English grammar

Module 13:

Review Additional Punctuation

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Insert one or more apostrophes in each of the following sentences by clicking before, after, or between the appropriate letter(s).
1.
I'just'singin'in'the'snow.
2.
Who'd'have'thought'your'bunny'would'have'so'many'babies.
3.
I'think'you've'finally'figured'it'out.
4.
I'think'your'car's'tires'need'to'be'replaced.
Directions:
Insert one or more semicolons in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words.
5.
The; birth; dates; of; those; present; were; January; 23,; 1936; May; 30,; 1990; July; 14,; 1995; and; March; 10,; 1970.
6.
Their; team; did; participate; however,; they; came; late.
7.
Jill; is; not; the; center; of; attention; nonetheless,; she; receives; much; respect; for; her; academic; skills.
8.
Tim; finds; working; for; his; education; difficult; notwithstanding,; he; is; holding; on; to; his; dreams.
Directions:
Insert a colon in each of the following sentences by clicking the space between the appropriate words or by clicking between two numbers.
9.
The: party: is: on: Saturday,: July: 4: at: 6:00: p.m.
10.
Remember: Only: you: can: prevent: forest: fires.
11.
In: this: class: we: are: all: important: we: should: all: be: treated: with: respect.
12.
The: contents: of: the: woman's: closet: included: the: following: shoes,: belts,: dresses,: hats,: and: blouses.
Directions:
Insert one or more hyphens in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words, letters, or numbers.
13.
One-of-the-keys-to-good-self-esteem-is-appreciating-your-strengths.
14.
It-was-a-toss-up—both-teams-were-so-skilled-that-we-weren't-sure-who-would-win.
15.
I-would-prefer-a-full-time-job,-but-I-will-accept-a-part-time-job-if-I-have-to.
16.
Most-of-the-streets-around-here-go-only-one-way,-but-mine-is-a-2-way-street.
Directions:
Insert one or more em dashes in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words.
17.
ThePresidentoftheUnitedStateswasAbrahamLincolnthePresidentoftheConfederateStateswasJeffersonDavis.
18.
TheArmyRangerSchoolavailabletoonlythemostdedicatedtroopersteachescombatskillsbehindenemylines.
19.
Theemdashthemostversatileofpunctuationmarkscanbeusedinmanydifferentways.
20.
HerconstantadmonitionhowcanIeverforgetit?servedmewellwhenIlefthome.
Directions:
Insert one or more ellipses in each of the following sentences by clicking before, after, or between the appropriate word(s).
21.
I wrote the beginning of Shakespeare's famous quote, "All the world's a stage " on my poster.
22.
Whenever I try to stay up late, my mother quotes the beginning of Franklin's aphorism, "Early to bed "
23.
"I want to eat at "
"I
know, the pizza place."
24.
Your task is to rewrite Aesop's moral, "Don't count before they hatch."
Directions:
Each of the following sentences contains one or more parenthetical expressions or conventions. Insert a parenthesis or bracket by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words in each sentence.
25.
(Going)(to)(bed)(early)(and)(rising)(early)(according)(to)(Benjamin)(Franklin)(makes)(a)(person)("healthy,)(wealthy,)(and)(wise)."
26.
(William)(of)(Normandy)(1028-1087)(brought)(the)(French)(language)(to)(England)(when)(he)(won)(the)(Battle)(of)(Hastings)(in)(1066,)(becoming)(King)(William)(I).
27.
(The)(right)(answer)(if)(I)(can)(remember)(correctly)(was)(the)(third)(choice).
28.
(Growing)(old)(I)(must)(conclude)(is)(the)(best)(and)(only)(option)(available).
Directions:
Insert one or more slashes (virgules) in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words or numbers.
29.
I / saw / the / date, / 3 / 27 / 2017, / written / at / the / top / of / the / paper.
30.
They / were / discussing / boy / girl / relationships.
31.
I / love / the / image / in / Robert / Frost's / poem / "Mending / Wall," / which / he / illustrates / like / this: / "And / on / a / day / we / meet / to / walk / the / line / And / set / the / wall / between / us / once / again. / We / keep / the / wall / between / us / as / we / go. / To / each / the / boulders / that / have / fallen / to / each."
32.
I / feel / like / I've / been / working / 24 / 7.
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