Presentation on theme: "Punctuation Formulas. A complete sentence can be connected to another complete sentence through the use of a semicolon. Sentence; sentence. Example."— Presentation transcript:
A complete sentence can be connected to another complete sentence through the use of a semicolon. Sentence; sentence. Example We went to the beach; we used sunscreen. It is raining outside; our picnic is cancelled. I am very tired; I need a nap.
A complete sentence can be joined with another complete sentence using a comma and a conjunction. Conjunctions and, but, for, or, nor, yet, so Sentence, conjunction sentence. Examples We are going to the park, and we will have a picnic. I am feeling better, but I still must rest. I will go to the movies, or I will go swimming.
A Left branch clause can be connected to a complete sentence by using a comma. Left Branch, Sentence. Examples Since it is could outside, Sally put on a sweater Even though he is hungry, he does not want to have a snack. Although it is raining, we re still going out to play.
Multiple verbs can be part of a sentence by using commas and a conjunction to punctuate correctly. A, B, conjunction C. Examples We ran, jumped, and hopped to school Jim Loves to bike, swim, or read for enjoyment.
Multiple adjectives can be used to describe nouns using a comma. A, B, C noun Examples I want to wear a colorful, soft, comfortable outfit. She is an adorable, sweet cuddly baby Please do not be a mean, inconsiderate, selfish person..
Two complete sentences can be combined by using a semicolon and a sentence connector correctly. Sentence connectors include: Therefore (for this reason); Nevertheless (in spite of that; or even); Moreover (besides; further; in addition to what has been said); Hence (as a result); Indeed (truly); However ([but] in spite of that); Consequently (as a result); On the other hand (looking at the other side). Sentence; sentence connector, sentence. Examples We will always keep in touch with our friends; moreover we will remember our high school years the most. It is snowing outside; nevertheless, we will still be able to travel. He did poorly in school this year; thus, he will have to go to summer school.
Sentences can be connected using correlatives Correlatives include: Either…or; Neither…nor; Not only… but (also) Correlative sentence, correlative sentence. Examples Not only is she a good singer, but she also can dance like a professional. Either Susan will find the perfect dress for the prom, or she won’t and will have to settle for something less than perfect.