Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

study stack question

What is a clause? A clause is a sentence that has both a subject and a predicate.
List the two types of clauses. Independent and dependent.
What is an independent clause? Has both a subject and predicate and completes a thought.
What is a dependent clause? Has both a subject and a predicate but does not complete a thought.
List three common subordinators. If, While, Which, Since
Example of an independent clause. Sue ate a piece of candy.
Example of a dependent clause. When Sue 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 the two types of phrases. Prepositional phrase, and Participle Phrase.
Give three examples of a prepositional phrase. Around the corner, Behind the tree, In the desk.
Give three examples of a participle phrase. Tired of his arguing, Running in the hallway, Eating an ice cream cone.
Define simple sentence. A simple sentence can have many subjects/predicates, but only completes one thought.
Example of a simple sentence with a phrase. In the desk, I found my car keys.
Example of a simple sentence with compound predicates. While running, I realized that I had forgotten my car keys.
Define compound sentence. A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses and is joined by fanboys.
Example of a compound sentence. I enjoy Pizza pie, and I also enjoy ice cream.
List FANBOYS For, And, Nor, But, Yet, So.
Define a complex sentence. A sentence that has both a dependent and independent clause.
What is another name for dependent clause? Subordinate clause
Example of a complex sentence, dep. first. Because it makes me feel good, I eat pizza.
Example of a complex sentence, indep. first. I eat pizza because it makes me feel good.
What is a fragment sentence? Part of a sentence written as if it were a complete one.
Example of a fragment sentence missing predicate. The students wearing red shirts.
Example of a fragment sentence missing subject Jumping off tables.
What is a run-on sentence? Two or more sentences written as a single sentence
Example of a run-on I love to ski the runs at bogus are amazing!
Three ways to fix a run-on sentence. Add a period, or add a semi-colon, or create a compound sentence.
Popular Standardized Tests sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards