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Sponge Toss Grammar Pants

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Laura Kirshner

on 23 May 2016

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Transcript of Sponge Toss Grammar Pants

More Punctuation & Style
Select the sentence that is punctuated or structured correctly.
Correct Punctuation Practice
Determine where punctuation is missing and what the correct punctuation would be.
Let the Games Begin!
Musical Interlude
Quotes!
Identify the speaker of the quote
So Long and Carry On
English 2 Accelerated Review
Sponge Toss Grammar Pants!
Punctuation Party!
I love to drink hot chocolate however I don't enjoy it in the summer
My roommate is guilty of two of the seven deadly sins gluttony and sloth.
At Weight Watchers we believe that being fat is not hereditary it is a choice.
A. There are many aspects of teaching that I enjoy such as: getting to know the students, sharing lots of ideas and opinions, and trying to develop better critical thinking and writing.

B. There are many aspects of teaching that I enjoy, such as getting to know the students, sharing lots of ideas and opinions, and trying to develop better critical thinking and writing.
Unless you brush your teeth within ten or fifteen minutes after eating brushing does almost no good.
Occasionally soap operas are performed live but most of the time they are taped.
Is the following sentence a fragment, run-on, or correct?

Lisa slowly made her way through the decrepit house, suddenly she felt a tight grip around her ankle.
Everywhere we looked there were little kids a truly joyful sight.
Which sentence best demonstrates parallel structure?
A. Huxley’s vision was on track regarding the aspects of decanting babies, attending feelies, being sexually active, and the use of soma.

B. Huxley’s vision was on track regarding the aspects of decanting babies, attending feelies, being sexually active, and relying too heavily on drugs.
A. Unfortunately, with these morals and principles, they also eradicated true emotions, which Huxley feels are necessary in a meaningful life.

B. Unfortunately, with these morals and principles, they also eradicated true emotions; which Huxley feels are necessary in a meaningful life.
Is the follwing a fragment, run-on, or correct?

Managing to balance on one foot.
Misplaced Modifiers - Fix Them!

A. Freshly painted, Jim left the room to dry.

B. The cops chased the bear in the squad car.
Which of these is NOT a run-on?

A. I went to school feeling ready for finals but I still didn't want to take them.

B. I really love my friends, they are always able to make me smile.

C. American literature will be a nice change next year; however, it's hard to find better characters than Mr. Collins and Miss Havisham!
Which sentence demonstrates active voice?

A. Estragon took off his boots in Waiting For Godot.

B. The boots were taken off by Estragon in Waiting For Godot.
“Between my finger and my thumb / The squat pen rests. / I’ll dig with it.”
“Given the existence as uttered forth in the public works of Puncher and Wattmann of a personal God quaquaquaqua…abandoned unfinished the skull in Connemara in spite of the tennis the skull…”
“How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is!”
“I’ll tell you what real love it. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up you whole heart and soul to the smiter.”
“The more people I meet the happier I become. From the meanest creature on earth one departs wiser, richer, more conscious of one’s blessings.”
“Words can be like x-rays, if you use them properly—they’ll go through anything.”
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