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Warm-up #5. How should the punctuation in the sentence above be corrected? Put a comma after visited Put a comma after Taylor Put a comma after year Put a comma after going. “Last summer, I visited my uncle,” said Taylor “but this year I’m going to Hollywood.”. Warm-up #5.

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Warm up 5

Warm-up #5

  • How should the punctuation in the sentence above be corrected?

    • Put a comma after visited

    • Put a comma after Taylor

    • Put a comma after year

    • Put a comma after going

“Last summer, I visited my uncle,” said Taylor

“but this year I’m going to Hollywood.”


Warm up 51

Warm-up #5

Which is the BEST way to combine the two sentences above?

A. I need to mow the front yard, and the grass has grown six inches in a week.

B. I need to mow the front yard because the grass has grown six inches in a week.

C. If I need to mow the front yard, the grass has grown six inches in a week.

D. I need to mow the front yard, the grass has grown six inches in a week.

I need to mow the front yard. The grass

has grown six inches in a week.


Dependent clauses

Dependent Clauses

  • Begin with subordinate conjunction:

    after unless until

    when as far as whenever

    as soon as if because while before since

    Or relative pronoun:

    that which who whom where


Dependent clauses1

Dependent Clauses

  • Have a subject and a verb:

    when springarrives

    because shehad lost her job

    where there is smoke

    where Iwas born

  • Don’t make a complete sentence

    When springarrives, what will happen?

    What resulted because shehad lost her job

    Where there is smoke, there is what?

    What happened to the place where Iwas born?


Complex sentences

Complex Sentences

  • When Spring arrives, the flowers bloom.

  • The poor woman had no money because she had lost her job.

  • Where there is smoke, there is fire.

  • The place where I was born has been turned into apartments.


Complex sentences1

Complex Sentences

Find the dependent clause in these complex sentences.

  • When the alarm clock sounded off this morning. I did not want to get up.

  • As I climbed out of bed, I noticed that it was still dark outside.

  • Because I couldn’t see, I tripped over a table in the living room.

  • While I was eating breakfast, my two dogs went outside.

  • The sun began to come up after I finished breakfast.

  • I like to listen to music while I get ready in the morning.

  • The shirt that I wanted to wear needed ironing.

  • The dogs got in their crates because they knew I was leaving.

  • I remembered that I hadn’t locked the front door as soon as I got in my car.

  • As I pulled out of my driveway. I passed a Cherokkee County school bus.


Complex sentence practice

Complex Sentence Practice

  • Red Workbook, page 154, Exercise A Only

  • You’ll have to copy the sentences onto a sheet of paper because we only have a class set of these workbooks (an economy cutback)

  • Follow the directions. Underline only the words that the directions tell you to.

  • You should be able to answer this question when you are done: What are words that are not underlined?


Stem squares 10

Stem Squares #10

  • Create a sentence for each stem using the stem’s definition and one example word.

    Example: cide – kill:

    The exterminator from Cook’s Pest Control used an environmentally safe pesticide inside the house to kill unwanted bugs.

  • Illustrate the sentence

    using at least 3 colors.


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