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simple sentences, compound, complex...etc!

simple sentence

has one independent clause

compound sentence

has two independent clauses joined together with a coordinate conjuction

complex sentence

has one independent and one dependent clause

independent clause

another name for the main clause

two categories for a dependent clause

adverb and adjective

two ways to identify an adverb clause

answers an adverb question and starts wth a suboodinate conjuction

two ways to identify an adjective clause

answers an adjective question and starts with a relative pronoun

the formula for finding a direct object

Subject+Action Verb+ Whom/What?

A linking verb usually has a...

predicate noun or predicate adjective

the formula for finding an indirect object

Subject+ Action Verb+ Direct Object+ for whom/ to whom?

In order to have an indirect object a sentence must have...

a direct object

A preposition will never stand alone. True or False?


Name the relative pronouns

which, who, who, what, that, whose

Name 6 coordinate conjuctions

for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

Name the suboodinate conjuctions

since, because, while, if, where

A clause

is a art of a sentence containing a subject and a verb

Another name for a dependent clause is a...

suboordinate clause

When a sentence has two subjects, two verbs, or two direct objects, they are called...

compound subjects, verbs, or direct objects

How do you show the difference between a DO and a PN on a diagram?

| DO and \ PN (PA)

Prepositional phrases always begin with a...

preposition and end with a object of preposition (noun or pronoun)

The subject of a sentence will never be in a prepostional phrase, but a DO could be in one. True or False?



the word in a senence that shows action or being

Helping Verbs

linking verbs that are paired up with action verbs become these

subject of the sentence

the person, place, or thing that does the action

Is smiling a verb?

If you add "ing" to a verb it is not a verb anymore unless it has a helping verb. (ex: You are smiling)

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