(1) William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. (2) It is a town in England. (3) He is believed to have attende
d the King’s New School there from age seven to age fourteen. (4) Teachers were strict in Shakespeare’s day. (5) The school day was long. (6) In the summer, school started at 6 a.m. (7) School did not end until 5 p.m. (8) In the winter, the school day was an hour or two shorter. (9) At age nine, students began learning Latin. (10) It was the language of international affairs. (11) In school, students spoke Latin. (12) Teachers also spoke Latin. (13) Students caught speaking English in school were punished.Which is the most effective way to combine sentences (9) and (10)?
The best way to combine sentences 9 and 10 is the following: <u>"At age nine, students began learning Latin, which was the language of international affairs."</u>
Sentences 9 a 10 were combined into a complex sentence. The independant sentence is "At age nine, students began learning Latin" and the subordinate clause is "which was the language of international affairs." In this case the pronoun"which" introduces the subordinate clause and makes reference to something that was mentioned before (Latin). The objective of the subordinate clause in this example to add information.
Parents need to know that Dog Man kicks off a new comic novel series by Dav Pilkey, creator of the popular Captain Underpants series. It's presented as a comic by George and Harold, fourth-grade characters from the Captain Underpants books. The first chapter details how Dog Man was surgically created after a dim-witted police officer and his dog were injured trying to defuse a bomb. There are some misspellings and poor grammar and a lot of juvenile humor involving bodily functions, explosions, and a drawing of a bare bottom. Pilkey shares how illustrated books and humor helped him work through early reading struggles due to dyslexia and led him to become a writer, and he lends cheerful support to kids who might feel out of step with teachers' expectations.
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