Exploring Writing: Sentences and Paragraphs

By John Langan

 Exploring Writing emphasizes customized studying.  Powered via Connect Writing, scholars achieve entry to an adaptive custom-made studying plan which is helping them turn into extra conscious of what they already comprehend and what they should perform.

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He saves handsome profit this manner. (Add the topic and verb he acquired. ) opting for and Correcting Added-Detail Fragments job 6 Underline the added-detail fragment in each one choice. Then rewrite that a part of the choice had to right the fragment. Use one of many 3 equipment of correction defined on web page a hundred and seventy. trace In merchandise 1, connect the added-detail fragment to the previous sentence. 1. My daughter faithfully watches the courses at the Disney Channel. together with Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly position, and The Suite lifetime of Zack and Cody. She hasn't ever overlooked a unmarried episode. lan71866_ch07_p162-178. indd 171 9/4/09 12:39:22 PM 172 half three Sentence talents 2. there are specific snacks i like to consume while I watch television. in particular microwave popcorn. So I regularly try and hold a number of baggage within the cabinet. three. the various printers within the desktop lab are unreliable. The ink-jet one, for example. It frequently wishes a brand new printer cartridge. four. by way of midday, the stadium parking zone used to be choked with tailgaters. With a few of them grilling barbecue ribs and consuming ice-cold beer. five. a few sites include stressful pop-up ads. for instance, loose video game sites. those websites are packed with distracting advertising messages. Missing-Subject Fragments In each one instance, underline the notice staff within which the topic is lacking. 1 One instance of my grandfather’s generosity is that he visits ailing associates within the medical institution. And takes alongside get-well playing cards with a couple of cash folded in them. instance 2 the burden lifter grunted as he heaved the barbells into the air. Then, with a noisy groan, dropped them. instance TIP humans write missing-subject fragments simply because they suspect the topic in a single sentence will observe to the following notice crew to boot. however the topic, in addition to the verb, has to be in every one notice staff to make a sentence. tips to right Missing-Subject Fragments 1. connect the fragment to the previous sentence. instance 1 may possibly learn: “One instance of my grandfather’s generosity is that he visits in poor health buddies within the health facility and takes alongside get-well playing cards with a couple of funds folded in them. ” » OR « 2. upload an issue (which can frequently be a pronoun status for the topic within the previous sentence). instance 2 may perhaps learn: “Then, with a noisy groan, he dropped them. ” lan71866_ch07_p162-178. indd 172 9/4/09 12:39:22 PM CHAPTER 7 Correcting Missing-Subject Fragments Fragments 173 job 7 Underline the missing-subject fragment in every one choice. Then rewrite that a part of the choice had to right the fragment. Use one of many tools of correction formerly defined. trace In merchandise 1, the lacking topic is he. 1. Jack tripped on his shoelace. Then seemed round to work out if somebody had spotted. Copyright © 2010 The McGraw-Hill businesses, Inc. All rights reserved. 2. i began the automobile. And fast became down the blaring radio. three. the hearth within the hearth crackled merrily. Its orange-red flames shot excessive within the air. And made unusual shadows everywhere in the darkish room. four. The receptionist at that place of work isn't good informed.

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