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Let’s play…. Phrase & Clause Basketball!. What is a verbal ?. A verb form that acts as another part of speech. What are the 2 prepositional phrases in the following sentence & what do they modify? *2pt.

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Let’s play…

Phrase & Clause Basketball!


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What is a verbal?

A verb form that acts as another part of speech


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What are the 2 prepositional phrases in the following sentence & what do they modify? *2pt.

Skyler loves our new home outside Miami near a small bay, which offers her many adventures.

1st Phrase:

outside Miami

Modifies:

home

2nd Phrase:

near a small bay

Modifies:

home


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What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence? *1pt.

She traveled extremely well for a cat.

for a cat.


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What word is the prepositional phrase for a cat modifying in the following sentence? *1pt.

She traveled extremely well for a cat.

well

Making it an adverb or an adjective phrase? *1pt.

adverb


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What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence? *1pt.

Each morning we searched around the room to find her.

around the room

Why isn’t the prep. phrase to find her? *1pt.

Because to find her is an infinitive phrase!


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What are the 2 prepositional phrases in the following sentence & what are they modifying? *2pts.

I made many drawings of her during the trip.

of her

Modifying: drawings

2nd Prepositional Phrase

during the trip

Modifying: made


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What 2 things do you need to remember about a gerund phrase?

  • Verb form ending in –ing

  • Acts as a Noun


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Is the italicized phrase a: Gerund, Participial, Infinitive, Appositive, or Prepositional Phrase? *1pt.

Owning her own business has always been Janet’s dream.

Gerund


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Q: What do you need to remember about an infinitive phrase?

It starts with “to”


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What is the difference between an infinitive phrase that starts with “to” and a prepositional phrase that starts with “to”?

An infinitive phrase does not have an object; it will have a verbal in it.

A prepositional phrase has an object and no verbal.


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Q: What 1 word do you think of when you hear Participial Phrase, or Participle?

A: Adjective


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Q: What is an appositive phrase?

A: A group of words with an appositive. (An appositive is a N or Prn placed beside another N or Prn to describe it.)


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Q: Which sentence has a gerund phrase in it?

Angela likes fishing for trout in the Adirondacks.

Waiting in line, Mike got annoyed.

A: The 1st sentence


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Q:What phrase do you see in this sentence and what kind of phrase is it? *2pts

Looking at himself in the distorted mirror, Sean laughed.

A: Participial phrase: Looking at himself in the mirror.


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Q: A:What is the appositive phrase in this sentence?

B: What N is the appositive describing? *2pts.

The actor, a friend of ours, obviously enjoyed playing the villain.

A: a friend of ours B: actor


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Q: Part 1:What 2 things do you need to remember about a phrase in general?

A: 1- it does not have a subject & verb working together.

2- the whole thing acts as 1 POS

Q: Part 2:TRUE or FALSE? A phrase can act as a complete sentence.

A: FALSE


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Q: What 3 things does an independent clause have?

  • Subject

  • Verb

  • Complete Thought


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Q: What 3 characteristics does a dependent clause have?

  • Subject

  • Verb

  • NOComplete Thought


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Is the italicized clause Independent or Dependent?

The friendly man who took the tickets was the conductor.

Dependent Clause


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Q: A:What is the dependent clause in this sentence?

B: Is the clause acting as an ADJ, ADV, or N? *2pts.

That he is married and has raised his own children also displays his dedication to people.

A: That he is married and has raised his own children

B: Noun…it is the subject of the sentence


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Q: A:What is the dependent clause in this sentence?

B: Is the clause acting as an ADJ, ADV, or N & why? *2pts.

If the new softball field is ready, we will play on it in the spring.

A: If the new softball field is ready

B: Adv…it is describing play


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Q: A:What is the dependent clause in this sentence?

B: Is the clause acting as an ADJ, ADV, or N & why? *2pts.

Whoever writes an exceptional paper will get a level 3 TOT !

A: Whoever writes an exceptional paper

B: Noun…it is the subject


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Q: A:What is the dependent clause in this sentence?

B: Is the clause acting as an ADJ, ADV, or N & why? *2pts.

Joe had shown pictures that he had from sixth grade.

A: that he had from sixth grade.

B: Adj…it is describing pictures

Why can’t “Joe had shown pictures” be a dependent clause? 1 pt.

It is an ind clause!

What POS is the word “that”? 1 pt.

Relative pronoun


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Q: A:What is the dependent clause in this sentence?

B: Is the clause acting as an ADJ, ADV, or N? *2pts.

If you want to be successful, you should commit yourself to something whole-heartedly.

A: If you want to be successful

B: ADV…it is modifying should commit


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True or False? *1 pt.

A clause will always act as a complete sentence.

FALSE


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What is the difference between a subordinate clause and a dependent clause?

NOTHING…THEY’RE THE SAME THING!!!


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Tell which sentence has the noun clause and which one has the adjective clause and why.

Did you find any plates that are chipped?

I can see that this plate is chipped.

The 1st sentence has an Adjective Clause because the phrase is describing plates.

The 2nd sentence has a Noun Clause because it tells what I can see and is the Direct Object.


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3 Part Question!

Q: Part 1:What type of phrase is underlined in the following sentence?

I went to the store.

A: Prepositional Phrase/Adverb Phrase

Q: Part 2: What is the preposition?

A: Part 2: to

Q: Part 3: What is the Object of the Preposition?

A: Part 3: store


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Analyze the following 2 sentences.

Sent. 1: The friendly man who was the conductor.

What specific part of speech is the word “who” in the sentence above? 1 pt.

Relative Pronoun (1pt.)

Which means it must be introducing what specifically?

Dep. Adj. Clause (1pt.)

Sent. 2: Who was the friendly man?

What specific POS is the word “Who” in the sentence above?

Interrogative Pronoun…introducing a question (1 pt.)


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Good Luck on the Test!

Don’t forget to study!!!

Test is Monday!!!

Confidence is key!!!


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