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Published on January 29, 2008

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Complex sentences :  Complex sentences Our targets this term are to extend our sentences to give more information to the reader. Extend these sentences using:   if so while since though :  Extend these sentences using:   if so while since though Example:   The cat sat on the mat. This is a simple sentence. The cat sat on the mat so that he could curl up and go to sleep. The cat sat on the mat while he was waiting for his tea. If the weather was cold out side the cat always sat on the mat in front of the fire. The cat sat on the mat since it was the warmest place in the room. Though the cat was really hungry for its tea it sat patiently on the mat. Aim: Use the following words to give more information about someone or something:   who whose which that :  Aim: Use the following words to give more information about someone or something:   who whose which that The girl walked into the classroom. This is a simple sentence. The girl, who had long red hair, walked swiftly into the classroom. The girl, whose red hair sparkled as the light caught it, walked slowly and confidently into the classroom. The girl walked into the classroom, which by now was filled with children. The girl, who was now feeling extremely nervous, walked steadily into the classroom, which by now was filled with people, who were busily getting ready for the start of the day.  The girl walked into the classroom that had been allocated to her on arrival at the school earlier this morning. Give more information about someone or something using words like: who whose which that Use your WAIBS! :  Give more information about someone or something using words like: who whose which that Use your WAIBS! Example: The girl walked into the classroom.  As the girl, with flaming red hair and freckles on her nose, walked into the classroom, all heads turned to stare at her. The girl, who was feeling very nervous by now, walked into the classroom, although she really felt like bolting out of the door. Since this was her first day at her new school, the girl thrust back her shoulders confidently and walked into the classroom, which by now was packed with children.

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