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Commas, Quotation Marks & Apostrophes

English skills for intermediate level students

Commas, Quotation Marks & Apostrophes by Lyn Catchpole
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The activities contained in this blackline master book allow teachers to meet the requirements of national literacy Standards with regard to Language Arts. The book provides opportunities for the consolidation of English language skills that children should be equipped with as a result of their elementary schooling.

The approach is basic and simple - teach the skill; reinforce it in a variety of ways; use it in context as often as possible.

To help the consolidation process wall charts have been provided on the concepts treated in this book - it is suggested that they are enlarged and displayed as a constant reference point for the class.

Our artist has used the theme of ‘unusual beings’ to provide a little light relief for students doing the activities in the book.

Ready-Ed Publications; July 2001
40 pages; ISBN 9781863971010
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Title: Commas, Quotation Marks & Apostrophes
Author: Lyn Catchpole; Rod Jefferson

Commas Quiz

A. Put the missing commas into this passage.

Eggs mild fruit vegetables bread and meat are all considered healthy foods. However they way they are cooked can make them unhealthy. Frying foods especially deep frying them makes them fatty. Using lots of butter sugar and cream in a dish adds lots of calories. The best way to cook food is to steam it bake it or microwave it. Foods cooked by these methods don’t lose any vitamins which can happen if you boil or fry food.

B. Rewrite this piece putting in all missing commas.

Mr. David Jones a nutrition expert has written a recipe book to help people eat healthily. His recipes follow three basic rules:

Eat less red meat. Chicken turkey and fish are tasty substitutes for beef pork and lamb.

Eat more vegetables and fruit. Using only tomatoes lettuce cucumber and onions you can
create a yummy filling meal.

Use different methods of cooking.

"It is easy to eat healthily feel healthier and live longer" Mr. Jones said. "The recipes in my book are simple to prepare and tasty to eat."

C. Rewrite this piece putting in all the missing commas.

To buy Mr. Jones’s book - Eating To Live Longer - send $13.00 to 13 Brick Street Albertown USA. Orders received before 10 December 2002 will receive a free gift.

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