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Description: Details sentences
The first clause is descriptive and the second adds further details. The colon's function is to signal that the information in the second clause will expand on the information expressed in the first part.
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Tell: Show 3; Examples sentences
This is a two part sentence. The first part tells the reader a broad-ranging fact/opinion about a subject. This is followed by a colon which demonstrates that a list of examples will follow. After the colon the list of three examples follows.
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Name - verb pair - sentences
This sentence works on a show and tell basis, where the name and details form the main clause - The trees - swaying and swishing - made the summer evening seem ever so peaceful.
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As, Ly sentences
This sentence provides another way of conveying simultaneous actions, with a particular focus on how those actions are related. It opens with an action description which starts with the word 'as' and ends with an adverb (ly word) and a comma.
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Personification of weather sentences
An element of weather is given a human attribute. This sentence is particularly useful for creating a mood in a story.
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Card 2

Front

This is a two part sentence. The first part tells the reader a broad-ranging fact/opinion about a subject. This is followed by a colon which demonstrates that a list of examples will follow. After the colon the list of three examples follows.

Back

Tell: Show 3; Examples sentences

Card 3

Front

This sentence works on a show and tell basis, where the name and details form the main clause - The trees - swaying and swishing - made the summer evening seem ever so peaceful.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

This sentence provides another way of conveying simultaneous actions, with a particular focus on how those actions are related. It opens with an action description which starts with the word 'as' and ends with an adverb (ly word) and a comma.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

An element of weather is given a human attribute. This sentence is particularly useful for creating a mood in a story.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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