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1 Mrs. Bieltz

2  Toddlers, tweens, and teens (demands/demand) attention.

3  Each of the students (was/were) planning to study tonight(;/,) they went to the party instead.

4  Choose the correct sentence:  The senate make you vote.  The senate make you votes.  The senate makes you vote.  The senates makes you vote.

5  Indefinite pronouns, like collective nouns, can be singular or plural, depending on how they are used in a sentence. Singular indefinite pronouns take a singular verb; plural indefinite pronouns take a plural verb.  Here are some guidelines to follow:  Indefinite pronouns that end in -one are always singular. These words include anyone, everyone, someone, and one.  Indefinite pronouns that end in -body are always singular. These words include anybody, somebody, nobody.  The indefinite pronouns both, few, many, others, and several are always plural.  The indefinite pronouns all, any, more, most, none, and some can be singular or plural, depending on how they are used

6  Correct the following sentences:  Each of the boys brought their own mitt.  One of the girls left their sweater on the bus.  Everyone has their reason for choosing to drive certain models of cars.

7  Independent clause: a group of words that contains a subject and verb and expresses a complete thought. An independent clause is a sentence.   Dependent clause: a group of words that contains and subject and a verb but does not express a complete thought. A dependent clause cannot be a sentence. Often a dependent clause is marked by a dependent marker.   Dependent markers: after, although, as, as if, because, before, even if, even though, if, in order to, since, though, unless, until, whatever, when, whenever, whether, while.   Conjunctions: and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet   Joining words: however, consequently, for example, moreover, namely, nevertheless, otherwise, therefore, that is, thus

8 1. Dependent clause – comma – independent clause Because I like cake, I ate too much. 2. Independent clause – comma – conjunction – independent clause I like cake, so I ate too much. 3. Independent clause – semicolon – joining word – comma – independent clause I like cake; therefore, I have too much. 4. Independent clause – semicolon – independent clause I like cake; I ate too much!

9  Punctuate the following sentence correctly: Mrs. Bieltz the greatest instructor was a teaching extraordinaire! Can you locate a phrase in this sentence? Can you locate a clause in this sentence?

10  Identify the underlined parts of the sentence:  In Greek mythology, Hermes delivered gods messages from humans.  Direct object is a word or word group that receives the action of the verb or shows the result of the action, answering the question Whom? Or What? after a transitive verb.  Indirect object tells to whom or to what or for whom or for what the action of the verb is done.  Indirect objects generally precede direct objects.

11  Locate the prepositional phrases:  Between the two buildings is a concrete wall.  The penguins jumped into the sea.

12  Whose vs. Who’s  Whose = possessive pronoun  Who’s = contraction who is  Examples  Who’s iPhone was stolen?  Who’s listening to iTunes?  Whose going to Coldstone?  Whose ice cream is this?

13  Nor & Neither-Nor and Or & Either-Or  Look at the subject after the nor/or  Determine if it is singular or plural  Choose the correct verb  Nicholas nor the babies (drink/drinks) the bottle.  The babies nor Nicholas (drink/drinks) the bottle.  Coco or the dogs (eat/eats) the bone.  The dogs or Coco (eat/eats) the bone.

14  There, They’re, Their  There = location (* “here” is in the word there)  They’re = contraction they are  Their = possessive pronoun  They’re looking over there for their dog.

15  It’s vs. Its  It’s contraction it is  Its possessive pronoun  Examples:  Grab an umbrella! Its going to rain.  Don’t forget to bring it’s leash!

16  Who vs. Whom  Nominative whowhoever  Objective whomwhomever  Possessivewhosewhosever  When who, whom, whose are used to introduce adjective clauses, they are called relative pronouns  In questions, who is used as a subject or as a predicate nominative. Whom is used as a direct object, an indirect object, or an object of a preposition.

17  Find subordinate clause.  Determine how it is used: subject, predicate nominative, direct object, indirect object, object of preposition.  Determine the case for this use of the pronoun.  Select the correct case form of the pronoun.


19  Onomatopoeia  One or more words that imitate or suggest the source of the sound they are describing.words  Common occurrences include animal noises, such as "oink" or "meow" or "roar".

20  Foil  A foil is a character that contrasts with another character (usually the protagonist) in order to highlight various facets of the main character's personality: to throw the character of the protagonist into sharper focus.

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