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ACT English (:

ACT Prep

Independent Clause Jane lit the campfire. Frank set up the tent.
Independent clause + Comma Jane lit the campfire, Frank set up the tent.
Independent Clause + semicolon Jane lit the campfire, Frank set up the tent.
INdependent Clause Comma + Dependent Clause Jane lit the campfire, while Frank set up the tent.
Dependent clause comma + independent clause As jane lit the campfire, frank set up the tent.
Punctuation Serves as the glue that holds the pieces of or sentences together.
Period used in one way to end a sentence.
Apostrophe Used to denote contractions or possession.
Two Independent Clauses When they appear in the same sentence they are usually joined by a conjunction.
Independent Clauses & Dependent Clauses Commas are used to separate Independent clauses & Dependent Clauses.
Independent CLause and Modifying Phrase Commas are also used to separate these from each other.
Commas Can change restrictive clauses or phrases to being nonrestrictive.
Restrictive Essential to the meaning of the sentence
Non Restrictive Is not essential to the meaning of the sentence
Dashes Separate a word or a group of words from the rest of the sentence
Colons Colons are usually used after a complete statement to introduce a list of related details
Coma Splice Two independent clauses jammed together.
Run On Sentence often much longer than our example, running on and on...
Modifiers A modifiers needs to be right next to what its modifying
Misplaced NOt right next to each other
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Created by: shyshy913



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