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Hyphens and Apostrophes. Last section of punctuations!!! TEST next THURSDAY!!!. Hyphens -. Use a hyphen when writing out compound numbers from twenty-one through ninety-nine. Use a hyphen when writing fractions that are used as adjectives. A two-thirds vote of approval was necessary.

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Hyphens and apostrophes

Hyphens and Apostrophes

Last section of punctuations!!!

TEST next THURSDAY!!!


Hyphens

Hyphens -

  • Use a hyphen when writing out compound numbers from twenty-one through ninety-nine.

  • Use a hyphen when writing fractions that are used as adjectives.

    • A two-thirds vote of approval was necessary.

    • Two thirds of the players come from California.

No hyphen

adjective

Hyphen needed

noun


Ex 58

Ex. 58

  • 1. thirty-four

  • 2.

  • 3.

  • 4.

  • 5.


Hyphens1

Hyphens

  • Compound words

    • Use a hyphen after a prefix that is followed by a proper noun or adjective.

      • mid-July

      • pro-Atlanta fans


Hyphens2

Hyphens

  • Use a hyphen in words with the prefixes: all-, ex-, and self- and suffix -elect.

    • all-powerful

    • ex-football player

    • self-employed

    • president-elect


Hyphens3

Hyphens

  • Compound words- 3 types

  • 1st one word: ballplayer, shortstop, footstep, earthquake

  • Separate words: seat belt, sweet potato, waiting room

  • Hyphenated words: son-in-law, secretary-treasurer, six-year-olds


H yphens

Hyphens

  • Use a hyphen to connect a compound modifier that comes before a noun.

  • full-court press

  • seven well-fed puppies

  • never-ending sound

  • sound of cheers was never ending.


Ex 59

Ex. 59

  • 1. a first-round draft pick

  • 2.-10.


H yphens1

Hyphens

  • When ending a line of written text you should keep this in mind to hyphenate the word.

    • Divide between syllables

    • One syllable words are not hyphenated

    • Do not leave a single letter standing on a line

    • Avoid proper nouns

    • Do not hyphenate a hyphenated word anywhere besides at the hyphen already.


Ex 60

Ex. 60

  • 1. back-

  • 2.– 10.

  • Finish ex. 58-60 using the showdown method!


A postrophes

Apostrophes

  • Use an apostrophe to show ownership.

    • The bat of the player become the player’s bat.

    • The idea of Coach Long becomes Coach Long’s idea.


Apostrophes

Apostrophes

  • Even when a singular noun already ends in ‘s’ an apostrophe and ‘s’ should be added to show possession.

    • The shape of the lens becomes the lens’s shape.

    • The fastball of Jen Wells becomes Jen Wells’s fastball.


Apostrophes1

Apostrophes

  • Just add an apostrophe to show possessive case of plural nouns that end in ‘s’ or ‘es’.

    • The flavor of the strawberries becomes the strawberries’ flavor.

    • The buzzing of bees becomes the bees’ buzzing.


Apostrophes2

Apostrophes

  • When a plural noun doesn’t end in ‘s’ or ‘es’, you will add and apostrophe and ‘s’ to show possession.

    • The tournament of women becomes the women’s tournament.

    • The game of children becomes the children’s game.


Apostrophes3

Apostrophes

  • Ask yourself this questions…

    • “To whom does it belong?

    • Then you can find out if it is plural or singular and where to put the apostrophe.


Apostrophe ex 61

Apostrophe EX. 61


Apostrophe

Apostrophe

  • With pronouns

  • Use an apostrophe and ‘s’ with indefinite pronouns to show possession.

    • Everyone’s plan

    • Each one’s decision

    • Somebody’s book

    • One another’s ideas


Apostrophes ex 62

Apostrophes EX. 62

  • 1. When she was eight, Olympic champion Dorothy Hamill received the first pair of ice skates that were really ________.

  • 2. _______ father saw how much ______ little girl enjoyed skating, so he decided she could take lessons.

  • 3. Soon Dorothy and _____ mom were adjusting _______ schedules to include daily practice at the ice rink.

  • 4. Dorothy learned quickly, and soon ____ skating skills were as good as ______.

  • 5. (on your own)


Apostrophes4

Apostrophes

  • Contractions: Use an apostrophe in a contraction to indicate the position of a missing letter or letters.

    • are not= aren’t

    • is not= isn’t

    • I will= I’ll

    • you will= you’ll

    • I am= I’m

    • I would = I’d

    • he would = he’d


Apostrophes ex 63

Apostrophes EX. 63

  • 1. Who’d

  • 2. wasn’t

  • 3. can’t

  • 4-10


Ex 64 and 65

Ex. 64 and 65

  • 1. goalie’s gloves

  • 2. golf club’s grip

  • 3. tennis star’s racket

  • 4-20

  • Instead of rewriting the paragraph, you need to find the 15 apostrophe errors in the exercise.


Section review exercises 66 70

Section ReviewExercises 66-70

Your assignment for today are the following exercises…61-65 and Section review 66-70


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