Complex sentences subordinatooorrr!

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Complex sentences subordinatooorrr!

  1. 1. Are you ready to RUMBLE?! Intro. to Complex SentencesPlease turn to your Notessection in your journals.
  2. 2. A Quick Review Independent Clause (IC) = Subject + VerbDependent Clause (DC) = Subordinator + Subject + Verb Sentence formulas we know: Follow me to find IC. out how to use the IC, cc IC. SUBORDINATOR! IC; IC.
  3. 3. A New Formula Independent Clause (IC) = Subject + VerbDependent Clause (DC) = Subordinator + Subject + Verb Today’s new formulas: These are DC, IC. COMPLEX sentences. IC DC.
  4. 4. In order to make a DEPENDENT CLAUSE, you have to use a SUBORDINATOR. Here are some common subordinators: because if when so that after as if whatever whenever
  5. 5. !!!
  6. 6. So, again... Independent Clause (IC) = Subject + VerbDependent Clause (DC) = Subordinator + Subject + Verb Today’s new formulas: These are DC, IC. COMPLEX sentences. IC DC.
  7. 7. Also important to note...Complex sentences ALWAYS show relationships between things.
  8. 8. Let’s look at some examples from the grammar textbook.•Although Mr. Fisher seems like a concerned father, he isinattentive to Paul.•After she talked to the principal, Mrs. Fisher worried aboutthe lack of a disaster plan.•Because Paul is serious about soccer, the Seagulls accepthim as a teammate.•When anyone touches Paul’s glasses or eyes, he goesberserk.•If textbook authors continue writing bizarre sentences suchas those listed above, students will not take them seriously.
  9. 9. And now we can reverse them!•He is inattentive to Paul although Mr. Fisher seems like aconcerned father.•Mrs. Fisher worried about the lack of a disaster plan aftershe talked to the principal.
  10. 10. Assignment On a piece of notebook paper, compose the following:*2 simple sentences*2 compound sentences using a commaand conjunction*1 compound sentence using a semicolon*2 complex sentences beginning with asubordinating conjunction*2 complex sentences withsubordinating conjunction in the middle

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