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One of my complaints—if you really want to know—is that the recycling bins are not Which of the following items should be placed in clearly labeled. One of my complaints, if you really want to or underlined? One of my complaints if you really want to c.
Which version uses hyphens correctly? Brandon his camera so he could a. The well-known singer-songwriter gave a three hour concert. The well known singer songwriter gave a three-hour concert. The well-known singer-songwriter gave a three-hour concert. The well known singer-songwriter gave a three hour concert.
Which of the following should NOT be Which of the following underlined verbs is NOT hyphenated? I b sun- c. In the after- d. Which version uses parentheses correctly? I plan to do my geography report on the Central American country of Belize a. I plan to do my geography report on the c. I plan to do my geography report on the Choose the version that correctly rewrites the Central American country of Belize, following sentence in the active voice. I plan to do my geography report on the I was taken to the public library by my sister Central American country of Belize before I was able to read.
Before I was able to read, I was taken to theFor questions 24 and 25, choose the correct verb form. Last night, Rita a standing ovation b. Before learning to read, my sister took me to for her performance. Before I was able to read, my sister took me to c. I was taken to the public library before I knew how to read, by my sister.
Which of the following sentences is in the passive In which of the following sentences is the under- voice?
Maya hoped that her party would not be the sentence? Maya was hoping that her party would not be b. Which is the correct form? Here is the forms you need to complete. There are two people who still need to com- by the impending thunderstorm.
In which of the following sentences is the under- lined pronoun incorrect? For questions 29 and 30, choose the verb that agrees a.
Alicia and me want to spend Saturday at Sixwith the subject of the sentence. Flags Amusement Park. Either Sam or William will bring his CD Neither of the boys to basketball player to the party.
She and I will work together on the project. In which of the following sentences are the d. Would he or me be a better bowling partner? Christian and Jennifer to go canoeing b. Would he or I be a better bowling partner? Would him or me be a better bowling partner? Would him or I be a better bowling partner? Choose the subject that agrees with the verb in Four band members and were cho- the following sentence. One of of the customers have complained about poor service. One a.
Neither c. Each b. Some c. I, we d. I, us Marcus the bags of groceries on the kitchen table 15 minutes ago. Yesterday, I the campers to the my alarm goes off, and time to get up. As we have done in the , we will As you can see, there has been a Which of the sentences is clearly and correctly in the water pipe. Driving along the country road, a deer ran in a. A deer ran in front of us while driving along b. As we were driving along the country road, a c. Running in front of us, we saw the deer, driv- d.
Do you know Teresa will to join our organization? Do you if Serena Williams the tournament? Which of the following phrases contains a Which version has a consistent point of view?
It expresses the same idea twice, a. The history of English is divided into three with different words. You could mark the earliest one at a. I did not go to the shopping mall. She always does very well in school. You can say that the history of English could c.
The judges have temporarily delayed the com- be divided into three periods, and I know the petition until later. Liz and Lauren have both contributed greatly c. The history of English is divided into three to the fundraising campaign. I learned that the history of English is divided a. Why not start now? Just keep trying. Which version has a parallel structure? We write for a variety of purposes: in express- ing our feelings, to convey information, to persuade, or to give pleasure.
We write for a variety of purposes: to express our feelings, convey information, persuasion, or giving pleasure. We write for a variety of purposes: an expres- sion of our feelings, conveying information, persuade, or to give pleasure. We write for a variety of purposes: to express our feelings, to convey information, to per- suade, or to give pleasure. Lesson 1 Lesson 10 2. Lesson 11 3. Lesson 11 4. Lesson 2 Lesson 12 5.
Lesson 12 6. Lesson 3 Lesson 12 7.
Lesson 12 8. Lesson 4 Lesson 13 9. Lesson Lessons 5, 6 Lesson 5 Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9 Lesson 10 This chapter covers the finer points of capitalization by breaking them down into two segments: general rules and specific rules.
Start by seeing just how much you already know about the proper use of capital letters. On the next page, you see the same passage written twice. Circle those letters you think should be capitalized in the Problemcolumn, and then check yourself against the Solution column. After drivinglands and stopping at wall drug in wall, south dakota, through the Badlands and stopping at Wall Drug inthe evergreen-covered hills broke the barren monot- Wall, South Dakota, the evergreen-covered hills brokeony of the landscape.
My oldestlook! Fortunately, our Jeep Chero-and snow on the winding road. We were unable to see Needleswas snowed shut. Winter may not be the best time to see these sights, but we enjoyed them nonetheless. How did you do? Three of us worked the early shift. Capitalize the pronoun I or the contraction The group left when I asked them to go. The manuscript was dated A. Here is an example of a dialogue that illustrates Practicethese rules.
Answers to each set of questions can be found at the end of the lesson. After a few Jennifer. Adjectives b.
The tables that follow lay — a. Each section begins with a table that illus After the game is over, i want to watch the interviews with the players. The u. Using these rules, choose the correctly capitalized ver- b.
The U. Constitution contains the Bill ofsion of each of the following pairs. Chaucer was one of the foremost poets from 8. Judy has two Uncles who fought in world the Middle ages.
