We found 42 resources with the keyterm independent clauses
Separating Independent Clauses in Compound SentencesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Does your class dread using semicolons? Use this resource to join two independent clauses using either a comma, semicolon, or colon. Several examples and six practice sentences are available at the bottom for learners to choose the...
Rules of Thumb for Semicolon and Colon UseLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Beginning with a few questions, this presentation explains when to use a semicolon and when to use a colon. Many examples follow with a few slides at the end for practice. (The answers are listed on the same slide as the question so you...
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your WritingLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Encourage your young writers to make their writing more interesting by varying their sentence structures. Each color-coded slide offers definitions and models of sentence forms. The final slide in the presentation presents viewers with...
Understanding Independent and Dependent ClausesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Characteristics of dependent and independent clauses are the focus of this language arts lesson. High schoolers take notes on specific definitions and traits of clauses and their correct grammatical use. This lesson provides links to...
Compound Sentences: Conjunctive AdverbsLesson Planet
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Review the correct usage of semi-colons, commas and conjunctive adverbs in compound sentences. Readers choose an appropriate conjunctive adverb (from a pair of given words) to complete a compound sentence. Then they create a compound...
Clauses: Essential Building-BlocksLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Clear up clause confusion with this grammar handout, complete with a clause identification activity. Using the detailed information and examples of the different types of clauses provided in the worksheet, secondary learners identify and...
Diagramming Practice: Independent, Adjective, and Adverb ClausesLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Use these three sentences as a review for your lesson on clauses and sentence diagramming. Eighth graders identify independent, adjective, and adverb clauses as they diagram the sentences in the space below. The format of the activity...
Fused Sentences (Also called Run-on Sentences)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
After reading a detailed explanation of fused sentences and studying the provided examples, learners reconstruct nine sentences to eliminate comma splices and fused, or run-on, sentences. This could be used as homework or a group exercise.
Subordinate Conjunctions and Complex Sentences for SMART BoardLesson Planet
6th - 9th
A SMART board is a great way to get kids engaged and excited about grammar. Using this SMART board lesson plan and worksheet, pupils study the rules of conjunctions, clauses, and complex sentences. After they have worked on the...