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End of Semester Review Test Tuesday, December 8
Rewrite these sentences using the correct capitalization and punctuation: 1. i don’t know what to do about john he just is too serious in class I don’t know what to do about John;he just is too serious in class. 2. even owen cant get him to smile or laugh he tries his best mrs vandaan impression with no luck Even Owen can’t get him to smile or laugh.He tries his best Mrs.VanDaan impression with no luck. 3. maybe a trip to the zoo is in order: monkeys can make john laugh Maybe a trip to the zoo is in order, for monkeys can make John laugh.
Maddy had trouble keeping track of his money. 4.In fact, he almost always ran out of money before he received his allowance. 5. Moreover, he often borrowed money from his sisters, and he often did not keep track of the money he owed. 6. As a result, his sisters were tired of loaning him cash. He had 7. even argued with them about how much he owed them and when he was supposed to repay it. 8. However, he realized that constantly borrowing and owing money was a problem. 9. At last, tired of having financial woes, he decided to get organized. He made up a repayment chart and showed his sisters. 10. Then he looked over his expenses and decided to stick to a budget in order to reach his goals. 11. Finally, he promised himself that if he stuck to the budget, he would save enough money to buy a new cell phone as a reward.
Subject-Verb Agreement Circle the correct verb form that agrees with the given subject: example: It is are 12. They does do 13. Friends tries try 14. The students were was 15. Does Do anyone know what time it is? 16. Those tacos tastes taste 17. Everyone have has 18. The teacher appreciate appreciates 19. The teachers appreciate appreciates 20 All of the vegetables was were 21. All of the salad were was
22. Where would you place this phrase,wearing the black beads in the sentence below? Christina looked very dressed up yesterday. Rewrite the entire sentence correctly, including the phrase “wearing the black beads.” Christina, wearing the black beads, looked very dressed up yesterday. or Wearing the black beads, Christina looked very dressed up yesterday. 23. Where would you place this phrase, from K-9 Aid in the sentence below? My friend bought a dog that can help her do simple tasks around the house. Rewrite the entire sentence correctly, including the phrase “from K-9 Aid” My friend bought a dog from K-9 aid that can help her do simple tasks around the house. or From K-9 Aid, my friend bought a dog that can help her do simple tasks around the house.
24. Circle the transition word(s) that indicates a comparison of two things: Consequently Suddenly Therefore Otherwise • Circle the transition word(s) that indicates the conclusion of an essay is nearing: Then Eventually Also Finally Write out the words (correctly!) that the contraction represents: 26. Don’t do not 28. Weren’t were not 27. Wasn’t was not 29. Doesn’t does not Write (correctly!) the contraction of each word below: 30. We are we’re 32. They are they’re 31. Will not won’t 33. Did not didn’t
Book Newspaper Magazine Internet Citation Sources: Name That Source! Write the type of source each citation represents. Use each word only once: 34.Kessl, Fabian, and Nadia Kutsche. “Rationalities, Practices, and Resistance in Post-Welfarism. A Comment on Kevin Stenson.” Social Work & Society 6.1 (2008): n. pag. Web. 10 Oct. 2008. Internet 35.Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print. Book 36.Buchman, Dana. "A Special Education." Good Housekeeping Mar. 2006: 143-48. Print. Magazine 37.Trembacki, Paul. "Brees Hopes to Win Heisman for Team." Purdue Exponent [West Lafayette, IN] 5 Dec. 2000: 20. Print.Newspaper
Semicolon Usage - rewrite the following sentences correctly adding semicolons where they are needed. 38. At the age of twenty-one, Mrs. Street moved to Leavenworth, Kansas with her family she only lived there for one year. At the age of twenty-one, Mrs. Street moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, with her family; she only lived there for one year. • My mother-in-law makes sculptures with found objects she once went through a phase where she used the bones from roadkill in her art. My mother-in-law makes sculptures with found objects; she once went through a stage where she used the bones from roadkill in her art.
40. Recovering his balance, Joe Cox again made a horrible pass. • Running every day, especially in the beginning of a running program, can lead to burnout and injuries. • Many college athletes struggle academically because they have to travel so often during their season. • When I graduated from high school, I decided to study music at Florida State University. All are DEPENDENTPhrases TO + Verb = infinitive phrase! Buzz Lightyear can help you remember… “To Infinity…. and beyond! (get it?s) So “to travel” and “to study” would be the infinitive ----- like in spanish