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Recommended for Stage Two. Learning about Clauses . Hi! We are going to help you learn about clauses! . Hi! We hope you will enjoy our game. . What is a clause?. A clause is a group of words that contain a verb and its subject. Dogs run. Click on the bold words for an explanation!.

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learning about clauses
Recommended for Stage Two

Learning about Clauses.

Hi!

We are going to help you learn about clauses!

Hi!

We hope you will enjoy our game.

what is a clause
What is a clause?

A clause is a group of words that contain a verb and its subject.

Dogs run.

Click on the bold words for an explanation!

Subject

Verb

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The subject is the person or thing carrying out the action of the verb.

The verb is the action the subject is doing.

Dogs run.

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But wait!!

Clauses can have an object too.

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Sally isswimmingin thepool.

Sally is the subject.

The verb is swimming.

The object is the pool.

Do you understand? I hope so!

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These are 2 more examples before you take the test.

Mary is riding her bike.

subject: Mary

verb: riding

object: bike

Sandy is chewing on bubble gum.

Subject: Sandyverb: chewingobject: gum

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Maybe you need some extra help!

Remember, a clause has a subject and a verb. It also can include an object:

Ben isswimmingin thepool.

Ben is the subject.

The verb is swimming.

The objectis the pool.

this is your test
This is your test.

Wendy called her pet Cutie.

Which one is the verb?

pet

called

her

andy is playing with the ball
Andy is playing with the ball.

Which one is the subject?

playing

ball

Andy

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Dogs have four legs.

Which one is the subject?

have

legs

dogs

the dog caught the frisbee
The dog caught the frisbee.

Which word is the object?

frisbee

caught

dog

miss mobbs walked her dog
Miss Mobbs walked her dog.

Which word is the subject?

Dog

walked

Miss Mobbs

kangaroos hop quickly
Kangaroos hop quickly.

Which word is the verb?

kangaroos

hop

quickly

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Oh no!

That is wrong!

british convicts were sent to australia
British convicts were sent to Australia.

Can you find the subject of this

sentence?

sent

British convicts

Australia

fish swim very fast
Fish swim very fast.

Which word is a verb in this

sentence?

fish

swim

fast

anna washed the dishes
Anna washed the dishes.

Which word is the object in this

sentence?

dishes

washed

Anna

mary had a white lamb
Mary had a white lamb.

Which word is the subject?

lamb

Mary

white

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Well Done! 

You have worked so well!

We hope you enjoyed learning about clauses!

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