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  1. Grammar! Phrases and Clauses - AAAWWUBBIS

  2. REVIEw: What’s the difference? • Between a phrase and a clause?

  3. What’s the difference? • Between a phrase and a clause? • A phrase is a group of related words that is used as a single part of speech and that does not contain BOTH a verb and a subject. It can’t stand alone. • A clause is a word group that contains a verb and its subject and that is used as a sentence or part of a sentence

  4. Decorating your sentence - FANBOYS • Coordinating Conjunctions connect two INDEPENDENT CLAUSES. Meaning: these two sentences could stand alone, but it’s just better if we put them together… BUT! Since they are independent and don’t like to be part of a pair, we need a FANBOYS and a comma to keep the peace! , Complete Sentence FANBOY Complete Sentence For And Nor But Or Yet So Ex. Sally loves One Direction, but she also loves Ne-yo.

  5. Decorating your sentence - AAAWWUBBIS • Subordinating Conjunction: Subordinating conjunctions add detail to a sentence by connecting a DEPENDENT clause to an INDEPENDENT clause. • Rule #1: When a subordinating conjunction adds detail to the BEGINNING of a sentence as an “INTRODUCER”, you must use a comma to separate the dependent clause from the independent clause. , Subordinating Conjunction Dependent Clause Independent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since Ex: Although the movie ran late, I still made it home by curfew.

  6. Decorating your sentence - AAAWWUBBIS • Subordinating Conjunction: Subordinating conjunctions add detail to a sentence by connecting a DEPENDENT clause to an INDEPENDENT clause. • Rule #2: When a subordinating conjunction adds detail to the END of a sentence, do NOT use a comma to separate the clauses. Independent Clause Subordinating Conjunction Dependent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since Ex: I still made it home by curfew though the movie ran late.

  7. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • As long as I keep One Direction keeps playing music my heart will keep beating.

  8. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • I went to the AHS football game after a very long day at school.

  9. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • Although I prefer Coke to Pepsi any form of caffeine will do for now.

  10. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • If you believe for one second that Mr. White is an innocent victim you are crazy.

  11. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • Before eating chocolate my mother made me eat three pounds of broccoli.

  12. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • Sarah will only be happy when everyone else is as miserable as she is.

  13. Punctuate the following sentence in your notes: • While gallivanting around town Mr. Lovsborg lost his most precious manuscript.

  14. Decorating your sentence - AAAWWUBBIS • Now write: Write two sentences using AAAWWUBBIS to connect a dependent clause with an independent clause using proper punctuation. • Write one sentence that begins with a subordinate clause and an AAAWWUBBIS. • Write one sentence that ends with a subordinate clause and an AAAWWUBBIS. , Subordinating Conjunction Dependent Clause Independent Clause As, After, Although, While, When, Until, Before, Because, If, Since