Here students add independent clauses to dependent clauses in an effort to complete their clause practice in style. A sentence can be.
Some of the worksheets below are independent and dependent clauses worksheets combining independent clauses identify the clauses as either dependent or independent by marking them i or d learning the two types of words that can be used as connectors at the beginning of an independent clause.
Independent and dependent clauses worksheet. Is it an independent clause or a dependent clause. Since the cat is meowing the dog is barking. Dependent clauses are used to spice up our language but they do not have the ability to stand on their own.
That means that first and foremost it is a complete thought and that it has both a subject and a verb. Clauses lesson slide show lesson teaching students independent and dependent clauses and phrases. Wrac handout 264 independent and dependent clauses more about subordinators and dependent clauses subordinators such as if when since because and although start adverb dependent clauses.
Combine using relative pronouns it s no secret that practicing splitting and combining clauses is at the heart of the clause concept and rightly so this worksheet for grade 7 grade 8 and grade 9 gets students to combine two. Independent and dependent clause worksheets related ela standard. Sentences are a mixed bag of independent and dependent clauses.
When jim studied in the sweet shop for his chemistry quiz it was very noisy. A subject is typically a noun the person place thing or idea that the sentence is about. After although as as if because before even if even though if in order to since though.
A verb expresses the action or condition of the subject. Home english language arts worksheets independent and dependent clauses when you have a group of words that form their own sentence all by themselves we call this an independent clause. A dependent marker word is a word added to the beginning of an independent clause that makes it into a dependent clause.
Independent and dependent clauses a clause is a group of words that contains both a subject and a verb. It includes a practice assessment after the lesson. Curt called his father who was still at work.
Showing top 8 worksheets in the category independent clause and dependent clause. Some of the worksheets displayed are independent and dependent clauses ic independent clause dc dependent clause dependent and independent clauses the basics of syntax dependent clauses independent dependent clauses independent and subordinate clauses independent clause 2 independent clause 3. An independent or coordinate clause is a clause that expresses a complete thought and can stand alone.
Clauses and phrases worksheet rtf clauses and phrases worksheet pdf preview clauses and phrases worksheet in your browser view answers. Some common dependent markers are. The independent clause can in some cases make up an entire sentence.
A dependent or subordinate clause is a clause that does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone. I smashed my car into an oak tree after i went to the store. 1 figure 1 the writing center and academic resource center logo clauses i.
I ll take a walk because the weather is beautiful.