Writing Craft Assignment #6: The Cumulative Sentence


Writing Craft Assignment #6: The Cumulative Sentence“In this exercise, you will flex your sentence building muscles by using several different ways to add extra information into a sentence other than by using conjunctions or conjunctive adverbs. Have fun.#1. Create a “kernel” or base sentence, that is, a simple independent clause.#2. Add a series (that is, three in a row) of prepositional phrases to the base sentence of #1.#3. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun WHO. Highlight the word that “who” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about.#4. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun WHICH. Highlight the word that “which” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about.#5. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun THAT. Highlight the word that “that” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about. (Hint: The word “that” can function many ways in a sentence. Make sure you are using it as a relative pronoun.)#6 and #7Create sentences that contain a past participial phrase. (Hint: you do NOT want to use just a past tense form here)#8 and #9Create sentences that contain a present participial phrase. (Hint: you do not want to use just a present tense here.)#10: ARE you ready? Create one sentence that contains each of the following:a base sentencea prepositional phrasea relative pronouna participial phrase

Writing Craft Assignment #6: The Cumulative Sentence


Writing Craft Assignment #6: The Cumulative Sentence“In this exercise, you will flex your sentence building muscles by using several different ways to add extra information into a sentence other than by using conjunctions or conjunctive adverbs. Have fun.#1. Create a “kernel” or base sentence, that is, a simple independent clause.#2. Add a series (that is, three in a row) of prepositional phrases to the base sentence of #1.#3. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun WHO. Highlight the word that “who” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about.#4. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun WHICH. Highlight the word that “which” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about.#5. Create a sentence using the relative pronoun THAT. Highlight the word that “that” is modifying, that is, adding extra information about. (Hint: The word “that” can function many ways in a sentence. Make sure you are using it as a relative pronoun.)#6 and #7Create sentences that contain a past participial phrase. (Hint: you do NOT want to use just a past tense form here)#8 and #9Create sentences that contain a present participial phrase. (Hint: you do not want to use just a present tense here.)#10: ARE you ready? Create one sentence that contains each of the following:a base sentencea prepositional phrasea relative pronouna participial phrase

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