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                                   Writing Trivia
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                              Combining       Word
                  Commas                                  Is or Are
                              Sentences       Choice

                   5               6              7          8
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                  More                       Irrelevant
                              Contractions                Meaning
                 Commas                        Details

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                   More           10             11          12
                                Capital       Complex
                 Combining                                Spelling
                                Letters      Sentences
                 Sentences
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                    13            14           15         Final Step
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                 Quotations   Apostrophe
                                             Meaning      Sentence

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                           Commas
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                                           Combining
                                           Sentences

                 What is the best way to combine the following sentences?
                              (1) Spring is my favorite season.
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                                (2) It is a special time of year.

                 A. Spring is my favorite season, yet it is a special time of year.
                 B. Spring is my favorite season, but it is a special time of year.
                 C. Spring is my favorite season because it is a special time of
                     year.
                 D. Spring is my favorite season although it is a special time of
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                     year.
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                                               Combining
                                               Sentences

                     What is the best way to combine the following sentences?
                                    (1) Spring is my favorite season.
                                      (2) It is a special time of year.
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                     A. Spring is my favorite season, yet it is a special time of year.
                     B. Spring is my favorite season, but it is a special time of year.
                     C. Spring is my favorite season
                        because it is a special time of year.
                     D. Spring is my favorite season although it is a special time of
                         year.
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                                             Word
                                            Choice

                       Read this sentence.
                       Seeing flowers blooming everywhere lets
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                                 me know spring is here.
                   What would be a better choice of wording than spring is here?
                 A. spring is back
                 B. spring is gone
                 C. spring is coming
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                 D. spring is awakening
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                                             Word
                                            Choice

                       Read this sentence.
                       Seeing flowers blooming everywhere lets
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                         me know spring is here.
                   What would be a better choice of wording than spring is here?
                 A. spring is back
                 B. spring is gone
                 C. spring is coming
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                 D. spring is awakening
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                                          Is or Are?

                 What is the correct way to write this sentence?
                  One thing I love most about this season are the new
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                               pail green leaves on the trees.
                 A. One thing I love most about this season are the new
                    pale green leaves on the trees.
                 B. One thing I love most about this season is the new
                    pale green leaves on the trees.
                 C. One thing I love most about this season is the new pail
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                    green leaves on the trees.
                 D. The sentence is correct as written.             Check
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                                               Is or Are?

                 What is the correct way to write this sentence?
                  One thing I love most about this season are the new pail green
                                           leaves on the trees.
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                 A. One thing I love most about this season are the new pale green
                    leaves on the trees.
                 B. One thing I love most about this
                  season is the new pale green leaves
                  on the trees.
                 C. One thing I love most about this season is the new pail green
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                    leaves on the trees.
                 D. The sentence is correct as written.

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                                        Commas




                   SURPRISE!

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                            Commas



                     Move back 2
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                       spaces!
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                                       Contractions


                     Which sentence uses the contraction
                                      correctly?
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                     A. I’d am a student in Mrs. Logan’s class.
                     B. You’ll will do wonderful on your test.
                     C. I’m always exciting when I make 100.
                     D. I won’t a new bicycle for my birthday.
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                                       Contractions


                           Which sentence uses the contraction
                                         correctly?
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                     A. I’d am a student in Mrs. Logan’s class.
                     B. You’ll will do wonderful on your test.
                     C. I’m always exciting when I
                       make 100.
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                     D. I won’t a new bicycle for my birthday.

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                                                 Irrelevant
                                                   Details

                 Which of the following support details would be an irrelevant detail if I am
                         writing a composition about the new printing business that is
                                             opening next week?
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                 A. The new print is scheduled to open on Thursday, March
                     5th.
                 B. We are having ice cream at the party after my dad gets
                     home from work.
                 C. The new business hired twenty new workers to help get
                     everything ready.
                 D. Once their doors open, the hours of operation will be 8am
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                     until 5pm daily.
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                                                Irrelevant
                                                  Details

                             Which of the following support details would be an
                             irrelevant detail if I am writing a composition about
                           the new printing business that is opening next week?
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                 A. The new print is scheduled to open on Thursday, March 5th.
                 B. We are having ice cream at the party
                    after my dad gets home from work.
                 C. The new business hired twenty new workers to help get everything
                     ready.
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                 D. Once their doors open, the hours of operation will be 8am until 5pm
                     daily.

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                                       Meaning?


                   My teacher told me to make sure I “sustained
                              focus” during my writing.
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                        What does “sustain focus” mean?

                 A. Stay on topic
                 B. Write the word focus on my paper
                 C. Lose focus
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                 D. Write about whatever I want to write about
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                                                            Answer
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                                       Meaning?

                   My teacher told me to make sure I “sustained
                              focus” during my writing.
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                        What does “sustain focus” mean?


