Punctuation
Comparison 1
What Change, if any?
Comparison 2
Run-on, Frag, Sentence?
100
Even though she works long hours. She keeps working hard after she gets home.
What is change the period to a comma after the word--hours and lowercase the s in --she? Even though she works long hours, she keeps working hard after she gets home.
100
Of all the dogs at the obedience school, the beagle belonging to Bob and her was the more well behaved dog.
What is change more well behaved to most well behaved? Of all the dogs at the obedience school, the beagle belonging to Bob and her was the most well behaved dog.
100
Dear Mr. President, I would like to request an interview at your company. Sincerely, Mr. Hamm
What is change the comma to a colon? