By: Price and Erin
- A participial is a word that ends in ed, ing, and en.
- Participle phrases always function as adjectives, adding description to the sentence.
- Ex: The water drained slowly in the pipe clogged with dog hair.
- Ex: After a long day at school and work, Erin found her roommate Ben eating the last piece of the leftover pizza.
- An appositive phrase consists of the appositive and its modifiers which may themselves be phrase.
- The appositive always appears after the word it explains or identifies.
- Ex: My LA teacher, Miss Boyd, has taught for seven years.
- Ex: My notebook is missing, the one I need for math.
- A simple sentence is a sentence having only one clause.
- Has a single subject and predicate. Only h
- Ex: My dog peed on my floor.
- Ex: The colors were dull.
- A sentence containing two or more coordinate independent clauses, usually joined by one or more conjunctions, but no dependent clause, as The lightning flashed.
- Ex: Price likes candy but, he doesn't want diabetes.
- Ex: Erin likes macaroni and cheese so, her mom made her some for dinner.
- A sentence containing one or more dependent clauses in addition to the main clause
- Ex: I go to school so, I can learn.
- Ex: After I came home, I made dinner.