Abeka 9th Grade Grammar Units 5-7
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Use a __________ after the salutation of a business letter.
Use a _____________ between independent clauses.
Use _____________ to set off foreign words that have not yet been accepted into the English language.
italics or underlines
Use a hyphen in fractions used as ____________.
Use a __________ to introduce a statement or quotation that is formally announced.
What are the three parts of a full-length book report?
introduction, body, conclusion
What are the three things you can use to illustrate the applications you stated in your thesis?
incidents, details, quotations
Begin each paragraph with a _________ sentence.
End each paragraph with a __________ sentence.
Restate your thesis in your ____________.
What are the two main types of outlines?
sentence and topical
What does a thesis statement consist of?
a claim and three supports
Use periods to end _______________.
declarative and imperative sentences
polite requests disguised as questions
Use a _____________ to join two independent clauses.
comma and a coordinating conjunction
Use a comma to separate three or more ____________.
items in a series
Use a _________ to separate two or more adjectives that are in the same category.
Use a pair of commas to indicate a ____________ element in a sentence.
Use commas to set off ________________ expressions like: in fact, in my opinion, at any rate, i think, i suppose, etc.
Do not use a comma between the state and ___________.
Use a ___________ between independent clauses joined by transitional words like: for instance, however, nevertheless, for example, thus, then, that is, etc.
Use a semicolon between items in a series if the items themselves contain ____________.
Use a ___________ before listed items especially when announced by such words as follows or the following.
Use a colon to introduce a statement or quotation that is ___________.
Use a hyphen with __________ used before a noun.
Commas and periods always go _________ the closing quotation marks.
Colons and semicolons always go ________ the closing quotation marks.
Begin a new ___________ every time the speaker changes.
Use an apostrophe to form the ____________ case of nouns.
Use a ___________ AFTER a list.
Use ________ to enclose brief confirmatory or explanatory information.