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6th Grade Language Arts: Clauses & Phrases - Chapter Summary
This chapter in the 6th grade language arts course provides teachers and parents with a great tool for refreshing their students' knowledge of clauses and phrases. The instructors in these lessons present the material with an engaging multimedia short designed to increase concept retention and synthesis of ideas. Students can use the lesson transcript as a notes page to accompany their classroom materials and take the quizzes to see which areas may need more focus. A chapter exam is available for parents and teachers to get an idea of students' learning progress.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|What is a Clause?||Students learn the basics about clauses: what they are and examples.|
|Types of Clauses: Noun, Adverbial, & Relative Clauses||In this lesson each type of clause is discussed in-depth, including a discussion of dependent and independent clauses.|
|Restrictive Clause: Examples, Lesson & Quiz||Instructors provide an introduction to and examples of restrictive clauses.|
|What is a Phrase?||This video describes the basics of phrases and the differences between noun, verb, and absolute phrases.|
|Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial, Prepositional & More||With this lesson, the instructor guides students through examples of the types of phrases.|
|Appositives and Appositive Phrases: Definition, Examples & Quiz||This video explains how an appositive renames a noun and how to identify appositive phrases.|
1. What is a Clause?
In this lesson, we will define what a clause is. We will then look at the different types of clauses, define each of the types, provide some examples of each, and then discuss why they are important in our writing.
2. Types of Clauses: Noun, Adverbial, & Relative Clauses
In this lesson, we will define clause. We will then review independent and dependent clauses. Finally, we will focus on the different types of dependent clauses - including relative, noun and adverbial - discuss how to recognize them and then discuss how to use the clauses in our writing.
3. Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination
This lesson is about independent and dependent clauses, and how they make up a sentence. Dependent clauses, like the name suggests, rely on other elements in a sentence. Independent clauses, on the other hand, can stand alone. Learn more in this lesson.
4. What is a Phrase?
In this lesson, we will define a phrase. We will then discuss the different kinds of phrases, look at examples of each, and then discuss how to use them correctly in writing.
5. Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial, Prepositional & More
The writing of a sentence begins with a phrase. In this lesson, we will discuss the definition of a phrase, the different types of phrases, and how knowing what a phrase is will improve your writing.
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