HYPHENS

 

Objectives:

 

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

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

        To practice using hyphens in various writing situations

 

Outcomes:

 

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

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

 

Warm-Up:

 

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

Review the material to become familiar with hyphens and their use in standard written English. Upon completion of this review, take the quiz on hyphens by clicking here http://www.dailygrammar.com/421to425.html.  Place hyphens where they belong in each sentence.

 

New Instruction:

 

To receive additional instruction and practice on hyphens, click here http://www.economist.com/research/styleGuide/index.cfm?page=738537.

 

Feedback and Review:

For further practice, click here http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_hyphen.html.

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Click here http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/punct3_quiz.htm

for a final review of exclamation marks.  If you do not have 10 of the 12 problems correct, go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/hyphen.htm and review the rules governing the use of exclamation marks.

 

 

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