Monday, March 5, 2012 HW: COMPLETE WORKSHEET • Read Quietly • Sentence Variety: • Review Cornell Notes • W&G, page 438, Exercise 19 • Practice Worksheet
Independent Clause • An independent clause expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a sentence. • The sun set hours ago.
Subordinate Clause • A subordinate/dependent clause does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as a sentence. • When I read a book • Which looks like a dolphin
What words begin subordinate clauses? • Subordinating Conjunctions: after, although, since, while, because, when, as long as • Relative Pronouns: that, which, who, whom, whose
Subordinate Clause • When summer comes • What I have to say • That she brought home • As Peter dried the dishes • Since we talked
W&G page 438, exercise 19Independent Clause: UnderlinedDependent Clause: Red • The singer was terrific. • Before she came out on stage, the band played several instrumental numbers. • The guitar player, who was especially good, played one solo with his teeth. • The music was extremely loud. • The audience cheered wildly when she began singing the first song. • The lights focused on her as she sang and danced. • In the middle of the concert, the band took a break. • My favorite song was called “In the Midnight Hour.” • Everyone sang along as they performed the last song. • When the curtain closed and the lights came on, we knew the show was over.
Clause Practice • Handout: • Study front • Complete 2 exercise on back • Take Cornell Notes on Adjective Clauses, W&G, page 439 • Include: • Key Concept • Questions adjective clauses answer • Words adjective clauses begin with • 7 examples • Take Cornell Notes on Adverb Clauses, W&G, pages 441-442 • Include: • 2 Key Concepts • Questions abverb clauses answer • List of 21 subordinating conjunctions • 10 examples