To introduce and discuss 6 varieties of sentences, and review clauses.
In this packet there is a slideshow, a video discussion and a short exercise to enhance your understanding of the variety of sentences we deal with on a daily basis.
This slideshow introduces the different types of sentences. It gives examples, and discusses why/how they are used.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentence_(linguistics), nikki
Identify the sentence type (some have more than one correct answer):
The cat caught a mouse.
The dog barked while the baby cried.
The window was broken and the car, which was brand new, was scratched.
My dog wanted to play frisbee, but I was tired.
Nikki drove to the hospital.
The water was poured into a cup.
This video discusses the slides (and, of course, the types of sentences). You don't need to look at the slides first, but you can if you want!