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And, but, or, for, nor , so, yet
What are seven words you can use after a comma to join 2 independent clauses?
If it is not essential to the sentence
When do you need commas surrounding a phrase?
If we can figure out whom the sentence is talking about without the name
When do you need commas surrounding a name?
"Returning to my hometown, Charlotte seemed much smaller to me." WRONG
Yes
"The paintings of Jackson Pollock are much less expensive than earlier artists." WRONG
Misplaced modifier- Charlotte is not returning
"The metal's expense and being hard to find made it uncommon." WRONG
Faulty comparison- you can't compare paintings to people
It has a subject, verb, and could be a complete sentence
What is an independent clause?
1) Comma with and, but, or, for, nor, so, yet. 2)Semi-colon. 3) Colon. 4) Period. 5) Dash.
What are five ways to join independent clauses?
1) In front of a list after words like "the following". 2) Before a restatement or example...
In what 2 situations can you use a colon?
Say "fewer' if there is more than one item
When do you say "fewer" instead of "less"?
Say "stronger" if comparing 2 items
When do you say :stronger" instead of "strongest"?
"less than"
Is it "less than" or "less then"?
"could have"
Is it "could of" or "could have"?
1) Same: also, in addition, moreover, furthermore, in the same way, in fact2) Opposite: however,...
Name 5 transition words or phrases that mean "same", 5 that mean "opposite", and 5 that mean...
A clause next to something it doesn't describe
What is a misplaced modifer?
Misplaced modifer
When the answers have the same clauses in different orders, what type of question is it?
Tense and singular/plural-find the subject
What should you always check for when you see a verb?
Joining two independent clauses
What is the most commonly tested concept?
Independent clauses treated improperly
What often makes the wrong answers wrong?
Number-verbs and pronouns
What is the most commonly tested concept?
Tense and singular/plural
What 2 things should you check for when they underline a verb?
Tense and case (I vs. me)
What 2 things should you check for when they underline a pronoun?
Small words used incorrectly
What should you be sure to check for in the last 5 questions?
Should it be "We laughed because of the polar bear being funny" or "We laughed because of the...
Small words used incorrectly
The second is correct/ We Laughed because of the being funny, which belongs to the polar bear
Should it be "We laughed because of the polar bear being funny" or "We laughed because of the...