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Ch 3: 7th Grade Language Arts: Clauses & Phrases

About This Chapter

Watching the fun video lessons in this chapter can help 7th graders build and strengthen their understanding of the types of clauses and phrases in English. Students can check their comprehension of the material by completing lesson quizzes and the chapter exam.

7th Grade Language Arts: Clauses & Phrases - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons can help your 7th grader improve the grammar and writing skills they've been introduced to in language arts class. Covering the types of clauses and phrases, the lessons are entertaining and usually less than 10 minutes long. Instructors teach students how to identify and correctly use noun clauses, restrictive clauses, gerund phrases, prepositional phrases and more. Students can send questions to instructors and use the lesson transcripts to enhance their study time. You can assess how well your 7th grader understands clauses and phrases based on their scores on lesson quizzes and the chapter exam.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

LessonObjective
What is a Clause?Students learn about what clauses are and how to use them in their writing effectively.
Types of Clauses: Noun, Adverbial, & Relative ClausesThis lesson explains how to recognize noun, adverbial and relative clauses in sentences.
Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & CoordinationStudents learn to differentiate between sentences' dependent and independent clauses.
Restrictive Clause: Examples, Lesson & QuizThe instructor teaches students the function of restrictive clauses and how they can enhance writing.
What is a Phrase?Students learn what a phrase is and how to use them correctly in sentences.
Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial, Prepositional & MoreIn this lesson, students examine the types of phrases and how they're used.
Appositives and Appositive Phrases: Definition, Examples & QuizThe instructor teaches students what appositives and appositive phrases are and how to identify them.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: 7th Grade Language Arts: Clauses & Phrases
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What is a Clause?

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.

Types of Clauses: Noun, Adverbial, & Relative Clauses

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.

Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination

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.

Restrictive Clause: Examples & Overview

4. Restrictive Clause: Examples & Overview

In this lesson, we will define and explore the functions of the restrictive clause. Restrictive clauses provide specific and necessary information in a sentence and clarify essential details that help improve sentence meaning.

What is a Phrase?

5. 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.

Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial, Prepositional & More

6. 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.

Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Definition & Examples

7. Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Definition & Examples

Our language is made up many units of meaning to allow for clear communication. This lesson focuses on understanding and using one of those units: the appositive.

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