only has one independent clauses. A compound sentence has two independentclauses.Which kind of sentence is this one?Nelly likes to run and Susan likes to play.A compound sentence
18 A complex sentence= independent clause + dependent clause Sam can’t work because he is injuredWhich 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.Because Sarah is scared, she always runs away on Halloween.
19 Sally will find treasures and Jay will collect Compound-Complex Sentence= 2 or more independent clauses + 1or more dependent clauses.Sally will find treasures and Jay will collectshells when we are ready.What are the two independent clauses?Sally will find treasures and Jay will collect shells.
20 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
21 There is probably free time for every student, so let’s get our work done in time. What kind of sentence is this?Simple SentenceCompound SentenceComplex SentenceCompound-Complex SentenceCompound Sentence
22 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 conjunctionsemicolon
23 Although we were tired, we drove through the night. What is although called?subordinating conjunction
24 Which of the following is called a relative pronoun? shewhichtheyc. which
25 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.
26 What is wrong with this sentence? She ran to the horse but he ran away.
27 How should this sentence be punctuated? When we were young we liked to ride horses.When, we were young we liked to ride horses.When we were young we liked to ride horses.When we were young, we liked to ride horses.C. When we were young, we liked to ride horses.
28 What kind of clause is in this sentence The students who ran fast won the race.adverb clauseadjective clauseverb clauseB. adjective clause