Phrases and Clauses Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.7.1.A

Core Standard

Phrases are groups of words that are related that work together. They are the foundation that sentences are built upon. Understanding their purpose and proper use is the key to writing well. Phrases completely lack a subject and a verb. Clauses are also groups of words that work together, but they have a subject and a verb. There are two types of clauses. An independent clause which is basically a complete sentence because it expresses a complete thought. There are also dependent clauses that do not express a clear and complete thought. These worksheets will get students comfortable with using clauses and phrases in sentences.









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