Each sentence has both and independent clause and a dependent clause. Sentences are a mixed bag of independent and dependent clauses.
When the fog lifted.
Independent and dependent clauses worksheet pdf. The independent clause can in some cases make up an entire sentence. Caused by the high winds b. I can t get my phone to charge so i must need a new battery.
By using either highlighters or pens highlight or underline the dependent clause with one color and the independent clause with another in each sentence. Completed sentence on the lines below and underline the subordinate clause. We could see the storm damage.
1 i ve applied for three jobs hoping to get one. 1 figure 1 the writing center and academic resource center logo clauses i. A sentence can be.
Is it an independent clause or a dependent clause. Wrac handout 264 independent and dependent clauses more about subordinators and dependent clauses subordinators such as if when since because and although start adverb dependent clauses. I ll take a walk because the weather is beautiful.
After you take out the garbage b. If it is a subordinate clause write sub in the blank. Subordinate dependent clause doesn t express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as a sentence.
Off the ground c. A verb expresses the action or condition of the subject. I smashed my car into an oak tree after i went to the store.
Curt called his father who was still at work. Subordinate dependent clause and one independent clause. Be sure to collect the debris clauses.
Since the cat is meowing the dog is barking. Because i don t know how to do my math homework i need to call jim for help. Independent and dependent clause worksheets related ela standard.
Independent and dependent clauses below there are sentences. A dependent or subordinate clause is a clause that does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone. It can stand alone as a sentence.
Home english language arts worksheets independent and dependent clauses when you have a group of words that form their own sentence all by themselves we call this an independent clause. I am saving my money because i want to buy a new ipad. Dependent clauses are used to spice up our language but they do not have the ability to stand on their own.
Linda wants to write a novel but she is afraid to try. Independent and dependent clauses a clause is a group of words that contains both a subject and a verb. That means that first and foremost it is a complete thought and that it has both a subject and a verb.
A subordinate clause or dependent clause does not express a complete thought. Underline the independent clause or clauses in each sentence. It cannot stand alone as a complete sentence.
Independent and subordinate clauses an independent clause or main clause expresses a complete thought. A subject is typically a noun the person place thing or idea that the sentence is about. Sandy likes to read mysteries because she wants to be a detective.
An independent or coordinate clause is a clause that expresses a complete thought and can stand alone. If the underlined part of the sentence is an independent clause write ind in the blank.