# Independent clauses

In this lesson, we will introduce the concept of independent clauses. We will then apply that knowledge in a piece of creative writing.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these sentences is complete?

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Q2.Which sentence is correct?

2/5

Q3.Which part of this sentence tells when it happened? I watched Match of the Day last night.

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Q4.Which sentence has punctuated speech correctly?

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Q5.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these sentences is complete?

1/5

Q2.Which sentence is correct?

2/5

Q3.Which part of this sentence tells when it happened? I watched Match of the Day last night.

3/5

Q4.Which sentence has punctuated speech correctly?

4/5

Q5.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

5/5

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# Independent Clauses

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following sentences are independent clauses? CHOOSE THREE.

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is the subject of the following sentence? The young prince turned to his mother and asked where his sister was.

2/6

Q3.Which of the following are fragments? CHOOSE THREE.

Select three (3) boxes

3/6

Q4.Which sentence has punctuated speech correctly?

4/6

Q5.Which sentence is NOT a run-on sentence?

5/6

Q6.Which of these sentences is punctuated correctly?

6/6

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Independent Clauses

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following sentences are independent clauses? CHOOSE THREE.

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is the subject of the following sentence? The young prince turned to his mother and asked where his sister was.

2/6

Q3.Which of the following are fragments? CHOOSE THREE.

Select three (3) boxes

3/6

Q4.Which sentence has punctuated speech correctly?

4/6

Q5.Which sentence is NOT a run-on sentence?

5/6

Q6.Which of these sentences is punctuated correctly?

6/6

# Lesson summary: Independent clauses

## Time to move!

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