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Welcome to Writing Get out index card Writers Guide homework white board glove

Admit QuestionHow is a semicolon like a wedding ring?

Check your answersP- ,of course,

A- ,the tallest girl,

D- ,Brandon,

A- ,Andrew musical,

D- ,myWatson,

A- ,thesouth,

7. D- Fido,

8. P- ,in my opinion,

9. D- Barry,

10. D- ,Ann,

A- ,aideals,

A- , the teacher,Check your answersThe contestants came from Dubuque, Iowa; Memphis, Tennessee; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

I got all dressed up for the party; however, my best friend wore jeans.Check your answers3. Our school is overcrowded and consequently, a new wing will be added. (NO SEMICOLON)

4. My father is an accountant; my mother is a lawyer.Check your answers5. German is a difficult language to master; however, if you plan to be a scientist, you may want to study this language.

6. The roof was leaking, and the walls were sagging; therefore, the Smiths hired a contractor to repair the house.Check your answers7. Ive seen photos of Paris, France; London, England; and Rome, Italy.

8. This case bears investigation; Ill put someone on it.Check your answersAnne is going to Japan this summer; therefore, she is studying Japanese now.

On our vacation, we drove through San Francisco, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Jackson, Wyoming.Check your answers11. The clock on the stairs keeps perfect time; its precision is remarkable.

12. Juan is an excellent math student; however, he is planning to be a writer.Check your answers13. Apples are usually sold by the pound; oranges are sold by the dozen.

Separate the strands of yarn; then, tie every other one.

She came late to class; it was hard for her to catch up.Rule #1 sentence pattern.Complete sentence; complete sentence.

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___________________________________.Rule #2 sentence pattern.Complete sentence; transition word, complete sentence.

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furthermore,

___________________________________.Rule #2 sentence pattern.Complete sentence; transition word, complete sentence.

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therefore,

___________________________________.Rule #2 sentence pattern.Complete sentence; transition word, complete sentence.

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however,

___________________________________.Rule #2 sentence pattern.Complete sentence; transition word, complete sentence.

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___________________________________.Colon: Writers guide pg. 27Use a Colon for the following situations: letter, time, list, or quotation.

Where to put the colonI have been to four continents Africa, North America, South America, and Asia.Where to put the colonI have been to four continents: Africa, North America, South America, and Asia.Where to put the colonTo Whom It May ConcernWhere to put the colonTo Whom It May Concern:Where to put the colonJill had to answer the question When did Columbus arrive in North America?.Where to put the colonJill had to answer the question: When did Columbus arrive in North America?.Where to put the colonDont forget the number one class rule raise your hand.Where to put the colonDont forget the number one class rule: raise your hand.Where to put the colonI think Ill go to the 700 pm movie.Where to put the colonI think Ill go to the 7:00 pm movie.Where to put the colonFor the recipe, you will need these ingredients salt, pepper, rosemary, and basil.Where to put the colonFor the recipe, you will need these ingredients: salt, pepper, rosemary, and basil.NO colon needed: Why???The ingredients needed for this recipe are salt, pepper, rosemary, and basil.Copy this Down!!!NEVER use a colon directly after a verb!Add to yesterdays timed writingContinue writing.Try to use a semicolon!Try to start with a subordinating conjunction!Try to start with a participial phrase!Try to use an adjective clause or appositive!

Edit for punctuation.Exit QuestionOn a scale from 1-3, how confident are you with commas, semicolons, and colons? Rate them separately.

3= very confident2= okay1= HELP!