Presentation on theme: "Useful Mechanics. Punctuate this sentence: DMHS’s symbol is a bright sun however the fact that we have no windows means that we cannot see the sun from."— Presentation transcript:
Punctuate this sentence: DMHS’s symbol is a bright sun however the fact that we have no windows means that we cannot see the sun from inside the school.
Punctuate Clauses: main & subordinate Although Horace Miner is an American he describes Americans as if he is completely ignorant of their culture.
Use Ellipses and Punctuate Quotes Horace Miner wrote [omit words] the Nacirema present such unusual aspects that it seems desirable to describe them as an example of the extremes to which human behavior can go
How could you punctuate this to shorten it? While much of the people's time is devoted to economic pursuits, a large part of the fruits of these labors and a considerable portion of the day are spent in ritual activity.
What is the difference between the way “to” is used? Sam went to the store. Sam walked to the corner of his street. Sam went to buy soda and candy. Sam wanted to eat ice cream. What do you call these different ways of using “to”?