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Sentence Crafting Question 1 • Identify the subject in this sentence. • Amira likes to shop.
Sentence Crafting Answer 1 • Amira is the subject of the sentence because the sentence is about Amira.
Sentence Crafting Question 2 • What kind of subject is the following. • Amira and Hiba like to eat chocolate.
Sentence Crafting Answer 2 • Amira and Hiba are the subjects. • Since two people make up the subject, the subject is compound.
Sentence Crafting Question 3 • What is the difference between an independent and a dependent clause? • What are the similarities?
Sentence Crafting Answer 3 • Both independent and dependent clauses have a subject and a predicate. • Independent clauses make sense on their own, but dependent clauses don’t. Dependent clauses must rely on independent clauses to make sense.
Sentence Crafting Question 4 • Identify the predicate in the following sentence. • Alec is always hyper.
Sentence Crafting Answer 4 • The predicate is “is hyper” • “is hyper” is Alec’s state of being, and a predicate is the action or the state of being of the subject.
Sentence Crafting Question 5 • What is a noun?
Sentence Crafting Answer 5 • An noun is a person, place, or thing.
Sentence Crafting Question 6 • What is the difference between an abstract and a concrete noun?
Sentence Crafting Answer 6 • An abstract noun is not made up of matter. It does not take up space in the universe. It is intangible. Examples: peace, love, hope • A concrete noun is made up of matter. It takes up space in the universe. It is tangible. Examples: rock, paper, scissors
Sentence Crafting Question 7 • Name the coordinating conjunctions. • What do coordinating conjunctions do?
Sentence Crafting Answer 7 • The coordinating conjunctions are: For And Nor But Or Yet So • Coordinating conjunctions connect words in a sentence or they connect independent clauses. FANBOYS
Sentence Crafting Question 8 • List the being verbs.
Sentence Crafting Answer 8 • Is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been • Remember, being verbs show a subject’s state of being rather than an action.
Sentence Crafting Question 9 • What are the four kinds of sentences based on function (how they are used)?
Sentence Crafting Answer 9 • Declarative = Statement • Imperative = Command • Interrogative = Question • Exclamatory = Exclamation
Sentence Crafting Question 10 • Which punctuation is associated with each sentence kind based on function? • Imperative… • Declarative… • Interrogative… • Exclamatory…
Sentence Crafting Answer 10 • Imperative ! • Declarative . • Interrogative ? • Exclamatory !
Sentence Crafting Question 11 • When joining two independent clauses, what punctuation should be used?
Sentence Crafting Answer 11 • When connecting two independent clauses, use a semicolon. • Example: Pizza is delicious; it’s especially good when the cheese is hot and gooey.
Sentence Crafting Question 12 • When is a comma used to separate independent and dependent clauses?
Sentence Crafting Answer 12 • When the dependent clause comes before an independent clause use a comma to separate the two. • When the dependent clause comes after the independent clause, no comma is necessary.
Sentence Crafting Question 13 • What kind of sentence error is this: I like to go to the movies I especially like to go with my son we both like the same kinds of movies. • How is such an error corrected?
Sentence Crafting Answer 13 • The sentence error is a run-on. • I like to go to the movies. I especially like to go with my son. We both like the same kinds of movies.
Sentence Crafting Question 14 • True or false? A comma can be used to separate two independent clauses.
Sentence Crafting Answer 14 • False. To separate two independent clauses with a comma is a sentence error called comma splice.
Sentence Crafting Question 15 • True or false? A coordinating conjunction can be used along with a comma to separate two independent clauses. • Example: Summer is the most wonderful season, but it is never long enough.
Sentence Crafting Answer 15 • True. Summer is the most wonderful season, but it is never long enough. Comma + conjunction
Sentence Crafting Question 16 • Which of the following is an example of a sentence fragment? a. in the end b. rainbows are beautiful c. Stop
Sentence Crafting Answer 16 • Which of the following is an example of a sentence fragment? a. in the end (fragment) b. rainbows are beautiful (independent clause) c. Stop (command)