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1 GRAMMAR REVIEW & PRACTICE YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITY!

2 DIRECTIONS: Choose the passage that contains no sentence fragments. A] Although I had called and left messages on Kevin's phone three times in the last week; he has not yet returned my call. B] Although I had called and left messages on Kevin's phone three times in the last week, he has not yet returned my call. C] Although I had called and left messages on Kevin's phone three times in the last week. He has not yet returned my call.

3 ANSWER B] Although I had called and left messages on Kevin's phone three times in the last week, he has not yet returned my call.

4 Two fragment causes

5 DIRECTIONS: Choose the sentence that is correctly punctuated. A] Conference speakers include James Browning, free-lance writer; Felicia Warren, actress; and Roger Jenson, radio DJ. B] Conference speakers include James Browning; free-lance writer, Felicia Warren; actress, and Roger Jenson; radio DJ.

6 ANSWER A] Conference speakers include James Browning, free-lance writer ; Felicia Warren, actress; and Roger Jenson, radio DJ. REMINDER

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8 REMINDER: ONE SEMICOLON USE-- THANKS FOR YOUR SCHOLARSHIP! REM

9 Semicolons can be used to correct comma splices or run-on (fused sentences): ESPECIALLY NOTE THE THIRD EXAMPLE BELOW :

10 DIRECTIONS: Choose the sentence that is correctly punctuated. A] Although Eileen works only three days a week; she still finds her job exhausting. B] Although; Eileen works only three days a week, she still finds her job exhausting. C] Although, Ellen works only three days a week, she still finds her job exhausting. D] Although, Ellen works only three days a week, she still finds her job exhausting. E] Although Ellen works only three days a week, she still finds her job exhausting.

11 ANSWER E] Although Ellen works only three days a week, she still finds her job exhausting. RULE: A COMMA FOLLOWS AN INTRODUCTORY (modifying) word or word group.

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13 STAY TUNED FOR

14 MORE

15 GRAMMAR EXCITEMENT!

16 MEANWHILE, Please continue to explore the many adventures of the wonderful world of grammar on your own!

17 GO FORTH & BE SCHOLARS!


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