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Weeks 13 & 14
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Correct this sentence without the dangling modifier.
At the age of seven, my mother taught me how to bake.
When I was seven, my mother taught me how to bake.
What does glutton mean?
greedy eater; one who eats a lot
What is a synonym for reputable?
Divide up the word pandemic
Simplify the sentence by getting rid of wordiness or redundancies.
In order for this to go well, a lot of advanced planning will be needed to make this school play a huge success.
A lot of planning will be needed to make this school play a success.
correctly spell repremand
What is the figure of speech, and what does it mean?
I think he should pay for it since he has tons of money.
he has tons of money
he's really rich
Is the following a phrase or clause? If a clause, what type?
All because I didn't have my homework
what does fallacy mean?
A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound belief
Who would be likely to be reticent?
new student at school and a cautious child
What does reticent mean?
reserved; not wanting to talk a lot
Where should commas go in this sentence?
This Monday which is also my birthday I am going to hike up beautiful majestic mountains.
This Monday, which is also my birthday, I am going to hike up beautiful, majestic mountains.
What is an antonym for prudent?
what does prudent mean?
careful not to make mistakes
What does agitate mean in the following sentence?
The large waves agitated the fine sediment near the shoreline, causing the water to become very murky.
to disturb or upset
Is the sentence a simple, compound, complex or compound-complex?
I decided not to go to the party since I was sick.
Which would match the analogy lace : intricate
fragile : glass
pain : constant
love : eternal
steel : durable
steel : durable
Rewrite the sentences to correct the dangling or misplaced modifier.
I held the necklace tightly in my hand that my friend gave me.
In my hand I tightly held the necklace that my friend gave me.
What does torrid mean?
very hot and dry
What is a synonym for revel?
Divide up the word conservatory
base or root: servat
Simplify the sentence by eliminating any wordiness or redundancies.
My dog has a tendency to get overly excited and hyper when around other dogs or animals.
My dog tends to get overly excited when around other animals.
Correctly spell irresistable
What is the figure of speech and what does it mean?
He was soaring like an eagle when he got his drivers license.
soaring like an eagle
he was excited; he was free
Is the following a phrase or a clause? If it is a clause, indicate if it is independent or dependent.
I forgot to leave a key
What does concede mean?
Admit that something is true or valid after first denying
or resisting it; surrender or yield
What of the following might cause dissent in a country?
Unfair laws, government corruption
Where should you have commas in the following sentence?
When the rain stops we can check out the old wooden barn.
When the rain stops, we can check out the old wooden barn.
What does rebuff mean?
to reject something or someone
What does maintain mean in the following sentence?
If I maintain a B average this entire school
year, I will be able to go on the school trip to
to continue with
What type of sentence is this?
Mr. Gusto found the essays and graded them that night.
Choose a matching analogy. president : lead
dancer : react
sentinel : guard
write : scribe
friend : offend
sentinel : guard
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