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Name: ____________________________________
Date: __________________________
Period: _________________
Use the Editing and Proofreading Marks handout to correct the sentence then write the
sentence correctly on the following lines. Points will be deducted for incomplete work.
SET 2: Focus on Punctuation
 Comma (Appositive), Punctuation (Title)
o According to the New York Times, Mickey Mantle legendary center fielder for the
New York Yankees ranks among the leading home run hitters in baseball.
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 Colon, Hyphen, Spelling, Comma (Unnecessary), Article, Comma (Other)
o Some of the most unusual patents ever granted include the following a parakeet
diaper, a baby patting machien and a alarm clock, that squirts the sleeper in the face.
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 End Punctuation, Comma (Parenthetical or Contrasted Elements), Apostrophe,
Article, Spelling, Using the Right Word
o Alaska nicknamed Seward Folly by those who thought buying it was foolish was
purchested from Russia for about two sents a acre What a bargin.
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 Spelling, Colon, Hyphen, Comma (Other)
o These hard working dogs are most commonly used as guyde dogsw German
shepherds golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers.
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 Comma (Appositive), Article, comma (Unnecessary), Punctuation (Title)
o Pocahontas a Disney movie is about an Native Amercian princess who saved the life
of colonist, John Smith, in the 1600s.
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Use the Editing and Proofreading Marks handout to correct the
paragraph. Points will be deducted for incomplete work. There are
twenty-three (23) errors in the paragraph.
School to train gide dogs began after World War I. The first American
gide-dog school The Seeing Eye, Inc. began in 1929. The most popular guide dogs are
these German shepherds golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers. Gide dogs learn
to lead the blind across streets and arounds obstacles wholes low hanging awnings
or tree limbs. The dogs must also exercise good judgment. For example if a blind
person gives a command to walk and the guide dog sees danger, the dog must
disobey. This is called ‘intelligent disobediance.’ Guide-dog schools are fairly recent.
Paintings scrolls and legends tell of dogs faithfull service since at least 100 B.C.E.
Number the lines in the paragraph. Combine the second
sentence that begins in line 7 and the sentence that begins in
line 8 using an introductory clause. Write your combined
sentence below.
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