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					Misplaced Modifiers

Directions
In each of the following slides, two of the three sentences will have dangling or misplaced modifiers.

Only one sentence will be correct.
You are to select the correct sentence by clicking on the button to the left of each sentence.

The old lady was watching a poodle in a bright red coat jump through a hoop. The old lady in a bright red coat was watching a poodle jump through a hoop. The poodle was watching an old lady jump through a hoop in a bright red coat.

To the next slide

The old lady was watching a poodle in a bright red coat jump through a hoop. Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

The poodle was watching an old lady jump through a hoop in a bright red coat.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

The old lady in a bright red coat was watching a poodle jump through a hoop.

Correct.

Advance to the next slide.

We saw two flag poles walking home from the fireworks display. We saw two flag poles from the fireworks display walking home. Walking home from the fireworks display, we saw two flag poles.

To the next slide

We saw two flag poles walking home from the fireworks display.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

We saw two flag poles from the fireworks display walking home.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

Walking home from the fireworks display, we saw two flag poles.

Correct. Advance to the next slide.

On his one hundredth birthday, Mr. Moore’s beagle caught a rabbit in the garden.

On Mr. Moore’s one hundredth birthday, his beagle caught a rabbit in the garden. On his one hundredth birthday in the garden, Mr. Moore’s beagle caught a rabbit.

To the next slide

On his one hundredth birthday, Mr. Moore’s beagle caught a rabbit in the garden.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

On Mr. Moore’s one hundredth birthday, his beagle caught a rabbit in the garden.

Correct. Advance to the next slide.

On his one hundredth birthday in the garden, Mr. Moore’s beagle caught a rabbit.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

When he was ten years old, William of Normandy’s father died while returning from the Holy Lands. When William of Normandy was ten years old, his father died while returning from the Holy Lands.
William of Normandy’s father died while returning from the Holy Lands when he was ten years old. To the next slide

When he was ten years old, William of Normandy’s father died while returning from the Holy Lands.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

When William of Normandy was ten years old, his father died while returning from the Holy Lands.

Correct. Advance to the next slide

William of Normandy’s father died while returning from the Holy Lands when he was ten years old

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

Covered with chocolate and topped with a cherry, Matt loved to dine on ice cream. Matt, covered with chocolate, loved to dine on ice cream topped with a cherry.
Matt loved to dine on ice cream covered with chocolate and topped with a cherry.

To the next slide

Covered with chocolate and topped with a cherry, Matt loved to dine on ice cream.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

Matt, covered with chocolate, loved to dine on ice cream topped with a cherry.

Incorrect. There is at least one misplaced modifier. Try again.

Matt loved to dine on ice cream covered with chocolate and topped with a cherry.

Correct. Advance to the next slide

You have now finished this practice on misplaced modifiers.


				
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