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Punctuation Trash Ball

IWBAT puctuate a variety of sentences correctly by using a rule reminder.
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Nichole Behling

on 19 November 2012

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Punctuation Trash Ball Decode the following images! What do they mean? You should know . . . D.O.L. Punctuate the following sentences! Challenge Questions! - ; : , I will be able to punctuate
a variety of sentences. Lesson Objective Points:
In basket and complete: 10 points
Missed basket and complete: 5 points
Incomplete: 0 Points Rules:
Ten Sentences
Six Minutes
Sentences must be checked before shot Trash Ball Colons Round One: Colons – separate a complete sentence from a list.
1. You need to go get the guys: Will, Boyd, Jeff, and Jim.
2. She had three personality flaws: pride, selfishness, and a temper.
3. For the camp out we will need the following things: a tent, three sleeping bags, and a gas lantern.
4. Next semester I will be taking four courses: Algebra II, English Literature, American History, and Biology III.
5. There has been no change in our plans: We will leave at 1000 P.M.
6. He stated his plans: He would borrow money; he would secure a plane; he would fly around the world.
7. That morning the people saw the problem: During the night a tree had downed the power lines.
8. Now the men knew what to do: increase the pressure in the leading cab.
9. They were worried about Fred for one reason: He would fall asleep at work and spend too much time alone Round One: Check Round Two: Round Three: Round Four: Round Five: Semi-Colons Semi-Colons – separate two complete sentences.
1. Hopefully, the weather will change soon; otherwise, the whole summer will go by without the sun shining.
2. She doesn't understand algebra; therefore, she will probably not pass the math final.
3. We will play paintball tomorrow; then we will go out for dinner.
4. She had very high grades in high school; she applied to Harvard University.
5. Some colleges offer full time scholarships; others do not.
6. Some institutions require a lot of financial support from parents; some require only a little.
7. You should always choose a college according to whether you believe you'll be happy; 8. you're the one who will be attending for four years.
9. It's such a beautiful day; I will walk in Niagara Falls.
10. Did you see the moon last night; it was astounding.
11. I found a book series that I love; therefore I will have something to read for a while. Round Two: Check Commas Commas
1. The neighbor boys, the twins, were excellent baseball players.
2. The girl in the red dress is Sarah, our best actress.
3. Have you read Brothers, a book by Dean Hughes?
4. There goes Grant Long, the electrical contractor.
5. My friend, Matt Matson, collects lost hubcaps.
6. Our leading scorer is Michael, the center and captain of the team.
7. These two students, Kay and Eric, are new to our school.
8. The doctor helped two patients, the boy with the broken leg and the girl with a burned arm.
9. Our neighbors, the Smiths and the Madison's, are moving next week.
10. James loves two games, checkers and chess. Round Three: Check Hyphens Combo Hyphens
1. The black-and-blue mark suggested that he had been involved in the altercation.
2. Her fifteen-minute presentation proved decisive in the outcome of the case.
3. First-class decisions require clear-headed thinking
4. This is a low-budget job
5. He has a devil-may-care attitude
6. The sweet-smelling blueberry pie filled the air with a beautiful aroma.
7. A clerk refused to pay me an extra twenty-three cents.
8. When you work with explosives, it is important to wear a fire-resistant suit.
9. The plane lands at gate seventy-two, and we can expect Mani at eight-thirty.
10. Ninety-two basic elements make up the Periodic Table as theorized by the Russian chemist Mendleev. Round Four: Check 1. When a friend dies, part of you dies too.
2. Picture this: a Neanderthal man deep in the forest gorges on the yummiest of his time fruits berries anything sweet and pluck able.
3. Last week we read “The Catbird Seat”, a short story by James Thurber.
4. The woman is wearing golden stretch pants, green eyelids, and a hive shaped head of hair that looks both in color and texture exactly like 25-cents worth of cotton candy
5. When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate.
6. An Americans devotion to McDonald's rests in part on uniformities associated with all McDonald's restaurants: setting, architecture, food, ambience, acts, and utterances.
7. Some players hit the ball and stand dejected waiting for it to land; others turn away and leave it to the caddy.
8. Dynamite was lavishly used, and many of San Francisco’s proudest structures were crumbled by man himself into ruins, but there was no withstanding the onrush of the flames.
9. Lila, who lives in a trailer with a parakeet and some scrappy dogs and cats, has been the town fire warden for almost 30 years.
10. Marvin said he would be on seventy-second street. Round Five: Check Round Six: Check The idea of "rites of passage" was first introduced by the French anthropologist Arnold Van Gennep in 1909. Van Gennep insisted that all rituals of "passing through" occurred in three successive phases[ ] a rite of separation[ ] a rite of transition[ ] and a rite of aggregation. The person whose status is to be changed has to undergo a ritual which marks his departure from the old version of himself[ ] there has to be some act which symbolizes the fact that he has rid himself of all his previous associations. He is washed[ ] rinsed[ ] sprinkled or immersed[ ] and[ ] in this way[ ] all his previous obligations and attachments are symbolically untied and even annihilated. This stage is followed by a rite of transition[ ] when the person is neither fish nor fowl[ ] he has left his old status behind him but has not yet assumed his new one. This liminal condition is usually marked by rituals of isolation and segregation[ ]a period of vigil[ ] mockery perhaps[ ] fear and trembling. There are often elaborate rites of humiliation[ ]scourging[ ] insults[ ] and darkness. Finally[ ] in the rite of aggregation[ ] the new status is ritually conferred[ ] the person is admitted[ ] enrolled[ ] confirmed[ ] and ordained. Advanced Combo Round Six: Round Six: Check The idea of "rites of passage" was first introduced by the French anthropologist Arnold Van Gennep in 1909. Van Gennep insisted that all rituals of "passing through" occurred in three successive phases[ ] a rite of separation[ ] a rite of transition[ ] and a rite of aggregation. The person whose status is to be changed has to undergo a ritual which marks his departure from the old version of himself[ ] there has to be some act which symbolizes the fact that he has rid himself of all his previous associations. He is washed[ ] rinsed[ ] sprinkled or immersed[ ] and[ ] in this way[ ] all his previous obligations and attachments are symbolically untied and even annihilated. This stage is followed by a rite of transition[ ] when the person is neither fish nor fowl[ ] he has left his old status behind him but has not yet assumed his new one. This liminal condition is usually marked by rituals of isolation and segregation[ ]a period of vigil[ ] mockery perhaps[ ] fear and trembling. There are often elaborate rites of humiliation[ ]scourging[ ] insults[ ] and darkness. Finally[ ] in the rite of aggregation[ ] the new status is ritually conferred[ ] the person is admitted[ ] enrolled[ ] confirmed[ ] and ordained. 1. He maintained his self imposed silence.
2. The magic potion contained the following items frogs snails bats and a large plate of fish and chips.
3. Among the distinguished delegates were Professor Jones University of Toronto 4. Professor Smith University of Wigan Dr Hilda Ogden Emeritus Professor of Calligraphy University of Cleethorpes and Dr Will Carling University of Dorchester.
5. In the bag were the following scissors a hairbrush and her address book.
6. During the summer we experienced all the following types of weather rain wind snow hail sleet and just for good measure thunder.
7. I really can’t stand our throw away, self obsessed society.
8. Pamela hates getting drenched in rain she always takes her umbrella with her.
9. I decided to never visit the old ramshackle houses again they are just to scary.
10You will have only one choice leave now while you can.
Greece is a fantastic country it has lovely people and great
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