A few important concepts about punctuation Most information from Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed. http://static.open.salon.com/files/punctuation_41238706841.gif.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> A few important concepts about punctuation Most information from Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed. http://static.open.salon.com/files/punctuation_41238706841.gif </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Key Terms Clause Independent clause Dependent clause </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Key Terms Clause: a group of words containing the subject and the predicate Independent clause Dependent clause </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Key Terms Clause: a group of words containing the subject and the predicate Independent clause: includes subject and predicate and can stand alone The teacher wanted to have class outside. Dependent clause </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Key Terms Clause: a group of words containing the subject and the predicate Independent clause: includes subject and predicate and can stand alone Dependent clause: contains subject and predicate, but cannot stand alone Although the teacher wanted to have class outside, </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Key Terms Conjunction Coordinating conjunction Subordinating conjunction </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Key Terms Conjunction: joins clauses. Coordinating conjunction Subordinating conjunction </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Key Terms Conjunction: joins clauses. Coordinating conjunction: joins clauses or sentence elements of equal grammatical value FANBOYS Subordinating conjunction </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Key Terms Conjunction: joins clauses. Coordinating conjunction: joins independent clauses or sentence elements of equal grammatical value Subordinating conjunction: joins a dependent clause to an independent clause. Establishes that one is less important. After, although, as, because, once, since, that, though, till, unless, when, whenever, etc. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Key Terms Relative pronouns: Restrictive clause Nonrestrictive clause </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Key Terms Relative pronouns: relate to a noun already named in the sentence. They introduce dependent clauses. Restrictive clause Nonrestrictive clause </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Key Terms Relative pronouns: relate to a noun already named in the sentence. They introduce dependent clauses. Restrictive clause: essential to the definition Rock music is different than classical music Nonrestrictive clause </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Key Terms Relative pronouns: relate to a noun already named in the sentence. They introduce dependent clauses. Restrictive clause: essential to the definition Nonrestrictive clause: meaningful, but not essential Different music types, such as rock and classical, appeal to different people. </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Key Terms Parallelism http://superman1216.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/train-tracks_9510.jpg </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Key Terms Parallelism: Items share grammatical structure Bad While preparing this PowerPoint I drank coffee, music was playing on my radio, and some hefty guy joggled by my office window while I watched. </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Key Terms Parallelism: Items share grammatical structure Good While preparing this PowerPoint I drank coffee, played music on my radio, and watched some hefty guy joggle by my office window. </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Key Terms: Sentence Types Simple Compound Complex Compound-Complex </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Key Terms: Sentence Types Simple: one independent clause Bobby ran. Compound: two independent clauses Bobby ran, and he tried not to fall down. Complex: one independent clause and one dependent clause Because he was being chased by a bear, Bobby ran quickly. Compound-Complex: two independent clauses plus a dependent clause The bear had been hibernating all winter and was hungry; therefore, when Bobby walked by with his bag of Fritos, the bear gave chase. </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Basic Punctuation, - () : ;. ! http://www.simiannation.com/images/cartoons/december_07_trashlands/punctuation.jpg </li> </ul>

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