Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Lesson 333 - Mechanics - End Punctuation

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Use a question mark to end an interrogative sentence. An interrogative sentence asks a direct question.
 
Example:
Do you know the man?

Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.

1. Can anyone see the screen with the movie

2. What have you done to this room

3. Where were you yesterday

4. How can you act in such a terrible manner

5. Who wants to go with me


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Answers:

1. Can anyone see the screen with the movie?

2. What have you done to this room?

3. Where were you yesterday?

4. How can you act in such a terrible manner?

5. Who wants to go with me?



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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Lesson 332 - Mechanics - End Punctuation

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Use a period to end an imperative sentence. An imperative sentence makes a command or request.
 
Examples:
Hand it in now.
Stop. 

Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.

1. Do what you are told

2. Put the dishes in the dish washer

3. Please stop doing that annoying thing

4. Push that stalled car off the road

5. Open your books and start reading


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Answers:

1. Do what you are told.

2. Put the dishes in the dish washer.

3. Please stop doing that annoying thing.

4. Push that stalled car off the road.

5. Open your books and start reading.



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Monday, December 6, 2021

Lesson 331 - Mechanics - End Punctuation

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Use a period to end a declarative sentence.  A declarative sentence makes a statement.
 
Example:
The assignment is due tomorrow.

Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.

1. The sun is shining brightly in the eastern sky

2. Gold has been discovered in various states at different times

3. Those girls go to Orem Junior High School

4. This is a beautiful morning for a hike

5. You may read for the rest of the time


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Answers:

1. The sun is shining brightly in the eastern sky.

2. Gold has been discovered in various states at different times.

3. Those girls go to Orem Junior High School.

4. This is a beautiful morning for a hike.

5. You may read for the rest of the time.



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Saturday, December 4, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 326 - 330 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. homer wilson, d.d.s. graduated from the university of utah in salt lake city for his b.s.

2. "i forgot, dad," said sam, "whether i told you about my new boat sea fox."

3. the letter began, "dear mother," and ended with "your loving son."

4. the new brigham young university catalogue doesn't list psychology or greek classes.

5. the john deere company makes several models designed by edward james, jr.

6. was beethoven's ninth symphony played by the n.b.c. symphony orchestra last march?

7. the president of the united states chooses his cabinet which the senate must confirm.

8. whether we go at 11:50 a.m. or 12:05 p.m. to the bay of biscay in a.d. 2000 is fine.

9. the magazine ebony and the book who shook the tree are being read by e. h. monroe.

10. have mother and dad both sailed on the queen mary for barbados?


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Answers:

1. Homer Wilson, D.D.S. graduated from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City for his B.S.

2. "I forgot, Dad," said Sam, "whether I told you about my new boat Sea Fox."

3. The letter began, "Dear Mother," and ended with "Your loving son."

4. The new Brigham Young University catalogue doesn't list psychology or Greek classes.

5. The John Deere Company makes several models designed by Edward James, Jr.

6. Was Beethoven's Ninth Symphony played by the N.B.C. Symphony Orchestra last March?

7. The President of the United States chooses his Cabinet which the Senate must confirm.

8. Whether we go at 11:50 A.M. or 12:05 P.M. to the Bay of Biscay in A.D. 2000 is fine.

9. The magazine Ebony and the book Who Shook the Tree are being read by E. H. Monroe.

10. Have Mother and Dad both sailed on the Queen Mary for Barbados?



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Friday, December 3, 2021

Lesson 330 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. our family tries to get together either at thanksgiving or christmas.

2. did dad say that uncle tim would bring chinese food for dinner?

3. Last semester i studied french literature, science, math, and portuguese in college.

4. you can travel north on I-15 to get to canada from san diego.

5. the house of representatives will convene to hear from ex-president carter.


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Answers:

1. Our family tries to get together either at Thanksgiving or Christmas.

2. Did Dad say that Uncle Tim would bring Chinese food for dinner?

3. Last semester I studied French literature, science, math, and Portuguese in college.

4. You can travel north on I-15 to get to Canada from San Diego.

5. The House of Representatives will convene to hear from ex-President Carter.



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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Lesson 329 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The train santa fe express will arrive at 1:35 p.m., but the plane will arrive at 11:25 a.m.

2. julius caesar, the roman general, was born about 100 b.c.

3. have you read the poem "the road not taken" or the book a farewell to arms?

4. The first five books of the old testament are known as the pentateuch.

5. my mother uses liberty gold pineapple in several dishes.


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Answers:

1. The train Santa Fe Express will arrive at 1:35 P.M., but the plane will arrive at 11:25 A.M.

2. Julius Caesar, the Roman general, was born about 100 B.C.

3. Have you read the poem "The Road Not Taken" or the book  A Farewell to Arms?

4. The first five books of the Old Testament are known as the Pentateuch.

5. My mother uses Liberty Gold pineapple in several dishes.



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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Lesson 328 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The great dog story called lassie come home was written by major eric knight.

2. last year we visited yellowstone park, the tetons, mount rushmore, and several indian ruins.

3. Alaina shouted, "we can watch star wars again because mother said."

4. We think of the north with ice and snow but the south as hot and dry.

5. on thursday, june 18, the rev. tom gustaveson, the pastor of the baptist church, will come to canyon view junior high to speak about life in the australian outback.


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Answers:

1. The great dog story called Lassie Come Home was written by Major Eric Knight.

2. Last year we visited Yellowstone Park, the Tetons, Mount Rushmore, and several Indian ruins.

3. Alaina shouted, "We can watch Star Wars again because Mother said."

4. We think of the North with ice and snow but the South as hot and dry.

5. On Thursday, June 18, the Rev. Tom Gustaveson, the pastor of the Baptist church, will come to Canyon View Junior High to speak about life in the Australian outback.



