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  • Essays: Sentence and Thesis Statement

    Download and bring to class (also bring the punctuation worksheets from last time) INTRODUCTIONS An introduction serves as a contract between a writer and his or her readers. In the introduction‚ a writer makes specific commitments that must then be fulfilled. The most important of these is the thesis statement‚ which commits the writer to a specific focus. In effect‚ it provides the reader with an accurate expectation of what the writer plans to do-the main idea that the writer plans to develop

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  • Narrative: Time and Topic Sentence

    in order to illustrate or demonstrate a point.  The topic sentence should establish a contention which the author will set out to prove in the paragraph. example: Kahild’s family went on a fishing trip to Musandam. So what? What is the appeal? Fishing at Musandam proved to be an enjoyable outing For Khalid and his family. • This sentence sets out something to be proven in the paragraph and is more appealing

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  • Sentence and Conjunctions Correlative Conjunctions

    students but also of teachers and townspeople. INTERJECTIONS • An interjection expresses emotion. • An interjection has NO GRAMMATICAL RELATION to the rest of the sentence. • An interjection is generally set off from the rest of the sentence by an exclamation point or by a comma or commas. • Exclamation points indicate strong emotion. • Commas indicate mild emotion. • Interjections are common in casual conversation. In writing

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  • 986029rr Sentence Skills

    986029RR - SENTENCE SKILLS 1. The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern? The toddler tossed his father the ball. A. Subject+ action verb+ indirect object+ direct object B. Subject+ action verb + direct object C. Subject+ verb +object +object complement D. Pronoun+ subject+ interrogative verb 2. Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? (A gerund is a verb form used the same way as a noun.) A. The laughing boy sat down. B.

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  • Sentence and Answer Selected Answer

    infamous Answer Selected Answer: c. Run on sentence . Question 2 .2 out of 2 points Correct When two independent clauses are glued together with nothing more than comma the result is a Answer comma splice. . Question 3 .2 out of 2 points Correct An dependent clause masquerading as s sentence is known as a Answer CorrectAnswer: a. fragment. . Question 4 .2 out of 2 points Correct When the elements of a sentence are put in series or a list and are the same

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  • Grammar and Sentences Skills Exercises

    a judgment‚ view‚ or conclusion‚ or makes a statement that cannot be proven true or false. A. WRITE O for opinion‚ or F for FACT. REMEMBER‚ if they are opinions‚ they can be topic sentences!!! B. Then‚ turn the information in the FACT items into opinions. _____1.There are only 4‚000 to 6‚000 of the northern spotted owl birds left in the USA. _____2

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  • Sentence and Subject English Paper

    Guess Paper – 2013 Class – X Subject – English Paper Max. Marks: 80 Time: 2 hrs. _____________________________________________________________________________ Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the question paper. The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers. Attempt all four questions. The intended marks for

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  • Simple Sentences Analysis

    Simple Sentences 1. At the five year old’s’ first‚ chaotic soccer practice‚ the unnamed team’s confluence of kooky ideas led to the team name of “Shining Star Frogs”. Metacognition: For this sentence‚ the use of a prepositional phrase establishes context for the sentence in that it shows why the team is gathered. With the addition of the adjective “unnamed”‚ the need for collecting team name ideas is further exemplified. The greek affix con allows for better understanding of the word because con

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  • Run-on Sentences and Coma Splices

    Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices Two very common errors among writers are run-on sentences and comma splices. Amazingly‚ both of these errors are caused by not knowing what a sentence is. A sentence is a group of words containing a subject and verb (also known as a clause) that expresses a complete thought. A sentence can also be called an independent clause: clause because it contains a subject and a verb‚ and independent because it can stand alone. Let’s look at some examples of this type

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  • Management: Sentence and Correct Answer

    Question 1 Megahertz Technology Solutions‚ Inc.‚ recently suffered a discrimination lawsuit. Advice to improve its workforce diversity is likely to include understanding the value of differences‚ providing diversity training for employees‚ building on similarities‚ and Answer Correct Answer: making fewer assumptions. Amelia has made a conscious effort to become an active listener. Therefore‚ she shuts down her computer‚ turns off her cell phone‚ and asks her assistant to hold all incoming

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