ADVERB CLAUSES AND INDEPENDENT CLAUSES WORKSHEET
Directions: note: you will not have both an adverb clause and an independent clause together on the same line.)
1. Underline the subject once and underline the verb or verb phrase twice in each clause.
2. Put brackets around ADVERB Clauses.
3. Underline the independent clauses. Insert a period after the independent clauses.
1. Before we left Portland, Oregon, on Interstate 80
2. It started to rain on our new car
Rain continued for hours
4. However, we stopped at Cheyenne, Wyoming
5. Wind howled through the mountain passes
6. While we traveled the endless Nebraska plains
7. Unless we get to Des Moines by Friday
8. Since the traffic was so heavy in Chicago
9. Interstate 90 joined Interstate 80 near there
10. Although we followed the shore of Lake Erie
11. Since we wanted to see Niagara Falls
12. It took a long time to reach Syracuse
13. Then we were in Albany
14. While Massachusetts seemed quite tiny
15. Stopping in Boston was a good idea
ADJECTIVE CLAUSES AND INDEPENDENT CLAUSES WORKSHEET
Directions: note: There will be both an adjective clause and an independent clause together on the same line)
1 Underline the subject once and underline the verb or verb phrase twice in each clause.
2. Put brackets around ADJECTIVE clauses.
3. Underline independent clauses.
1. Twelve baby frogs that live in the pond]may ride their bikes to the store.
2. Bobby who is my brother likes to play with his dancing frogs.
3. Lucretia threw the baseball out of the stadium that is three blocks away.
4. Mr. Froggy teaches biology to students who need to attend medical school.
5. All of the frogs whose cars are already parked here must proceed to the next line.
6. The girl whom the blue frog dated last year will arrive soon.
7. Mr. Jabberwocky, who tries to explain his ideas, gave the eager frogs a job.
8. Alice needs the same brushes that her mother always uses to paint the garage.
9. The biggest frog, which throws the ball quickly, might win the trophy.
10. Running down the hall is a violation which many long-legged frogs seem to commit.
11. Is there anyone who wants to travel around the world with David and his frogs?
12. The cashier became friends with the little frogs that lived next door.
13. We have no intentions of failing English 101, which we will really need to graduate.
14. Coach Miller, whom all the frogs love dearly, wants to retire after the track meet.
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