- Which pair of homophones? ______ and ______. (Yes, the order matters.)
- “You’re so ____. You probably think this song is about you.”
- Every time Dr. Pavlov rang a bell, he _____(ed) a response from the dog, who thought he was going to be fed.
- S.E. Hinton has said that she didn’t have the ____ to be a teacher. Worrying about the kids’ problems wore her out.
- It was very (in)____ to cheat on a test and then brag.
- Johnny and Two-Bit were _____ by what Pony said about Darry being mean.
- The root of this word means “to struggle against.” ______
“Sentence Combining, 9/19.” — Combine each group of short, choppy sentences into one smooth-sounding sentence. You may add, subtract, or change words, but make sure to keep the meaning of all the parts. You will have to punctuate as appropriate. (Bonus: Write more than one combination!)
- a) Then a voice freezes his behavior. b) The voice is stern. c) The behavior is disturbing. (Hint: stern and disturbing are just adjectives.)
- a) His teacher is not amused. b) His teacher is a woman. c) She is very quiet. d) She has karate experience. (Hint: ___, —-,___)
- Write a sentence about Richard Cory that begins with the word “although.”
CS = Correct Sentence. F = Fragment. RO = Run on.
- There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!
- The chuck wagon, a rolling kitchen on wheels.
- The word chuck means “food” or “grub,” and that is what they served.
- Jimmy, laughing at the comedian’s act.
- Is this a fragment?
- Looking after saddles was also one of the cook’s jobs.
- Explained the rules of the game and demonstrated it.
- Over the hills and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go.
- I love that story because it is so funny.