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What is a clause? A clause is something that has both a subject and predicate
List the two types of clauses Independent and Dependent
What is an independent clause? A independent clause has both a subject and predicate and a complete thought
What is an dependent clause? A dependent clause has both a subject and predicate but dosen't complete a thought
List three common subordinators Because, Although, and When
Example of an independent clause Aidan ate a piece of candy.
Example of an dependent clause When Aidan ate a piece of candy,
What is a phrase? A phrase is a group of words that NEVER have a noun/verb pair together
List two types of phrases Prepositional and Participle phrase
Give three examples of a prepositional phrase Around the corner, Behind the tree, and In the desk
Give three examples of a present participle phrase Tired of his arguing, Running in the hallway, and Fighting with the large dog
Define simple sentence John went to the park.
Example of simple a simple sentence with a phrase Max went to the park
Example of a simple sentence with compound predicates I went to the store and bought and drink milk.
Define compound sentence A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses and is joined by a FANBOYS
Example of a compound sentence I like pie and I also like ice cream.
List FANBOYS For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
Define complex sentence A dependent clause has both a subject and predicate but does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone in a sentence
What is another name for a dependent clause? Subordinate clause
Example of a complex sentence - dependent clause first And it tasted good, Sue ate a piece of candy.
Example of a complex sentence - independent first It tasted good, Sue ate a piece of candy.
What is a fragment sentence? A fragment sentence is a part of a sentence that is written as if it were a complete sentence
Example of a fragment sentence missing predicate The students on Rolling Thunder
Example of a fragment sentence missing subject Jumping off tables in the cafeteria
What is a run-on sentence? A run-on sentence is two or more sentences written as though it were a single sentence
Example of a run-on sentence I love to ski, the runs at Bogus are amazing!
List three ways to fix a run-on sentence Add a period, Add a semi-colon, or create a compound sentence
Created by: Maxroach7