Tuesday, November 13, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION,Nov. 13th

Use the type of clause, phrase, or grammar indicated to complete the following sentence; you can add the phrase or clause before or after the clause below:

... November 11th was Remembrance Day...
1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

Note: you can still see previous Sentence Completion questions; they are posted in the 2006/2007 archive in the side bar.

10 comments:

Tammy said...

1. Lest we forget, November 11th was Remembrance Day.

2. November 11th was Remembrance Day, therefore we honored our soldiers who fought for our freedom.

3. My children had a ceremony at school on November 7th as November 11th was Remembrance Day.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: #1--a good idea, but that's a clause; #2--yes, but think about the punctuation; #3--that's a dependent clause.

Tammy said...

1. As November 11th was Remembrance Day we shared a moment of silence at 11:00 am.

2. My children had a ceremony at school on November 7th as November 11th was Remembrance Day.

3. November 11th was Remembrance Day; We remembered those who fought for our freedom.

Tammy said...

1. November 11th was Remembrance Day so there was a moment of silence at 11:00 am.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: That's still s clause--it has a subject and a verb.

Tammy said...

Oh gosh, apparently no problem creating a clause.

November 11th was Remembrance Day; there was no school this day.

Sorry struggling a whole lot with phrases :*)

richard said...

1. One week after the U.S election, November 11th was Remembrance Day.
2. Unless I am wrong, November 11th was Remembrance Day.
3. November 11th was Remembrance Day, and I took a day off from work.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: You're still struggling:-( Check the information in the sidebar of the blog.
Richard: Excellent!

Tammy said...

November 11th was Remembrance Day, which was a Tuesday.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: That's a dependent clause--"which" a pronoun that is the subject of the clause; "was" is the verb.