L.IV-3 Demonstrate correct use of a semicolon and a colon . Conjunctive Adverb Clarifies a relationship Ex. 1 He did not like cold weather; nevertheless, he shoveled the snow. L.IV-3 Demonstrate correct use of a semicolon and a colon . Clause
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Clarifies a relationship
Ex. 1 He did not like cold weather; nevertheless, he shoveled the snow.
A group of words that has a subject and a predicate and is used as a sentence or part of a sentence.
Ex. 1 She can’t play the saxophone; I know she’d like to learn.
Use a semicolon to separate main clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb.
Ex. 1 Some of the people in our group refused to take the assignment seriously; therefore, we received a D on our project.
Has a subject and a predicate and can stand alone as a sentence.
Ex. 1 Cancer is a serious disease; however, heart disease kills more people.
use a semicolon to separate main clauses not joined by a coordinating conjunction.
Ex. 1 My computer isn’t working; perhaps I need to call a technician.
use a semicolon to separate two main clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction when clauses contain several commas.
Ex. 1 According to Bruce, he spent his vacation in Naples, Florida; but he said it was a business, not a pleasure trip.
Use a semicolon to separate main clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb or by for example or that is
Ex. 1 My parents are strict; for example, I can watch TV only on the weekends.
Not joined by coordinating conjunctions are separated by semicolons
Ex. Place your own example here
read the poems, “Fog,” and “Fire and Ice.”
Take notes on:
5th period only
Write the questions
turn them in before you leave.
Read chapter 22 of To Kill a Mockingbird and complete the chapter presentations
Remember that projects are due next week.
Your poems should be typed up and saved to a flash drive as well as written on your 11x14 posters.