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Comma Worksheet 1
Add commas or semicolons to the following sentences as they
are needed.
1. Spring Break a week of relaxation before the final push of the
semester is usually in March.
2. It is I believe badly needed by many students and teachers at
about this time.
3. It is nice to stay home and work in the yard however the
weather isn’t always wonderful.
4. In fact sometimes it is pretty awful in March one of the windiest
months in Idaho.
5. If I had enough money I could travel and see my favorite
country Mexico during this time.
6. But since I have no money my biggest treat will be watching
basketball on television.
7. It is not coincidence by the way that most college tournaments
are scheduled at this time.
8. Most college schedules I am sure are adjusted to
accommodate sports tournaments.
9. I believe they want to make things easier for college athletes a
relatively small population.
10.
Some people would rather have spring break at the same
time as their children however.
11.
This would make sense but not all area schools have the
same week for their break.
12.
It does make things difficult for those with children when
their breaks are different weeks.
13.
There are on the other hand some considerations other
than athletics when breaks are scheduled.
14.
This badly-needed time spring break should fall near the
tenth week of classes shouldn’t it?
15.
It would be nice if all schools started at the same time
unfortunately they don’t.
16.
I’m sure if they knew how difficult this is for some students
things could be changed.
17.
This is for the most part one of the questions for student
body officers to address.
18.
They should look at schedules and ask if they are fair to
most students don’t you think?
19.
If the schedules need to be changed the student body can
make suggestions and they should.
20.
Students do have some say after all they are the reason
for colleges to exist.
21.
They should therefore make their wishes known so that
administrators can schedule well.
22.
This would however still leave one problem the difficulty
of scheduling basketball tournaments.
23.
There are many attractions which people can visit right
here in Idaho.
24.
One of these is Shoshone Falls which is close and easy
to get to.
25.
These falls which are higher than Niagara Falls are quite
spectacular during a wet spring.
26.
If not much water is flowing however Shoshone Falls isn’t
a place that I want to visit.
27.
Another trip which is easy and interesting is to Balanced
Rock an unusual rock formation.
28.
This natural phenomenon which is a few miles from
Castleford is fun to visit.
29.
Nearby is a little park which provides quiet camping spots
for a few visitors.
30.
People who want a little more excitement in their lives
might be bored with Balanced Rock.
31.
They may want to try skiing in the mountains which are all
around this area.
32.
A number of ski areas which offer fun for skiers of all
ability levels are only a short drive away.
33.
One of my favorite areas is Pomerelle which is near
Burley a town just east of Twin Falls.
34.
People who have never skied before will still enjoy some
of the local ski areas.
35.
On the other hand people like Stacey who lives for thrills
will like some more challenging areas.
36.
Sun Valley has several lifts for those who want to have a
major adrenaline rush.
37.
Some people may not enjoy skiing which can often be
quite expensive.
38.
They may want to try rafting the Snake River which has a
number of fun rapids.
39.
Those who go rafting should be very careful however the
river can be dangerous.
40.
Last year my best friend who should have known better
went rafting when the water was high.
41.
He hit some treacherous rapids which he had not
expected and his raft flipped.
42.
Although he had a life jacket which is essential for river
rafting he still was afraid for his life.
43.
The river is full of currents and eddies which can drown
the best of swimmers.
44.
It is therefore wise to always go rafting with experienced
people who know the river well.
45.
Other water sports which appeal to many people in this
area are swimming and fishing.
46.
One of my favorite swimming pools which offers warm
water all year is near Hagerman.
47.
People who enjoy trout fishing can find some of the best
streams in Idaho within a few miles.
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