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Editing and Revising CMT's

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Do Not Capitalize Seasons
winter, spring summer fall
Capitalize the names of languages, races, nationalities, and religions
Arab, Spanish, Judaism, African art, Irish linen, Sweedish meatballs
Acronym
word formed from 1st ( or first few) letters of words in a phrase
Colon
to emphasize a word or phrase, to introduce a list
Semi-Colon
to join two independent clauses (which means two clauses could stand alone as a separate sentence
Dash
To indicate a sudden break
Quotes
Ms. Turk says, "Review this before the CMT's!"
Synonym
words that mean the same
Antonym
Words that have the opposite meaning
Homophone
words that have the same sound and spelling, but different in meaning
its
shows ownership
it's
contracted form of it is
than
used to make a comparison
then
a word that tells time or sequence
your
shows ownership
you're
contracted form of you are
there
a place word
there
sometimes just begins a fact
thier
shows ownership
they're
contracted form of they are
were
a verb word; plural form of was
we're
contracted form of we are
right
correct; not left; privillege
write
to make marks on paper; compose
know/knew
verb meaning to understand or have knowledge of
no
a negative
new
not old