Chaucer was one of the foremost poets from b. Judy has two uncles who fought in World the Middle Ages. War II. The Martins will begin their summer with a weeklong Memorial Day celebration at a beau- tiful lakeside hotel. The Martins will begin their summer with a weeklong Memorial day celebration at a beau- tiful Lakeside hotel.
Paul has an editing job with MeredithChoose the correctly capitalized version of each of the Publishing. Paul has an Editing job with Meredith 9. The University of Michigan has an excellent b.
The university of Michigan has an excellent Gallagher researched her book at the b. Gallagher researched her book at the The Talmud is a guide to the teachings of Library of congress.
The Talmud is a guide to the teachings of Judaism. For instance, the proper noun Canada Note that the noun is not capitalized unless it is a proper noun in its b. Avenue of the Americas. Choose the correctly capitalized version of each of the following pairs. Some residents of ireland still speak the Gaelic Language. Some residents of Ireland still speak the Gaelic language. Mount Everest, which is in the middle of the Himalayas, is the highest mountain in the Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist, painted many world.
Mount Everest, which is in the middle of the b. Frida Kahlo, a mexican artist, painted many Himalayas, is the highest mountain in the self-portraits. I have traveled on the Garden state Parkway, a My Irish ancestors immigrated to the United main highway in New Jersey. States in I have traveled on the Garden State Parkway, a b. My irish ancestors immigrated to the United main highway in New Jersey. I will never attempt to swim the English Examples: channel. Examples: b. The new Ethiopian restaurant was getting rave Polish sausage, not Polish Sausage reviews.
Watch forthese capitalization traps. Digging the Canal through Panama took many years. Examples: We headed west after the Depression. The Smoky Mountains are in the southeastern ring to family members. Capitalize them only part of the country. If a possessive adjec- tive my, our, your, his, her, their comes before the Nicholi Milani does more business in the East word referring to a family member, the family than in the West.
Nicholi Milani does more business in the east When Uncle Harry visited last winter, none of than in the west. After my mother called me for lunch, Father My least favorite subject in school is history, served the entree. Marianne had never been as far East as Columbus, Ohio. They should be capitalized only if they are part of b. Columbus, Ohio. TIPFind the obituaries in your local newspaper.
Examine the capitalization used in the writing. This chapter shows which end marks to use and where. The exercise that follows reviews Lesson 1, Capitalization, and gives you an opportunity to see what you already know about periods and end marks. Correct the capitalization in the Problem column on the next page, adding periods, question marks, and exclamation points where you think they should go.
Check your answers with the Solution column as you go. When he graduated, William leftharrisburg, Pennsylvania to attend the university of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to attend the University ofWisconsin He was looking forward to seeing his old Wisconsin. He was looking forward to seeing his oldTeachers, and he was sure they would be surprised teachers, and he was sure they would be surprisedabout how successful he had become about how successful he had become. Infact, he was awful his guidance counselor, Ms Lewis, fact, he was awful!
His guidance counselor, Ms. William came very close to failing at leastthree of his subjects every marking period he espe- three of his subjects every marking period. He espe-cially disliked math and science cially disliked math and science. This was his favoriteto be he loved being surrounded by books, and when place to be. His reading inspiredJournal, which he wrote in every day him to keep a journal, which he wrote in every day.
When it was time to consider college william spent When it was time to consider college, William spentmany hours with Ms Lewis thinking about his future After many hours with Ms. Lewis thinking about his future. Lewis suggested that per-William would be happiest at a College where he could haps William would be happiest at a college where hestudy creative writing The rest is history could study creative writing.
The rest is history! William was one of the Top Students in the cre- William was one of the top students in the Cre-ative writing Program at the University of Wisconsin ative Writing Program at the University of Wisconsin. As soon as the book waspublished William sent a copy to Ms Lewis thanking published, William sent a copy to Ms.
Lewis thankingher for her support and advice her for her support and advice. Now he was on his way back to visit Ms Lewis Now he was on his way back to visit Ms. Lewisand his other teachers, who were probably all asking and his other teachers, who were probably all askingthe same question Can this be the same William the same question.
Can this be the same WilliamReese Reese? If the abbreviation comes at the end of a sentence, only one period is needed. The train passed through Rockford, IL. Joseph, MO. The tour leaves on Mon.
The book was written by C. The train passed through Rockford, IL, on its A. Mandelli researched brain function for way to St Joseph, MO.
Examples: 2. A gallon equals 3. Lane went to Chicago, IL.. Only 5. Lane went to Chicago, IL. Cory Ames, Dr. Matthew Olson, and H. Examples: Henry Kissinger served under two U. At the age of 15, Justin measured 5 ft. Wilson will lecture in the forum after school today. Now, at 17, he has grown to 6 ft. Many consider P. Barnum the best salesman ever to have walked the earth. At the age of 15, Justin measured 5 ft 11 in tall. Examples: Now, at 17, he has grown to 6 ft 3 in.
Empty the kitchen trash before you take the gar- bage out.
Tie your shoe. Before you trip and break a leg. Tie your shoe before you trip and break a leg. Examples: c. Tie your shoe before you trip and break a leg My neighbor asked if we had seen his cat.
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