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The Grammar, Punctuation, and Citation Check-In   Please review the following concepts in your textbook

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The Grammar, Punctuation, and Citation Check-In

 

Please review the following concepts in your textbook.

Use what you learn and know to complete the goals of each section.

 

Section #1: Possessive Nouns and Apostrophe Usage

- Revise the following sentences to amend any issues in possession.  

 

  1. Denzel Washingtons movies are among the most popular and successful films.

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  1. The two clowns costumes were green, blue, and orange.

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  1. The bank teller determined the bill was counterfeit; the serial number was missing from the dollars right corner.  

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  1. While Tina, Lucy, Laura, and Pat were playing, Jamie crept up and kicked the four girls ball.

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  1. Debates surrounding the governments role in regulating food have a long history in the US.

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Section #2: Passive vs. Active Voice

- Revise the following sentences so that they convey an active voice with strong verbs.

 

  1. Algae growth is encouraged by runoff from lawn fertilizers.

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  1. The fly ball was caught by Hernando.

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  1. Scientific data will be presented by Alejandro at the conference.

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  1. The aspiring actor was discovered by a talk-show host.

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  1. It was shown that heart attacks can be caused by high stress, according to researchers.

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Section #3: Citation Models - This section is worth 2 total points.

- Use the source information below on the left to create the appropriate citation model on the right. The appropriate citation model formula from our textbook is 8. Author with editor or translator, which appears on page 437 in the 9th edition of Rules for Writers. Alternatively, you can find the same model on the Purdue Online Writing Lab here.

 

Date: 1989                                                     

Book Title: Blind Man with a Pistol

Author: Chester Himes

Publisher: Vintage Books

Editor: Tony Hale

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Section #4: Quote Sandwiching - This section is worth 3 total points.

 

 

 

 

 

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