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Independent clauses

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Independent Clause

Expresses a complete thought. It can stand alone as a sentence..

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses


Definition

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Definition

Independent Clause

Expresses a complete thought. It can stand alone as a sentence.Doesn’t need anything else to make sense.

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses


Explained definition

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Explained definition

Independent Clauses

Have a subject, predicate (verb), and makes sense all by itself.

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses


Examples

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Examples

  • Independent Clause Examples:

  • The doorbell rang.

  • She smiled down on the children.

  • The turkey was hot and juicy.

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses


Examples with independent dependent clauses

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses

Examples with independent/dependent clauses

Independent Clauses can come at the end or at the beginning of a sentence.

The girl ran to her room when the boy called her.

After mother got home, she went to bed.

Independent Clauses

Independent Clauses


Practice with independent

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Practice with independent

  • Independent Clauses

  • Since the hurricane hit, many people have been suffering.

  • The clouds gathered quickly, as if it were going to rain.

  • Although the deer was dead, we picked it up anyway.

  • Father asked us to sit down, once the speaker was done.

  • Please be quiet, until Mrs. Slagle is finished.

  • Whether you finish or not, you should always try your best!

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Dependent clauses

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clause

Doesn’t express a complete thought. It can’t stand alone as a sentence..It sounds like something else should follow in order to make sense.

**Must have a subject and predicate(verb) otherwise it’s a phrase**

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses


Examples1

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Examples

Dependent Clause Examples:

because the door was open,

when it started raining,

Until your father gets home,

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses


Examples with independent dependent clauses1

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Examples with independent/dependent clauses

Dependent Clauses can come at the end or at the beginning of a sentence.

The girl ran to her room when the boy called her.

After mother got home, she went to bed.

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses


Subordinating conjunctions

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Subordinating conjunctions

Dependent Clauses begin with Subordinating Conjunctions

After, although, as, as if,

Because, before,

For, if, once,

Since, so, so that, than, that, though, till,

Unless, until,

When, whenever, where, whereas, wherever, whether, while

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses


Commas with dependent clauses

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Commas with dependent clauses

Dependent Clauses

Usually have a comma when they are found in the first part of a sentence.

If found at the end of the sentence, there will not be any comma.

Dependent Clauses

Dependent Clauses


Practice

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Practice

  • Dependent Clauses

  • After the car went off the road, it was totaled.

  • She sang a song when it was her turn.

  • Though the weather man said rain, it was sunny.

  • He hugged her although she was wet.

  • Before the dance, she went home.

  • The boys help out if they get to listen to music.

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Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • She drove the car so that her brother could walk.

  • Whenever it rains, we get a ride from father.

  • Unless the game is over, we always stay to help.

  • The coach gives us advice so we can win the game.

  • Cole helps his mother whereas James just bugs her.

  • He closed the window because it was windy.

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  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • Sugar water is a solution whereas gravel isn’t.

  • Once the ice melted, the grass turned green.

  • He will sleep till his mother comes home.

  • Wherever there is chocolate, there is candy.

  • Since the melt-down, the skaters haven’t been the same.

  • His room was clean before his friend came over.

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Practice3

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  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • If the dance ends at 11:00, come home after it.

  • Naps are great although teenagers don’t think so.

  • As the moon came out, the sun went down.

  • Reports come out whenever 9 weeks end.

  • She parked the car before he got out.

  • While he danced the waltz, she did the Monkey.

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Practice4

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Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • When dad comes home, the house becomes quiet.

  • Mrs. Bigbee smiles whenever her kids follow the rules.

  • After the accident, the cattle were wild.

  • The water fountain was broken because of the handle.

  • Whenever you see a quarter, pick it up.

  • Help one another because it’s the right thing to do.

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Practice5

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  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • They will walk home unless she has detention.

  • The books were late since they were overdue.

  • There’s no way unless your brother goes.

  • While you’re there, pick up another gallon of milk.

  • So there isn’t any fighting, please buy two.

  • The ground will freeze if it gets cold enough.

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Practice6

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Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • If the dance ends at 11:00, come home after it.

  • Naps are great although teenagers don’t think so.

  • As the moon came out, the sun went down.

  • Reports come out whenever 9 weeks end.

  • She parked the car before he got out.

  • While he danced the waltz, she did the Monkey.

You Practice

You Practice


Practice7

You Practice

You Practice

Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • If the dance ends at 11:00, come home after it.

  • Naps are great although teenagers don’t think so.

  • As the moon came out, the sun went down.

  • Reports come out whenever 9 weeks end.

  • She parked the car before he got out.

  • While he danced the waltz, she did the Monkey.

You Practice

You Practice


Practice8

You Practice

You Practice

Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • If the dance ends at 11:00, come home after it.

  • Naps are great although teenagers don’t think so.

  • As the moon came out, the sun went down.

  • Reports come out whenever 9 weeks end.

  • She parked the car before he got out.

  • While he danced the waltz, she did the Monkey.

You Practice

You Practice


Practice9

You Practice

You Practice

Practice

  • Independent/Dependent Clauses

  • If the dance ends at 11:00, come home after it.

  • Naps are great although teenagers don’t think so.

  • As the moon came out, the sun went down.

  • Reports come out whenever 9 weeks end.

  • She parked the car before he got out.

  • While he danced the waltz, she did the Monkey.

You Practice

You Practice


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