How can we use phrases in sentences? <ul><li>Phrases can be used to begin sentences to make them more interesting.  </li><...
How can we improve these sentences? <ul><li>The boy tried to get the attention of the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Susan ran...
Use a participle to combine the following groups of sentences . <ul><li>Gary was hoping to find his missing socks. He plun...
Rewrite the following sentences; begin each sentence with a phrase. <ul><li>Ted swam through the under water tunnel, holdi...
 
Using phrases at the beginning of sentences <ul><li>He received news of the contest winners after more than a month. </li>...
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How Can We Use Phrases In Sentences

  1. 1. How can we use phrases in sentences? <ul><li>Phrases can be used to begin sentences to make them more interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>They can also be used as modifiers to give details. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be used to combine short choppy sentences. </li></ul>
  2. 2. How can we improve these sentences? <ul><li>The boy tried to get the attention of the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Susan ran across the street. </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Johnson screamed at the class. </li></ul><ul><li>The students ran into the room. </li></ul><ul><li>The bus crossed the bridge. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use a participle to combine the following groups of sentences . <ul><li>Gary was hoping to find his missing socks. He plunged his arm into the dirty clothes hamper. </li></ul><ul><li>Linda sang the Beatle song she knew. She tried to entertain her guests from England. </li></ul><ul><li>The woman was talking in a loud raspy voice. The woman annoyed everyone by giving away the movie ending. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rewrite the following sentences; begin each sentence with a phrase. <ul><li>Ted swam through the under water tunnel, holding his breath. </li></ul><ul><li>The old house, battered by gale force winds, remained undamaged. </li></ul><ul><li>Cynthia paused for a moment at the top of the stairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Andre changed his mind at the last minute. </li></ul><ul><li>Hillary’s mom, standing at the top of the ladder, still could not reach the knives. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Using phrases at the beginning of sentences <ul><li>He received news of the contest winners after more than a month. </li></ul><ul><li>Juan, exploring the World Wide Web, found many sites about Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Grandpa Max recalled his childhood, speaking into a mike. </li></ul><ul><li>The winding road, covered by heavy fog, was impassable. </li></ul>
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