PART TWO: PRACTICING ADJ. CLAUSES WITH WHO/WHAT/WHICH/WHOSE
Check your homework with a partner. Check ONE sentence at a time. Discuss the following:
1. What is the adjective class in these sentence?
2. What noun does it describe?
3. Is the noun RIGHT BEFORE the relative pronoun?
4. Are your sentences the same? If not, which one is correct?
Sentences from p. 367 (grammar handout)
1. Abraham Lincoln was a president whose most famous achievement was freeing African-Americans from slavery.
2. Benjamin Franklin was an American statesman and inventor whose most famous invention was the lighting rod.
3. Wilbur and Orville Wright were brothers whose aircraft was the first wooden, piloted, heavier-than-air, self-propelled machine to fly.
4. Dorothea Lange was a photographer whose photos made people realize the poverty of workers during the great depression.
5. Alice Walker is an African-American writer whose novel The Color Purple received the Pulitzer Prize in 1983.
6. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a leader of the American Women's rights movement whose lifetime of work helped women gain the right to vote in the US.
The professor who teaches Russian called me.
My sister has a cat that has three kittens.
Did you buy the socks that were on sale?
The little girl who hurt her knee was crying.
They gave us an exam that lasted an hour.
I spoke to two women who saw the accident.
The child who was sick went home.