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The Hunger Games - chapter 13

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Match up the sentences to the sentence types
Chapter 13
What happened at the end of the last chapter?
Remember our objective: How can I improve my sentence structure?
What type of sentence is this?
"The tail end of my jacket catches on fire and I have to stop to rip it from my body"
Suzanne Collins uses a mixture of sentence types in her writing.
What type of sentence is this?
Katniss is in the tree and Rue is hiding in a tree.
The Hunger Games - chapter 13
Commas for cushions
You can use commas to add some extra information into the middle of sentences.
L.O. Improving sentence structure
What would you do?
What will Katniss do?
Let's read and find out
Remember - fire is a motif we see repeated throughout the story.

A motif is an image or a symbol that is repeated throughout a text.
Step 1 - know your sentence types
Simple
Compound
Complex
Katniss is running through
the forest.


Katniss is running through
the forest
and
the career tributes are hunting for food.
Katniss is running through the forest
to get away from the others.
Stick the guide to sentence types in your book
Which type of sentence is this?
"I hurdle over a burning log"
Simple?
Compound?
Complex?
Simple!
"I hurdle over a burning log"
Noun
Verb
Simple?
Compound?
Complex?
Compound
Katniss is in the tree
and
Rue is hiding in a tree.
Clause
that can work alone.
Clause
that can work alone.
Simple?
Compound?
Complex?
Complex!
"The tail end of my jacket catches on fire and
I have to stop to rip it from my body"
Subordinate clause - doesn't work on its own.
Step 2 - structuring your sentences correctly.
Katniss is scared, she is worried the career tributes will find her.
1. Katniss is scared. She is worried the career tributes will find her.

or

2. Katniss is scared
because
she is worried the career tributes will find her.
Rue is the youngest tribute, she is good at hiding.
Your turn
1. Split into two simple sentences.

2. Add in a connective to make a compound sentence.
Stick the different examples next to the correct sentence types.
Peeta is hunting Katniss, he is with the career tributes.
1. Split into two simple sentences.

2. Add in a connective to make a compund sentence.
On your post it note - write the three different sentence types
Example: The girl fell off of her chair.
becomes
The girl, who was laughing hysterically, fell off of her chair.
 
Rewrite the following sentences by adding commas.

The man who was very tall slid into the room.
My sister who I can't stand is called Rosie.
The dog who is usually very good bit the postman.
My friend who I've known for years works in an office.
The teacher who was very cross set a class detention.

The man,
who was very tall
, slid into the room.
My sister,
who I can't stand
, is called Rosie.
The dog,
who is usually very good
, bit the postman.
My friend,
who I've known for years
, works in an office.
The teacher,
who was very cross
, set a class detention.
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