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punctuation part 2 your favorite grammar subject and as easy as eating ice cream
PUNCTUATION,Part 2YOUR FAVORITE GRAMMAR SUBJECT AND AS EASY AS EATING ICE CREAM

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” Ben Franklin

marks of punctuation covered
Marks of punctuation covered:
  • Quotation mark
  • Apostrophe
  • Parentheses
  • Dash
  • Hyphen
1 to enclose a direct quotation or each part of a divided quotation
1. To enclose a direct quotation or each part of a divided quotation.
  • Miguel Cervantes said, “A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.”
  • “Let’s go,” said the sergeant, “we have 20 miles to run yet.”
2 to indicate the titles of books poems articles etc and for the names of ships etc
2. To indicate the titles of books, poems, articles, etc., and for the names of ships, etc.
  • “Como agua para Chocolate”
  • “Fog”
  • “Titanic”
2 to form the plural of numbers and letters
2. To form the plural of numbers and letters
  • San Francisco 49’s
  • Oakland A’s
3 to show the omission of letters or numbers
3. To show the omission of letters or numbers
  • Don’t
  • Gov’t
  • O’clock
  • Class of ‘42
1 to show that the part enclosed within them is merely for explanation
1. To show that the part enclosed within them is merely for explanation.
  • I love this class (especially when they are asleep).
1 to show a sudden change in thought or in construction
1. To show a sudden change in thought or in construction
  • I am planning to go –but why should I tell you?
1 in writing compound nouns
1. IN WRITING COMPOUND NOUNS
  • Sister-in-law
  • Commander-in-chief
  • Attorney-at-law
2 to join words combined into a single adjective
2. To join words combined into a single adjective
  • A well-to-do man
  • A happy-go-lucky person
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3. When it is necessary to divide a word at the end of a line, the division should be made between syllables, and the hyphen should come at the end of the line.

  • Mutila-

tion

punctuate accordingly
Punctuate accordingly:
  • I ate my Moms cake.
  • The 76s are a tremendous basketball team.
  • Between the years 1930 1940 I learned to play the piano.
  • Most students are not happy go lucky.
  • Take the gun said Alvaro, and run like the wind.
  • Cant you see that Im busy.
  • It was a hot day no, the heat was unbearable!
  • Everyone should read The Bible at least once.
  • My Father in law is a great guy.
  • The Queen Elizabeth is a spectacular luxury liner.
  • President Reagan said, we must arm ourselves rapidly.
corrections
Corrections:
  • I ate my Mom’s cake.
  • The 76’s are a tremendous basketball team.
  • Between the years 1930--1940 I learned to play the piano.
  • Most students are not happy-go-lucky.
  • “Take the gun,” said Alvaro, “and run like the wind. “
  • Can’t you see that I’m busy.
  • It was a hot day --no, the heat was unbearable!
  • Everyone should read “The Bible” at least once.
  • My Father-in-law is a great guy.
  • “The Queen Elizabeth” is a spectacular luxury liner.
  • President Reagan said, “We must arm our selves rapidly. “
assignment
Assignment:
  • 1. All my sisters in law are excellent cooks.
  • 2. The 49s are definitely not the best team in football.
  • 3. It began to rain yes, it began to rain cats and dogs.
  • 4. Lisas lasagna was the most delicious of all the meals.
  • 5. Wont you understand that I have much work to do.
  • 6. The governor wasted no time in making the following announcement:
  • 7. Everyone must arm himself for a terrorist invasion is on hand.
  • 8. Swim as fast as you can said the lifesaver there are a couple of sharks right behind you.
  • 9. At the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean lays The Titanic.
  • 10. From 1943 1953 we built our business slowly.