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Clauses: What Are They?


Curipod generated lesson: "clauses". #5-7

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1. Slide
60 seconds
Clauses: What Are They?
A clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate. Clauses can be either independent or dependent. Clauses can be used to make longer, more complex sentences.
2. Slide
60 seconds
subject: The part of a sentence that names who or what the sentence is about. predicate: The part of a sentence that states something about the subject. independent clause: A clause that can stand alone as a complete sentence.
3. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think is the most important clause in the Constitution?
  • The First Amendment
  • The Second Amendment
  • The Commerce Clause
  • The Supremacy Clause
  • The Equal Protection Clause
4. Slide
60 seconds
Fun facts:
In English, all clauses begin with a capital letter. A single sentence can contain multiple independent clauses joined together with conjunctions. Clauses are often used to form complex sentences in literature and poetry.
5. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What are the two types of clauses?
6. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What is an example of an independent clause?
7. Open question
150 seconds
How could you apply what you've learned about clauses to a sentence?
8. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one type of clause.
9. Open question
330 seconds
What are the benefits of understanding the different types of clauses?

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