English 1 Segment One Exam Review.docx

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English 1 Segment One Exam Review To download this file, click: File ” → “ Download As ” → Choose your file format, & SAVE to your English 1 folder that you have created . View the segment 1 exam review video here: *If you are an honors student , you will be responsible for the regular material in the course plus the honors material. Along with viewing the exam review video for the regular portion of the course, you can view a video review of the honors material here: General Information about the exam The exam will include 23 multiple choice questions and 2 short answer. If you are an honors student , the exam will consist of material from the regular portion of the course along with material from the honors section. The exam will be approximately 29 questions long and consist of both multiple choice and short answer questions. It is suggested that you have a dictionary and the exam review handout when taking the exam. The test is not timed, but you must complete it all at once. You cannot exit and come back to the test. You MUST earn at least a 60% average to pass the course. You may view the 1 st semester PRE-TEST (1.00B Pretest) for additional practice before taking the exam. To Begin your exam, you must: Complete all assignments in the semester including your collaboration assignment Get the password for the exam from your Instructor Have a Dictionary Review this study guide along with any notes and assignments from the course Grammar Colon Use a colon if you have a complete sentence that comes before your quotation. EXAMPLE: Simon and Garfunkel’s use of a simile creates a dreary image: “But my words, like silent raindrops fell."
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Use the colon after a complete sentence to introduce a list of items when introductory words such as namely, for example, or that is do not appear. EXAMPLE: You may be required to bring many items: sleeping bags, pans, and warm clothing. EXAMPLE: I want the following items: butter, sugar, and flour. Semicolon A semicolon is used to link 2 independent clauses into a single sentence. Example: Grandma still rides her Harley motorcycle ; her toy poodle balances in a basket between the handlebars. Subordinate Conjunction A subordinate conjunction is used after a comma to join 2 independent clauses. A subordinate conjunction is one word. Examples of subordinate conjunctions : where, unless, until, even though, than, since, etc. Example sentence : We looked on top of the refrigerator, where Jenny will often hide a bag of chocolate chip cookies. Absolute Phrase Descriptive phrases that modify an entire clause are called absolute phrases . They add details to the sentence.
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