Name: ______February 26- March 2, 2018
Daily Grammar Warm-Up: Clauses & Sentence StructureDay 1 : Independent and Dependent Clauses
Label the Subject (S) and Verb (V) in each clause. Write IND for independent or DEP for dependent.
- Because the claim states ______
- Students should be allowed to use cell phones in school. ______
- Since teachers work very hard. ______
- Which he learned in third grade. ______
- Tourists often visit the Georgia Aquarium. ______
- I know the woman who owns that store.
- When Jeremy called last night, I was not at home.
- I need the CD that you borrowed last week.
- Please fold these clothes before they become wrinkled.
- After you finish your work, you may read a book.
Day 3: Identify whether the underlined dependent clause is being used as an ADJECTIVE (ADJ) or ADVERB (ADV) Clause. Circle the word it modifies.
- Whenever I heart that song, I think of my last birthday party. ______
- People who like to fish must have a lot of patience. ______
- Because I do not like Brussels sprouts, I politely declined them. ______
- The research report that was assigned last month is due tomorrow!______
- The flag should be brought indoors when the weather is bad. ______
- Paris loves the beach, but Isaac loves the mountains. ______
- I can’t wait for Winter Break! ______
- The Falcons arrived in Houston on Sunday; the Patriots arrived on Monday. ______
- Have you ever watched the movie, Rio? ______
- This may be your lucky day. ______
Independent: Can stand alone (complete sentence)
Dependent: (adds to the sentence, cannot stand by itself)
Adverb: Modifies a VERB (action)Adjective: description word (which one, what kind, how many)Day 5: Clauses & Sentence Structure Review
Part A: Identify whether each clause is INDEPENDENT or DEPENDENT.
- Who have the day off. IND DEP
- George thanked the presenters and sat down. IND DEP
- Because this day is so important. IND DEP
- As he was leaving for work, Andy forgot his coffee on the kitchen counter. ADJ ADV
- Jonathan forgot his presentation that he had worked on the night before. ADJ ADV
- The crowd roared when David Ortiz hit another homerun. ADJ ADV
- We should hurry; the show will start soon. SIMPLE COMPOUND
- Marissa watered the plants and fertilized them. SIMPLE COMPOUND
- Gracie likes horror stories, so she has been reading Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories.
Part D: Underline the INDPENDENT CLAUSE ONCE and the DEPENDENT CLAUSE TWICE. Identify whether the sentence is SIMPLE, COMPOUND, or COMPLEX.
- Emily tore the paper in half and gave half to Julianna. SIMPLE COMPOUND COMPLEX
- Summer will be here before you know it. SIMPLE COMPOUND COMPLEX
- Zion ran a two-day athletic clinic, and it was successful. SIMPLE COMPOUND COMPLEX