“Clauses, 1/18.” (9p)
ONE INDEPENDENT clause: write I (simple).
ONE DEPENDENT clause: write D (fragment).
ONE OF EACH: write either I + D or D + I (complex).
TWO INDEPENDENT clauses: write I + I (compound).
(Tip: You should be able to tell just by scanning and looking for the sentence that is different.)
- The llama is a quadruped with a beak for eating and fins for swimming.
- I like turtles because they are cute.
- I sent the llama to the store before the party started.
- When we all finally got there.
- Across the street from his house was a teepee.
- You would like it if you were a bird.
- Herbie the llama ate some grass, and it gave him gas.
- He failed the test after he ignored the warning.
- So his mom spanked him.
- Bonus: When you improperly combine two independent clauses into one sentence, it is a mistake called a ______.
(**Lepidoptera = moths and butterflies. Moths like to live in places that are dark and not opened very often, like old closets.)
1. _______ 2. _______ 3. _______ 4. _______ 5._______ 6. What is she accusing him of being?_______
7. forgettable : iconic :: emotional : ________
8. She has high ______(ations). She wants to rule the world.
9. huge : diminutive :: inspiring : ______
10. The root of this word means “life.” _____
11. They tried to _______ the angry mob by telling them their concerns would be addressed.
12. Reading Shakespeare for the first time can be rather ______.