Tuesday, 1/27/15
Vocabulary Warm Up, 1/27/15. Write the word. You will use words more than once.
  1. ______
  2. ______
  3. ______
  4. ______
  5. ______
  6. Typewriters have become _______ because everyone now uses computers.
  7. The performance was so bad, it was ______ to watch. 
  8. After she fell, she got up and tested her leg _________(ly) to see if it would support her weight.
  9. Rappers are trying to look "hard" when they wear their hats at a ________ angle.
  10. After the bride had a fight with her best friend, her friend's reception at the reception was rather _________. 

Independent and Dependent Clauses.
(What does a clause have to have?)
IND = Can stand alone as a sentence.
DEP = Cannot.


  1. After I ate a doughnut, I felt rapturous.  a) independent  b) dependent
  2. Jimmy ate a doughnut; he got sick.  a) independent  b) dependent
  3. There are some things in life that we'll never know a) independent  b) dependent
  4. You must say, "Sir," when you say, "Mr. Coward." a) independent  b) dependent
  5. I ate a second doughnut, and I still felt good a) independent  b) dependent
  6. Maybe the mall where the store was charged a high rent.  a) independent  b) dependent
  7. When he started his company, he had nothing.  a) independent  b) dependent
  8. (Bonus: When you use a dependent clause as a "sentence," that mistake is called a ________ .)
Here's a link for more practice: http://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/clause.htm

Giver Quiz. (5p)
  1. (p65) Jonas's sheet only had eight instructions. All but three of them disturbed him. Which three were the least unnerving to him?
  2. Why does the final rule unnerve Jonas so much?  
  3. What happened to the previous selection for the new Receiver?
120 Seconds.