Wednesday
October 22, 2014

Homework Help: com 215

Posted by Ree on Friday, January 25, 2008 at 10:58am.

Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change.





Dangling Modifiers
If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

Your answer:
1.





Dangling Modifiers
When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.



Your answer:
2.





Predication
Our plans for tomorrow should begin today.

Your answer:
3.





Punctuating Sentences
The dinner party will begin at 8 o’clock sharp.

Your answer:
4.





Punctuating Sentences
Without a doubt, cramming for the test.

Your answer:
5.





Punctuating Sentences
He took the curve too sharply, it caused an accident.

Your answer:
6.





Punctuation—Colon
The ingredients for my favorite grilled sandwich are: peanut butter and bananas.

Your answer:
7.





Punctuation—Colon
Studying is exciting: find something about the subject that interests you, and resolve to become an expert.

Your answer:
8.





Punctuation—Dash
Pens come in all shapes—my favorite is an ergonomic one shaped like a wishbone.

Your answer:
9.





Punctuation—Hyphen
She requested two and three-yard ribbons for her sewing project.

Your answer:
10.





Punctuation—Hyphen
The high rise building is located at 3114 Main Street.

Your answer:
11.





Punctuation—Parentheses
The blouse did not fit properly. (You will find it in this package.)



Your answer:
12.





Punctuation—Square Brackets
The article about American history stated, “The revolution began over a beer [during Prohibition] and ended with a bang.”

Your answer:
13.





Inclusive Language—Nonsexist Language


We need more manpower to finish the job on schedule.

Your answer:
14.





Inclusive Language—Nonracist and Nonagist Language


The woman who earned the award was a Negro from Louisiana.



Your answer:
15.





Inclusive Language—Nonracist and Nonagist Language


It seems that every Golden Ager is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

Your answer:
16.





Inclusive Language—Talking about People with Disabilities and Disease


The blind people were downtown for a national conference.





Your answer:
17.





Inclusive Language—Talking about People with Disabilities and Disease


His sister is afflicted with polio and muscular dystrophy, so she is confined to a wheelchair.

Your answer:
18.





Inclusive Language—Quoting from Biased Material
The mayors and their wives were invited on a tour of the state buildings.



Your answer:
19.





Inclusive Language—Quoting from Biased Material


Back in the 1400s, the laws governing the people were quite specific: “All men shall tithe 10% to the church and pay taxes every six months. All men can attend school until they are 16 years of age.”

Your answer:
20.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

grammar - Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area ...
Communications - Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area ...
grammer - please check and let me know if this is correct. What the teacher is ...
grammar - Grammar Exercise 3 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Five Rewrite ...
english - Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area ...
grammar - Grammar Exercise 4 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Seven Rewrite...
Punctuation - Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area ...
com150 - Read the following sentences, and focus on the grammar area specified ...
English / Grammar - Please check the following sentences and let me know if they...
english - Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area ...

Search
Members