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  1. Conjunctions

  2. Conjunctions are joining words. Conjunctions can join words Lancelot and the other knights fought bravely.

  3. Conjunctions are joining words. Conjunctions can join words phrases The tournament started on the battlefieldand ended in the court at Camelot.

  4. Conjunctions are joining words. Conjunctions can join words phrases clauses Lancelot loved the queen, buthe was loyal to King Arthur.

  5. Coordinating Conjunctions(like the ones below) connect equals.

  6. Subordinating Conjunctions(like the ones below) connect unequals.

  7. Correlative Conjunctions(like the ones below) are related pairs of conjunctions. Neither/Nor Either/Or Not only/But also Both/And

  8. Phrase • A phrase is a group of words without both a subject and a verb. It refers to a single person, place, thing or action. A cunning wizard (a single person)

  9. Phrase • A phrase is a group of words without both a subject and a verb. It refers to a single person, place, thing or action. At the round table (a single place)

  10. Phrase • A phrase is a group of words without both a subject and a verb. It refers to a single person, place, thing or action. King Arthur’s crown (a single thing)

  11. Phrase • A phrase is a group of words without both a subject and a verb. It refers to a single person, place, thing or action. Galloping on horseback (a single action)

  12. Clause A clause is a group of words which contains a subject and a verb.

  13. There are two kinds of clauses • Independent • contains a subject and verb, and can stand on its own as a complete thought. The knight fought the dragon.

  14. There are two kinds of clauses • Independent • Dependent (subordinate) • contains a subject and verb, but can’t stand on its own as a complete thought. Although he found the treasure When the map was destroyed

  15. Dependent or subordinate clauses always begin with a subordinate conjunction Because she was waiting for her prince After they were married Whenever she thought of her wicked stepmother Until she lived in the palace

  16. Independent and subordinate clauses are used to form different types of sentences A simple sentence contains one independent clause. Camelot is a magical place.

  17. Independent and subordinate clauses are used to form different types of sentences A compound sentence contains two independent clauses. Camelot is a magical place, and many authors write about it.

  18. Independent and subordinate clauses are used to form different types of sentences A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one subordinate clause. Camelot is a magical place if you have read the stories.

  19. Independent and subordinate clauses are used to form different types of sentences A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one subordinate clause. (Notice that the independent or subordinate clause can come first.) If you have read the stories, Camelot is a magical place.

  20. Independent and subordinate clauses are used to form different types of sentences A compound-complex sentence contains two independent clauses and one subordinate clause. If you have read the stories, Camelot is a magical place , and many authors write about it.

  21. The End