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Which of the sentences below has correct punctuation for a nonessential phrase?
a) The cheetah a fast, spotted animal, runs the deserts of the world. b) The cheetah a fast spotted animal runs the deserts of the world. c) The cheetah, a fast spotted animal, runs the deserts of the world. d) The cheetah, a fast spotted animal runs the deserts of the world.
Which of the sentences below has correct punctuation for a essential phrase?
a) The dog WITH A RED COLLAR is a purbread. b) The raindrop rolled down the window, IN THE FRONT OF THE ROOM, very slowly. c) Riley has on a purple sweater, MADE OF COTTON, that she got from her grandmother for Christmas. d) Danielles backpack, THE ONE NEXT TO THE DOOR, is full of notebooks and supplies.
Which of the sentences below has correct punctuation for a nonessential phrase?
a) Willis the small boy likes turtles. b) Willis, the small boy, likes turtles. c) Willis the small boy, likes turtles. d) Willis the small, boy likes turtles.
Which of the sentences below has correct punctuation for a nonessential phrase?
a) The blue bird always in front of my house has a black spot, on its wing. b) The blue bird always, in front of my house has a black spot in its wing. c) The blue bird always in front of my house has a black spot on its wing. d) The blue bird, always in front of my house, has a black spot on its wing.
Which sentence has the the correct NONESSENTIAL phrase?
a) Harrison marches in the band during every highschool game. b) Marcus likes to read books, only on the beach, during the summer. c) Anthony eats chocolate cake after school sometimes. d) Gabriella has a pet paraqeet that she brought in for show & tell.
Which fact is true about nonessential phrases?
a) They must be seperated from the rest of the sentence with commas. b) All of the above c) They can be taken out of the sentence and the sentence will still make sense. d) They are not necessary to the sentence.
How many commas should be used when using nonessential phrases?
a) 0 b) 3 c) 2 d) 1
By using the youre knowledge of nonessential and essential sentences, what can you infer about ESSENTIAL PHRASES?
a) They are necessary to the sentence. b) They are no different then nonessential phrases. c) The sentence still makes sence without them. d) None of the Above
How many commas are normally used when using a ESSENTIAL PHRASE?
a) 0 b) 1 c) 2 d) 3
Write a sentence on the board using a nonessential phrase.
a) CLICK AFTER SENTENCE IS WRITTEN AND CORRECT b) c) d)
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