                 A. Stay on topic
                 B. Write the word focus on my paper
                 C. Lose focus
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                 D. Write about whatever I want to write about

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                                     Combining
                                     Sentences

                   What is the best way to combine the two sentences?
                      The players were determined. The players wore
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                                        different uniforms.
                   A. The determined players wore different uniforms.
                   B. The different uniforms were on determined
                       players.
                   C. The players were determined but wore different
                       uniforms.
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                   D. The players were determined and they wore
                       different uniforms.                      Check
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                                              Combining
                                               Sentences

                     What is the best way to combine the two sentences?
                       The players were determined. The players wore
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                                        different uniforms.

                     A. The determined players wore
                        different uniforms.
                     B.   The different uniforms were on determined players.
                     C.   The players were determined but wore different uniforms.
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                     D.   The players were determined and they wore different
                          uniforms.

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                                        Capital
                                        Letters

                  Which sentence is written correctly,
                   with no capitalization errors?
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                   A. My family and I went to Applebee’s for supper on
                      wednesday night.
                   B. Have you ever been to charleston, Missouri?
                   C. The american flag was flying on the flagpole.
                   D. I will always be grateful for my time at Kelly
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                      Edwards Elementary.
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                                                  Capital
                                                  Letters


                 Which sentence is written correctly,
                  with no capitalization errors?
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                 A.   My family and I went to Applebee’s for supper on wednesday night.
                 B.   Have you ever been to charleston, Missouri?
                 C.   The american flag was flying on the flagpole.

                 D. I will always be grateful for my
                    time at Kelly Edwards
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                    Elementary.
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                                         Complex
                                        Sentences


                     Which of these sentences is complex?
                     A. They bought carrots, watermelon, and
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                        peaches.
                     B. A kitten will meow if it is separated from its
                        mother.
                     C. Hissing is another common non-vocal
                        sound.
                     D. However, his answer may have been
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                        correct.                                 Check
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                                       Complex
                                      Sentences

                     Which of these sentences is complex?
                     A. They bought carrots, watermelon, and
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                        peaches.
                     B. A kitten will meow if it is
                        separated from its mother.
                     C. Hissing is another common non-vocal
                        sound.
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                     D. However, his answer may have been
                        correct.
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                                         Spelling


                     Which sentence is written correctly, with
                      no spelling errors?
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                     A. Joe was excited that his mom bought egiht new
                        shirts for him.
                     B. After my mom cleans the house, than she is going
                        to go to the store to buy some new candles.
                     C. When my dad cleans the garage, he always
                        spends ours making it look great.
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                     D. Ira always studies hard for his spelling test
                        because he wants to make good grades. Check
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                                               Spelling

                 Which sentence is written correctly, with no spelling errors?
                 A. Joe was excited that his mom bought egiht new shirts for him.
                 B. After my mom cleans the house, than she is going to go to the store
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                     to buy some new candles.
                 C. When my dad cleans the garage, he always spends ours making it
                     look great.

                 D. Ira always studies hard for his
                  spelling test because he wants
                  to make good grades.
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                                         Quotations


                      What is the correct way to write this sentence with a
                                   quotation from Michael Jordan?
                     A. His motto has always been; “I can accept failure,
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                         but I can’t accept not trying.”
                     B. His motto has always been, “I can accept failure,
                         but I can’t accept not trying.”
                     C. His motto has always been; “I can accept failure,
                         but I can’t accept not trying”.
                     D. His motto has always been, “I can accept failure,
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                         but I can’t accept not trying”.             Check
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                                                 Quotations


                      What is the correct way to write this sentence with a
                                  quotation from Michael Jordan?
                     A. His motto has always been; “I can accept failure, but I can’t accept
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                          not trying.”

                     B. His motto has always been, “I
                        can accept failure, but I can’t
                        accept not trying.”
                     C. His motto has always been; “I can accept failure, but I can’t accept
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                          not trying”.
                     D. His motto has always been, “I can accept failure, but I can’t accept
                          not trying”.

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                                         Apostrophe


                     What is the correct way to write this sentence about a
                        group of dancers and the music they were using
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                                           for a recital?
                          The dancers’ music were on a CD.
                     A. The dancers music was on a CD.
                     B. The dancers’ music was on a CD.
                     C. The dancer’s music were on a CD.
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                     D. The sentence is correct as written.
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                                         Apostrophe


                 What is the correct way to write this sentence about a group
                    of dancers and the music they were using for a recital?
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                         The dancers’ music were on a CD.
                 A. The dancers music was on a CD.
                 B. The dancers’ music was on a CD.
                 C. The dancer’s music were on a CD.
                 D. The sentence is correct as written.
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                                      Meaning

                      What does the word logical mean when you
                         are asked, “Where would be the most
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                           logical place to add this sentence?”

                     A. reasonable, makes the most sense
                     B. worst place
                     C. unusual place
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                     D. incorrect, not making sense      Check
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                                        Meaning

                      What does the word logical mean when you
                         are asked, “Where would be the most
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                           logical place to add this sentence?”
                      A. reasonable, makes the most
                                   sense
                     B. worst place
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                     C. unusual place
                     D. incorrect, not making sense
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                                        Sentence




                      SURPRISE!

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