English grammar

Module 9, Clauses, Review:

Clause Types

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English grammar
English grammar

Clauses

Directions:
Decide whether each group of words is a clause or not a clause.
1.
In case it rains again
clause / not a clause
2.
The carpenter worked with old-fashioned tools to make it
clause / not a clause
3.
And visit our grandparents as well
clause / not a clause
4.
With lots of congratulations and slaps on the back
clause / not a clause
Directions:
Decide if each clause is independent or dependent.
5.
The moon reflects the light from the sun
independent / dependent
6.
Who might have invented the first helicopter
independent / dependent
7.
If you remember correctly
independent / dependent
8.
The astronauts landed on the surface of the moon
independent / dependent

Adjective Clauses

Directions:
Click on all the words in each adjective clause.
9.
I can't find the coat that I wore yesterday.
10.
The actor for whom those roles were written decided not to play them.
11.
Is that the package you were waiting for?
12.
That is the reason why we don't go on long road trips anymore.

Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Adjective Clauses

Directions:
Decide if the bold-faced adjective clause is restrictive or nonrestrictive. Commas have been left out on purpose.
13.
The Roman soldiers who conquered England never conquered all of Scotland.
restrictive / nonrestrictive
14.
Those are clouded leopards which are very endangered in the wild.
restrictive / nonrestrictive
15.
Please throw away the pizza boxes that are under your bed.
restrictive / nonrestrictive
16.
You will have to take Civics the class you failed last year instead of an elective.
restrictive / nonrestrictive

Adverb Clauses

Directions:
Click on all the words in each adverb clause.
17.
That party lasted later than I was able to stay awake.
18.
We decided to camp out in the living room because there are too many mosquitoes outside.
19.
So that the race would be fair, we gave the littlest children a head start.
20.
Whether you believe me or not, I am telling the truth.

Noun Clauses

Directions:
Click on all the words in each noun clause.
21.
No one was told why the event had been cancelled.
22.
Whether or not we would get to go was the big question in everyone's mind.
23.
The great thing about my friends is that they all get along together.
24.
Whoever invented that gadget must have made a fortune off of it.

Classifying Dependent Clauses

Directions:
Identify each bold-faced clause as a noun clause, an adjective clause, or an adverb clause.
25.
Boats are used for transportation in Venice because there are more canals than streets.
noun clause / adjective clause / adverb clause
26.
The winner will be whoever has the most points at the end.
noun clause / adjective clause / adverb clause
27.
The pack of pencils that I brought to school has already disappeared.
noun clause / adjective clause / adverb clause
28.
Whenever I hear that song, I think of my best friend.
noun clause / adjective clause / adverb clause
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