Having difficulty trying to explain independent and dependent clauses? Is the OCR Reading and Writing Workbook not an easy book for you or your students to work with? If so, then why not make it come to life! This powerpoint lesson provides direct instruction into independent and dependent clauses. It also provides numerous practice opportunities before going to the OCR Workbook (which is completely animated in this show). The benefits of being able to view these concept cannot be underestimated when it comes to second language learners, students with special needs, or anyone else. Anyone using Open Court Reading should check this out!