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7 coordination conjunctions

for
and
nor
but
or
yet
so

2

7 subordinate conjunctions

when
whenever
where
since
that
after
because

3

7 conjunctive adverbs

first
second
third
next
finally
then
thus

4

what makes a sentence passive

be verb + part parciple

5

be verbs

am is was were been being be are

6

antecedent

a noun that a pronoun proceeds

7

4 modal auxilliary words

would could should can

8

2 parts of a topic sentence

topic and controlling idea

9

2 types of sentences to use for thesis/topic

simple and complex

10

simple sentence

independent clause

11

compound sentence

2 independent clauses

12

complex sentence

independent clause and at least 1 dependent clause

13

compound complex

2 independent clauses and at least 1 dependent clause

14

2 parts of a thesis statement

universal topic and position

15

when is it acceptable to use a compound sentence

when adding punctuation/semicolon/comma+coordinative conjunction/ transition word+semicolon to combine independent clauses

16

dangling modifiers

word or phrase that modifies a word not clearly stated in the sentence

17

misplaced modifier

a word or phrase that modifies a word that was placed in a different part of the sentence