expresses a single thought and can stand by itself as a sentence
Ex: The eighth graders made their teachers proud in Washington, DC.
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as a sentence. The meaning is complete only when it is attached to something else.
Ex:The eighth graders made us proud when they behaved so well on the trip.
a subordinate(dependent) clause that modifies a noun or pronoun
Ex: The Kennedy Center is the place where we say the hilarious play, Shear Madness.
Which one or what kind
An adjective clause follows the word(s) it modifies and tells ______ or _______
An adjective clause is usually introduced by a _____ ________ or a ________ _________.
Essential Adjective Clause
provides information that is necessary to the meaning of the sentence; not set off by commas
Ex: HH Girls, who do not like Starbucks seem to be nonexistent.
provides additional information that can be omitted; always set off by commas.
Ex: HH Girls, whose feet were aching by the end of each day, never complained about all the walking we did on our trip.
a subordinate(dependent) clause that modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb
Ex. The students will miss their stop if they don't pay attention to the announcements on the metro.
How, when, where, why, to what extent, or under what condition
What are the six questions an adverb clause answers?
adverb clause in which part of it may be omitted when the meaning is understood
Ex: We liked the new hotel better than we liked the old one.
Mrs. Johnson's group learned that the hand dryers in the American Indian Museum bathroom were powerful.