Literacy_Word_Sentence_Display

Literacy_Word_Sentence_Display - (Tim found a purse. He...

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A simple sentence consists of a single clause A compound sentence consists of two clauses joined by a word like and or but A complex sentence consists of a main clause and a subordinate clause (a clause that doesn’t make sense on its own) Which type of sentences are these?
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*David turned on the light when he entered the room. *David entered the room. * David entered the room and he switched on the light. A noun is a part of speech that names a thing or person. A proper noun refers to a person , place or specific thing .
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A compound noun is a noun that is made up of two other words . (bookcase or postcard) The active voice tells you that someone or something does something. (The dog bit the boy) The passive voice tells you that something is done by someone or something. (The boy was bitten by the dog)
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A pronoun is often used to avoid repeating a noun.
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Unformatted text preview: (Tim found a purse. He took it to the police) A semi-colon (;) can be used to separate sentences that are close in meaning. (He ran down the stairs; he reached the door; he opened it) Colons (:) are used to introduce a list . (There are two reasons why you shouldnt go to the party: you have not finished your work and you havent tidied your room) Words that sound the same , but have different spelling and meanings are called homophones . Words that sound the same and have the same spelling , but different meanings are called homonyms . When a word ends in y , to make it plural, change the y to i and add es . When a word ends in f , change the f to v and add es. Some words do not change in the plural such as sheep, can you think of any more?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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