Conjunction Types
Diagramming
Phrases
Clauses
Parts of...

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What are the FANBOYS?
What is coordinating conjunctions that join words and phrases.

100

A coordinating conjunction is a signal to draw a.....
What is rocket?

100

The prepositional phrase in the following sentence is acting as an _________ phrase. We went to the movies.
What is ADVERBIAL? "To the movies" tells where we went.

100

A clause is ________.
What is "a complete thought"?

100

There are ______ parts of speech.
What is eight?

200

How many coordinating conjunctions can be found in the sentence that follows: Bob and Sam went skiing and sledding, but neither felt warm, therefore they went home and drank hot chocolate.
What is three? Although but CAN be a coordinating conjunction, in this sentence it creates a dependent clause, making it subordinating.

200

True or false? Rockets (compound phrases) can appear in the subject or the predicate.
What is TRUE! Timmy and Tommy (as a subject) walked and jumped (as a predicate)

200

The form of a verb that includes the word "to" is called___.
What is an infinitive? Infinitives are used as nouns in a sentence: I wanted to sleep later. ('To sleep' is an infinitive used as a direct object. I wanted WHAT?)

200

A dependent clause contains a ________ conjunction.
What is subordinating?

200

A verb can be a noun if _________.
What is 'it is a gerund or infinitive?'

300

Can a subordinating conjunction ever be part of an independent clause?
What is "Nope! No, Never."

300

A sentence can only have an indirect object with a/an _____ verb.
What is ACTION. Because an action verb would have a direct object, it could have an indirect object. A sentence cannot have an indirect object without a direct object.

300

Which form of a verb adds -ing and is used as a noun?
What is GERUND? Sleeping is my favorite hobby. (Sleeping is the subject of the sentence. The subject must be a noun, not a verb.)

300

When a sentence begins with a dependent clause, it (DOES/DOES NOT) need a comma.
What is DOES? Before I was in sixth grade, I had never heard of participles.

300

Direct and indirect objects are parts of ____________.
What is "the sentence"? Direct and indirect objects are the same category as subjects and predicates, not nouns/pronouns/adjectives.

400

The word "then" can serve as several parts of speech. In this sentence, the word "then" is _______________. I took three hot dogs, then I had to eat them.
What is a subordinating conjunction? "Then" creates a dependent clause after the comma.

400

A predicate nominative or predicate adjective follows a __________ line and a/an ___________ verb.
What is LEANING....LINKING.

400

An appositive __________ the word/words it refers to.
What is RENAMES? (Coach Spaulding, who is a fisherman, is from Vermont.)

400

Two independent clauses joined with a comma is called a _______.
What is comma splice? I studied for the test for two weeks, I aced it! This is incorrect G.U.M.S. Replace the comma with either a period or a semi-colon or add a conjunction after the comma.

400

When analyzing a sentence one should first label _______.
What is 'parts of speech'?

500

Word pairs such as "either/or" and "not only/but also" are categorized as this type of conjunction.
What is CORRELATIVE. Remember that these words are RELATED in some way.

500

An indirect object is diagrammed the same way as ______?
What is prepositional phrase? An IMPLIED to or for may be placed where the preposition goes . If you choose to include to or for, be sure to put it in parentheses.

500

Participial forms could be used as verb phrases or ________ phrases in a sentence.
What is adjective? Present participles require -ing AND a helping verb. PAST participles might be irregular. I am studying for the test. (am studying = verb phrase) Concerned that the bedroom was too quiet, Mom found the kids, studying for the test. (studying for the test = adjective describing which kids)

500

Two dependent clauses (MAY/MAY NOT) be joined with a conjunction to create a complete sentence.
What is MAY NOT? A dependent clause needs an independent clause to exist.

500

The location of a prepositional phrase in a diagram depends on ________.
What is 'what word it modifies'? I arrived at school early. 'At school' is diagrammed under arrived because it tells where I arrived.