November 11, 2016

Bell Work #26 – 11/11/16- Identifying clauses and determining the type of sentence found.

Copy the following sentences one at a time and answer the questions below after each one. Underline any verbs twice and subjects once, bracket the clause(s), and label each clause as IC or DC. Number 1-6 after each sentence.

1. Because I traveled to Catoosa, my gas expense each month rose.
2. My gas expense rose each month because I traveled to Catoosa, and driving a two-ton truck helps little to none.

  1. How many sets of subjects and verbs?
  2. How many clauses?
  3. How many dependent clauses?
  4. How many independent clauses?
  5. Is there a comma followed by a coord-conj, (,CC), or a semi-colon?
  6. Is it simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?