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Title: GRAMMAR WARM-UPS Independent and Dependent Clauses


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GRAMMAR WARM-UPSIndependent and Dependent
Clauses
  • Freshman English

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP 9 Independent Clauses
  • An independent clause is a group of words that
    can make a complete statement and has a subject
    and a verb.
  • Copy the sentence below. Enclose each
    prepositional phrase in . Find the verb phrase
    and underline it twice. Underline the subject
    once.
  • The student finished class.
  • They went to lunch.
  • Kevin did not want to hurt Kathys feelings.
  • Write your own independent clause on your paper.
    Make sure to include a subject and verb.

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP 10 Dependent Clauses
  • A dependent clause is a group of words with a
    subject and verb that cannot stand alone.
  • Copy the examples on your paper, skipping lines
    between numbers
  • 1. Since the meeting is still in progress
  • 2. After the players practiced
  • 3. Until the storm is over
  • Add to each dependent clause so it is a proper
    sentence.
  • Example Kathy will be late for dinner since the
    meeting is still in progress.

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP 11 Independent and dependent
clauses
  • An independent clause is a group of words that
    can make a complete statement and has a subject
    and a verb.
  • A dependent clause is a group of words with a
    subject and verb that cannot stand alone.
  • Instructions Rewrite each clause and label each
    as independent or dependent. If it is dependent,
    underline the clause then make it into a full
    sentence.
  • 1. You will be sleeping
  • 2. When you get to class
  • 3. Since the meeting is still in progress
  • 4. The student finished class
  • 5. They went to lunch
  • 6. After the players practiced
  • 7. Until the storm is over
  • 8.I love chocolate ice cream
  • (I will be calling you up one at a time to submit
    your essays.)

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP Independent ClausesRun-on
Sentences
  • Instructions Copy the sentences below. Each
    sentence has TWO independent clauses in it.
    Correct the sentences by adding either a comma
    and a conjunction (FANBOY) or a semicolon.
    Enclose each prepositional phrase in . Find
    the TWO verb phrases and underline them twice.
    Underline the TWO subjects once.
  • 1.  Our solar system has nine major planets only
    one has intelligent life.
  • 2.  Look through Angelo's telescope you can see
    Saturn's rings.
  • 3.  Please check the position of that star
    cluster I cannot find it.
  • 4.  The Milky Way looks like a dim cloud in the
    night sky it is actually a huge galaxy containing
    millions of stars.
  • 5.  Watch the sky closely for several minutes you
    can see an artificial satellite pass over.

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP Independent ClausesRun-on
Sentences
  • Instructions Copy the sentences below. Each
    sentence has TWO independent clauses in it.
    Correct the sentences by adding either a comma
    and a conjunction (FANBOY) or a semicolon.
    Enclose each prepositional phrase in . Find
    the TWO verb phrases and underline them twice.
    Underline the TWO subjects once.
  • The red car is in the parking lot I don't know
    where the van and the motorcycle are.
  • She found the house once she didn't think she
    could find it again.
  • There are four possible routes I dont know which
    is the best.
  • He wanted to meet the group at the restaurant he
    called to find out what time to arrive.

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GRAMMAR WARM-UP Independent ClausesRun-on
Sentences Answers
  • ANSWERS
  • Any semicolon/comma and conjunction could be
    replaces with the other. Check to see you have
    yours in the right place.
  • The red car is in the parking lot, but I don't
    know where the van and the motorcycle are.
  • She found the house once she didn't think she
    could find it again.
  • There are four possible routes I dont know
    which is the best.
  • He wanted to meet the group at the restaurant,
    so he called to find out what time to arrive.

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Extra Sentences ?
  1. There weren't enough copies to go around we had
    to share the copies that were available.
  2. You finished your work early you don't have to
    stay.
  3. She didn't want to miss her meeting she made sure
    she left early.
  4. They were in a desperate situation they didn't
    know what to do.
  5. The children wanted to go fishing they gathered
    the supplies they needed.
  6. She wanted to leave right after the ceremony too
    many people were around.
  7. She sang as loudly as she could everybody heard
    her.
  8. There was complete silence around me I still
    couldn't fall asleep.
  9. She wanted to know her final grade she was the
    first one waiting for the grades to be posted.
  10. The cat finally fell asleep the mouse ran through
    the room.
  11. The player attempted a final shot he won the game
    for the team.
  12. She didn't want to go she had no choice.
  13. He had written down his assignment he couldn't
    remember where he put that piece of paper.
  14. I was too sick to go I called and cancelled the
    plans.
  15. I might have gone later in the day before dawn
    was just too early.
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