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More About Sentences

Overview

Sentence structure is explored more deeply with attention to prepositional phrases and subordinating conjunctions introducing dependent clauses. This knowledge is applied by examining sentences for simple, compound, or complex structures. The concepts are further advanced by introducing comma splices and the correct methods for reversing those errors. 

What you can expect to learn

  • Determine when to use between and among.
  • Identify prepositions, objects of prepositions, and prepositional phrases.
  • Use a comma after a dependent clause at the beginning of a complex sentence.
  • Correctly use the comma in several situations.
  • Differentiate between a preposition and an adverb.
  • Identify subordinating conjunctions.
  • Identify dependent and independent clauses.
  • Label sentences as simple, compound, or complex.
  • Combine simple sentences to form compound or complex sentences.
Activity List