SWS-Simple Sentences

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what is the treatment for opioid overdose
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mechanical ventilation, Narcan
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subject
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noun or pronoun that the sentence is about
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verb (predicate)
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action or state of being
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1st step of S-V identification
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find the action or state of being
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2nd step of S-V identification
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ask who or what to the verb to find the subject
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5 forms of "be"
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am, is, are, was, were
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helping verb
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joins with a main verb to make a verb phrase
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number of independent clauses in a simple sentence
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one
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2 things an independent clause must have
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subject and verb
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what an independent clause can do
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stand alone (make sense by itself)
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steps for writing a sentence P
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Pick a formula
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steps for writing a sentence E
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Explore words to fit the formula
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steps for writing a sentence N
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Note the words
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steps for writing a sentence S
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S-V Identification
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simple sentence formulas
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SV SSV SVV SSVV
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"to" plus a verb
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is not a verb
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"ing"
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needs a helper to be a verb
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"not" is
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NOT a verb

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