This little test covers all the material that was presented Monday through Thursday of this week. It is really meant as a review.
Use it to help identify writing errors by others.
Print it and use it to line the bottom of your bird cage if you want.
Use it to help improve your writing skills.
Always keep in mind that the goal is, simply, correctness in communication skills.
1. What is a clause?
2. What is a simple sentence?
3. What is a conjunction?
4. What is a compound sentence?
Look at the examples below and identify each as either a simple sentence, a compound sentence, a complex sentence or a compound-sentence. You must give a reason for each choice.
Identify all conjunctions in the examples below.
“His father owns the largest farm that is in the country.”
“This must be fertile soil, for the crops are abundant.”
“The children raked the leaves from the yard and the boulevard.”
“He said that every man is the master of his own fate, but I think we must admit that chance does play a part.”
That’s all. Time’s up.
The word for today is “bounteous”.
What part of speech is “bounteous”?
Define “bounteous” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.
Correct answers for the test will also be posted.
Good luck. Have a great day.