According to thy types of errors you've made in your essays and on your exam, select three of the topics listed here, and then follow the directions to complete each accompanying activity. Email me the topics you complete.

 

I will move about the room during your work and will try to answer any questions which arise. Your completion of these activities will count as 5 points towards your class participation points total. Write a list of the topics you competed on a piece of notebook paper, and turn the list in to me by the end of today’s class. You may also use the links below to continue to practice outside of class as needed.

 

 

Subject/Verb Agreement

Read the information on the page, then do the first quiz on the bottom of the page, “Quiz on Subject/Verb Agreement.”

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm

 

Comma Use

Read the information on comma use on the page, then do the last quiz at the bottom of the page, "Quiz on Comma Usage" - first paragraph only.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm

 

Words Often Confused

Do the quizzes on this page

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/confusibles.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/its_there_quiz.htm

 

 

Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement

Read the information on pronouns on the page, then do the first quiz at the bottom of the page, "Quiz on Pronoun Usage."

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm

 

Wordy/Awkward Writing

Read the information on the entire page, then do the first quiz at the bottom of the page, "Exercise on Writing Concise Sentences."

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm

 

 

Apostrophes

Read the information on this entire page,

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm

then do the quiz at the bottom of this page,

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/apostrophe_quiz2.htm