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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Lesson 327 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. joe louis was known as the "the brown bomber."

2. knowing that nature never did betray
the heart that loved her.

3. the letter began, "my dear celeste," and ended with, "your dearest cousin."

4. The biggest signature on the declaration of independence was by john hancock.

5. The seminoles, who are native americans, live in florida.


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Answers:

1. Joe Louis was known as the "The Brown Bomber" (epithet).

2. Knowing that Nature (personification) never did betray
The heart that loved her.

3. The letter began, "My dear Celeste," and ended with, "Your dearest cousin."

4. The biggest signature on the Declaration of Independence was by John Hancock.

5. The Seminoles, who are Native Americans, live in Florida.



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Monday, November 29, 2021

Lesson 326 - Mechanics - Capitalization Review

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. "yes," eric yelled, "we are glad that grandpa and grandma like trips."

2. yesterday i went with mother to see miss lomack, our dentist.

3. In the ensign magazine i found an article about mohammedanism and christianity in the middle east.

4. "there was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile,
he found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile;"

5. Did you know that professor phillips studied brahmanism in india?


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Answers:

1. "Yes," Eric yelled, "we are glad that Grandpa and Grandma like trips."

2. Yesterday I went with Mother to see Miss Lomack, our dentist.

3. In the Ensign magazine I found an article about Mohammedanism and Christianity in the Middle East.

4. "There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile,
He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile;"

5. Did you know that Professor Phillips studied Brahmanism in India?



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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 321 - 325 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. We travel to anyplace where roman or greek architecture is found.

2. They have tried all the chinese restaurants in the city.

3. "he rode all unarmed and he rode all alone.
so faithful in love, and so dauntless in war,"

4. Have you read the poem "lochinvar?"

5. The little boy asked, "may I go to bed now?"

6. Have you read the exciting book harry potter and the goblet of fire?

7. "no," he answered, "but I have read the other harry potter books."

8. dear elaine,
I will be with you soon.
sincerely yours,

9. The latin language is easier to learn than the greek language.

10. little boy blue,
come blow your horn,
the sheep's in the meadow,
the cow's in the corn;


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Answers:

1. We travel to anyplace where Roman or Greek architecture is found.

2. They have tried all the Chinese restaurants in the city.

3. "He rode all unarmed and he rode all alone.
So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war,"

4. Have you read the poem "Lochinvar"?

5. The little boy asked, "May I go to bed now?"

6. Have you read the exciting book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?

7. "No," he answered, "but I have read the other Harry Potter books."

8. Dear Elaine,
I will be with you soon.
Sincerely,

9. The Latin language is easier to learn than the Greek language.

10. Little Boy Blue,
Come blow your horn,
The sheep's in the meadow,
The cow's in the corn;



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Friday, November 26, 2021

Lesson 325 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize proper adjectives made from proper nouns
 
Example: French dressing, Grecian urn

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. I will have the caesar's salad rather than the finnish soup.

2. The mediterranean fruit fly is a threat to the cherry crop.

3. Many good stories are found in american folklore.

4. Do you want french or italian dressing on that?

5. I like the look of spanish architecture.


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Answers:

1. I will have the Caesar's salad rather than the Finnish soup.

2. The Mediterranean fruit fly is a threat to the cherry crop.

3. Many good stories are found in American folklore.

4. Do you want French or Italian dressing on that?

5. I like the look of Spanish architecture.



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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Lesson 324 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the first word and all nouns in the salutation of a letter. 
 
Example: My dear Mary, 
 
Capitalize only the first word of the complimentary close. 
 
Example: Yours truly,

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. dear uncle frank, 
your favorite nephew,

2. with fondest regards, 
dear sweetheart,

3. dear sir: 
respectfully yours,

4. dear mom and dad, 
with love,

5. your dearest friend, 
to whom it may concern:


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Answers:

1. Dear Uncle Frank, 
Your favorite nephew,

2. With fondest regards, 
Dear Sweetheart,

3. Dear Sir: 
Respectfully yours,

4. Dear Mom and Dad, 
With love,

5. To Your dearest friend, 
To whom it may concern:



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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Lesson 323 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the first word in every complete line of poetry.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. "loveliest of trees, the cherry now
is hung with bloom along the bough,"

2. "roses are red.
violets are blue."

3. "under a spreading chestnut tree
the village smithy stands."

4. "once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore--"

5. "jack and jill
went up the hill,
to fetch a pail of water;
jack fell down,
and broke his crown,
and jill came tumbling after."


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Answers:

1. "Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough,"

2. "Roses are red.
Violets are blue."

3. "Under a spreading chestnut tree
The village smithy stands."

4. "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore--"

5. "Jack and Jill
Went up the hill,
To fetch a pail of water;
Jack fell down,
And broke his crown,
And Jill came tumbling after."



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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Lesson 322 - Mechanics - Capitalization

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Capitalize the first word of every direct quotation. 
 
Example: 
He asked, "Can this wait until tomorrow?"

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. "meet me at the station in the morning," Alice said.

2. "yes," said Rob, "it was charles dickens who wrote david copperfield."

3. She said that she would help with the party if asked.

4. The clerk said, "you cannot use a personal check for the ride."

5. "i used to live here in 1960," said the man. "it has changed a lot since that time."


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Answers:

1. "Meet me at the station in the morning," Alice said.

2. "Yes," said Rob, "it was Charles Dickens who wrote David Copperfield."

3. She said that she would help with the party if asked. (no capitals because it is an indirect quotation)

4. The clerk said, "You cannot use a personal check for the ride."

5. "I used to live here in 1960," said the man. "It has changed a lot since that time."



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