language arts Ms. Sue please

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1.
Read these two short sentences:

There was a blizzard. Nearly 20,000 homes in the metro area lost power.

Choose the correct subordinating conjunction to combine them into this sentence:

_____ the blizzard, nearly 20,000 homes in the metro area lost power.
(1 point)

Although
Before
After
Despite

2.
When is a parenthetical citation not necessary? (1 point)

after a quote
after paraphrasing a source
after rephrasing an idea found in multiple sources
after writing about general information that is considered common knowledge

3.
What is the main purpose of using appropriate transitions during the drafting stage? (1 point)

to link ideas logically
to sound more authoritative on the subject
to maintain a consistent tone
to follow the outline as closely as possible

My answers:
1. After
2. after writing about general information that is considered common knowledge
3. to maintain a consistent tone

  • language arts Ms. Sue please -

    1 and 2 are correct. 3 is incorrect.

  • language arts Ms. Sue please -

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm

  • language arts Ms. Sue please -

    Okay thank you. Is 3 "to link ideas logically"?

  • language arts Ms. Sue please -

    Right.

  • language arts Ms. Sue please -

    Thank you!!!!

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