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Subordinate Clauses as Adverbs
# 1 Based on
“Sally Migrundy”

Written & Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, or DO).
3. Place brackets [ ] around each subordinate clause. Above the opening bracket, label the function of noun clauses. From clauses that function as adjectives or adverbs, draw an arrow from the opening bracket to the word that the clause modifies.
4. Place a vertical line after each main clause.
5. Label each interjection ("Inj"), each noun used as an adverb ("NuA"), and each example of direct address ("DirA").

1. This was plenty large enough for Sally Migrundy though, for she was a tiny 

little lady herself.

2. Even the mama deer brought their little, wabbly-legged baby deer to introduce

to Sally Migrundy; and she rubbed their sleek sides and talked to them so they

couldn’t but love her.

3. She had lived there when the largest trees in the forest were tiny little sprouts.

4. And Sally Migrundy’s note floated along in the bottle until a little boy and a

little girl saw it and picked it up.

5. And when they read Sally Migrundy’s happy-hearted note, they started 

following up the stream until after a long, long time they came to the tiny little 


6. We found a note in a bottle and traveled up the stream until we came to your

little cottage.

7. But won’t your mamas and daddies be worried because you have been away

from home so long?