Skills Page Three
Cause and Effect:
Effect: The students were forced to work at home during this time.
True or False:
1. A hyperbole is a deliberate exaggeration. True False
2. A simile is a comparison that does not use "like" or "as." True False
3. When the opposite of what you expect happens, this is ironic. True False
4. Articles are "a," "an," and "it." True False
5. The bee buzzed around; "buzzed" is an example of onomatopoeia. True False
6. In the sentence above (#5), "bee" is the subject. True False
7. When you ask a question without expecting an answer,
this is known as a rhetorical question. True False
8. An independent clause can also be a sentence. True False
9. A dependent clause can stand alone. True False
10. A verb can be an action word or it can indicate "being." True False
Find the Simple Subject:
In the following sentences, please find the simple subject. The simple subject is just the subject itself, without any modifiers.
Example: John, who worked at the gas station on the corner, had lived in Somerville for all of his life.
Note: The subject performs the action in the sentence.
1. The store, which had belonged to the Nelson family for ten years, was a customer favorite.
2. There were ten children at the town playground.
3. Neil, without the help of his team, won the game.
4. Phantom Gourmet is a TV show that spotlights the best restaurants in the area.
5. Some of the cafes I have visited have appeared on this show.
6. Tom, the student who had read the most books, won the prize.
7. The award in the Best Movie category will be presented at the end of the evening.
8. During this pandemic, people need to remember to follow Governor Baker's rules.
9. I could not believe how delicious the meal was!
10. Have you ever eaten breakfast foods for supper?
11. Stay safe in everything you do!
There are ten mistakes in this paragraph; can you find them all?
It has been a long time since resterants have been open for busyness, Julie missed seeing her friends each weekend and talking about the problems in their lifes. It would be nice just to sit down at the somerville cafes and enjoy a nice meal without worrying about this pandemic. She wandered when this would happen. according to governor baker. it could still take some time for massachusetts to be safe.
9/22/2020 01:40:48 pm
It has been a long time since restaurants have been open for business, Julie missed seeing her friends each weekend and talking about the problems in their lives. It would be nice just to sit down at the Somerville cafe' and enjoy a nice meal without worrying about this pandemic. She wondered when this would happen. According to Governor Baker, it could still take some time for Massachusetts to be safe.
9/24/2020 07:11:12 pm
9/24/2020 07:19:31 pm
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