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  • Last weekend I wanted to go hiking in the Verdugo Mountains. However, I had to be at Dubnoff Center all day on Saturday and it never happened. Saturday night I played guitar and chatted with some friends. Meanwhile, Rick was at Jason’s house watching UFC. It was Sunday morning when Rick and I finally spent some time together. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast on the patio: vegan breakfast burritos, pineapple chunks with coconut, and masala chai.

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  • 1. Basic Comma Rules Ambre Lee Dubnoff Center
  • 2. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses
  • 3. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause.
  • 4. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. If they want to win
  • 5. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. If they want to win Is this a complete sentence?
  • 6. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example
  • 7. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win , athletes must exercise everyday.
  • 8. Basic Comma Rules Write another sentence in your notebook that uses the example as a model. Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win, athletes must exercise everyday.
  • 9. Basic Comma Rules Write another sentence in your notebook that uses the example as a model. If I want to play guitar , I have to practice everyday. Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win , athletes must exercise everyday.
  • 10. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win, athletes must exercise everyday. Introductory Clauses start with adverbs
  • 11. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win, athletes must exercise everyday. Introductory Clauses start with adverbs after, although, as, because, before, if, since, though, until, when, etc.
  • 12. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that provide background information or "set the stage" for the main part of the sentence, the independent clause. Example If they want to win, athletes must exercise everyday. Introductory Clauses start with adverbs after, although, as, because, before, if, since, though, until, when, etc. Using your spelling words, write three sentences that have introductory clauses and the proper comma usage.
  • 13. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words
  • 14. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next.
  • 15. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next. Example
  • 16. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next. Example The coaches reviewed the game strategy. Meanwhile, the athletes trained on the Nautilus equipment.
  • 17. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next. Example The coaches reviewed the game strategy. Meanwhile, the athletes trained on the Nautilus equipment. Follow the above example and write a sentence that uses an introductory word.
  • 18. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next. Example The coaches reviewed the game strategy. Meanwhile, the athletes trained on the Nautilus equipment. Follow the above example and write a sentence that uses an introductory word. The teachers ate their lunch. Meanwhile, the students continued talking.
  • 19. Basic Comma Rules Terms Definitions/Examples Introductory Words Introductory words like however, still, furthermore, and meanwhile create continuity from one sentence to the next. Example The coaches reviewed the game strategy. Meanwhile, the athletes trained on the Nautilus equipment. Write a paragraph about last weekend and utilize at least two introductory words (and appropriate comma usage).
  • 20. Basic Comma Rules
    • Last weekend I wanted to go hiking in the Verdugo Mountains. However, I had to be at Dubnoff Center all day on Saturday and it never happened. Saturday night I played guitar and chatted with some friends. Meanwhile, Rick was at Jason’s house watching UFC. It was Sunday morning when Rick and I finally spent some time together. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast on the patio: vegan breakfast burritos , pineapple chunks with coconut , and masala chai.