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Choose incorrect if the sentence is punctuated incorrectly. Choose correct if it is punctuated correctly.

1: Gravel, crushed rock, cinder- these are used as ballast on railroad beds.

Correct***

2:Ben Franklin[noted statesmen, scientist, and philosopher] attended school for onlytwo years.

Incorrect***

3:Thailand - formaly Siam is in Southeast Asia.

Incorrect***

4:Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote, "He [Lincoln] plodded forward in and awkward manner, hands hanging at his sides or folded behind his back."

Correct***

5:Of all the Great Lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario Lake Superior is the largest.

Incorrect***

Are these correct?

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  1. Your answers seem to be correct, as long as that's a DASH in #1, not a hyphen!!

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  2. Thank you! Actually, I'm not sure. I just copied how it was on my work sheet.

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  3. You should ask your teacher how they are differentiating between hyphens (-) and dashes (--). I gave you links earlier that explain that they are not used in the same ways.

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  4. Yes, I looked at the links, thank you. I have contacted my teacher via school webmail actually.....she is out of the office today...ha. I appreciate all of your help!

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  5. You’re welcome.

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  6. They Are Correct

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  7. 100%

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