Take grammar lessons to the next level by introducing your class to Independent and Dependent Clauses worksheets.

As an English teacher motivated by giving students the tools they need to become highly literate, you understand the importance dependent and independent clauses within different sentences. The Independent and Dependent Clauses worksheets from Easy Teacher encourage students to write multiple sentences at one time that use both types of clauses. By defining how dependent clauses typically connect with one or more independent clauses to form sentences, you have the right grammar tool to make your kids literary stars long before they reach high school.

Unveil the beauty and variety of carefully crafted sentences by presenting 15 Easy Teacher Independent and Dependent Clauses worksheets to your students.

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Printable Independent and Dependent Clauses Worksheets

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Find the Independent Clause

Underline the independent clause in each sentence.

Dependent Clauses

A dependent clause is a group of words that does not form a complete sentence.

Developing Sentences with dependent Clauses

An independent clause has a subject and a verb and can stand by itself as a sentence. A dependent clause has a subject and a verb, but it does not form a sentence by itself.

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Read each group of words. If it is an independent clause, write independent on the line. It if is a dependent clause, add an independent clause to create a complete sentence.

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Underline the subordinate clause in each sentence.

Clause Me

Add an independent clause to each dependent clause to create complete sentences.

Is it an Independent Clause?

Read each group of words. If it is an independent clause, write independent on the line. It if is a dependent clause, add an independent clause to create a complete sentence.

Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Clauses

Underline the dependent clause in each sentence. Write R if the clause is restrictive; write N if the clause is non-restrictive. Punctuate if necessary.

What Kind of Clause Is It?

Determine whether each set of words is an independent clause or a dependent clause. Write I or D on the line. Then add an independent or dependent clause to each set of words to complete or expand the sentence.

Independent Clauses

Connect each of the following sentences to a related, independent clause. Use and, or, but or yet.

Adverbial Clauses

An adverbial clause is a dependent clause that modifies a verb. Find the adverbial clause in each sentence. Write the word it modifies on the short line and the clause on the longer line.

Clauses Worksheet

Underline the independent clause in each sentence.

Writing with Dependent Clauses

Use each subordinate conjunction in a sentence that contains a dependent clause.

Identifying Independent and Dependent Clauses

Underline the independent clause in each sentence. Circle the dependent clause.

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Complete each sentence by adding an independent clause.