DASHES

 

Objectives:

 

        To become familiar with the rules that governs the use of dashes in well-written sentences

        To develop basic skills in the use of dashes in well written sentences

        To practice using dashes in various writing situations

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly recognize situations where dashes are used in a pre-written sentence

        To determine where and under what situations dashes should be used within various sentence situations

 

Warm-Up:

 

Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/dash.htm.

Review the material to become familiar with dashes and their use in standard written English.  Upon completion for this review, take the quiz on dashes by clicking here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/punct_fillin.htm.  Place dashes where they belong in each sentence.

 

New Instruction:

 

To receive additional instruction and practice on dashes, click here http://www.etap.org/langartsfiles/english/grades7-8/langart6/instruction5tutor.html.

 

Feedback and Review:

For further practice, click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/punct_quiz.htm.

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Click here http://etap.org/cgi bin/quiztest.cgi?languageartsgrades78lesson6practiceexercise65

for a final review of dashes.  If you do not have 4 of the 5 problems, correct go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/dash.htm and review the rules governing the use of dashes.

 

 

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