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SQUADS #2 Learning Intentions - Today, I am going to address these College Readiness Standards in English: 1. Conventions of Punctuation 20-23 2. Conventions of Usage 16-19 3. Organization, Unity, and Coherence 16-19 4. Word Choice in Terms of Style, Tone, Clarity, and Economy 13-15 5.Word Choice in Terms of Style, Tone, Clarity, and Economy 16-19 Success Criteria – I will I am successful if I know that dependent clauses, at the beginning of sentences, need to be followed by a comma before joining with an independent clause. “11 th Grade English” CPW
11 th Grade English #1.I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door. After studying science for many years my mother became a marine biologist. A. NO CHANGE B. years, my C. years; my D. years
11 th Grade English #2Our household might have been described as uncooperative with my mother’s profession. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient and compliant the to the tides. A. NO CHANGE B. subservient C. subservient and challenged D. compliance
11 th Grade English #3I have great respect for my mother. My mom was always waiting for a full moon, when low tide would be much lower than the usual and high tide much higher. I learned early that the moon affected the tides. The underlined sentence should: A. Stay where it is. B. Go before sentence 1. C. Go after sentence 1.
11 th Grade English #4Since the moon is closer to the earth when fill, its gravitational pull is stronger. A. NO CHANGE B. one’s C. it’s D. its’
11 th Grade English #5.I knew it took about eight hours for the tides to change from high to low, eight hours for half a cycle, sixteen hours for a complete cycle of tides. A. NO CHANGE B. OMIT the underlined phrase C. sixteen hours for half a cycle D. eight hours for half a cycle daily
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