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INDEPENDENT AND DEPENDENT CLAUSES dependent clause - definition: clause that does NOT express a complete thought components: clause + marker word OR conjunction at the beginning examples: marker words ( before, after, because, since, although,whether, while, even if, even though) subordinating conjunctions coordinating conjunctions ( FANBOYS ) for, and, nor, but, or, yet independent clause: definition: A clause that can stand on its own components: subject, action/predicate, and a complete thought examples: Jim reads. Jim read a book; he really enjoyed it.

Independent Practice: Copy and paste your 075 in-class writing from Monday (on a course objective that would help in your future) or Wednesday (your understanding of the Writer's handbook). Then copy, paste, identify and label each clause as dependent or independent. The purpose to me is to understand writing better.You need to understand when to use punctuations, were to use them at, how to use them This will include Grammar, punctuation, Spelling, and revision. . It will help me with my writing now on when to put punctuation where it needs to be put, and also how to properly write something the correct way that it should be written. For in the future believe it will help me have a better understanding of writing, and how to punctuate something where it needs to be punctuated at. I believe that all writing needs proper punctuations The purpose to me is to understand writing better INDEPENDENT You need to understand INDEPENDENT This will include Grammar, punctuation, Spelling, and revision INDEPENDENT It will help me with my writing now on when to put punctuation where it needs to be put INDEPENDENT I believe it will help me have a better understanding of writing, and how to punctuate something were it needs to be punctuated at Independent . I believe that all writing needs proper punctuations INDEPENDENT when to use punctuations, were to use them at, how to use them DEPENDENT and also how to properly write something the correct way that it should be written DEPENDENT . For in the future I believe Independent
V. Reading: Read "Proficiency" by Shannon Nichols on pp. 36-37 in Norton, or on the Norton link athttp://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/write/fieldguide/index.asp.
VI. Sequencing Events: Put the events of the narrative in order in pairs or groups of three. You may organize them the same way as in the narrative, OR as you would like to order them.
VII. Discussion: Discuss the order and possible changes as a class.
VIII. Response to Prompt: Write a TWO PARAGRAPH, 70 – 100 word response to the following prompt. Respond to ALL the questions below.
How did Shannon’s attitude toward writing change from the beginning of the literacy narrative? What events and actions caused the change?What could Shannon do to succeed in writing in the future?
How is Shannon’s broken dream of being a writer similar to or different from Medusa’s broken dream of becoming a priestess? What prevents each of them from making their dreams come true? How could either or both women make changes to improve their lives?

In the beginning she was excited, because her grades wereabove average. Then it went to her not understanding why she had failed thetest. Since she had been passing everything else. The reason her attitudechanged towards writing was because she was passing all the tests thenwhen she got the final test she failed it twice. Shannon felt like she hadbetrayed her self because she didn’t do as good as she was hoping for. Shecried, she felt like giving up. Then she had talked to her teacher to find out what was going on. The teacher was no help at all. Shannon then took matters into her own hands an began to study a lot more an put more time into reading and writing. Then was given the test for the third time and passed it. Her love for writing came back because had faith in herself. Medusa and Shannon both believed that they were a wonderful…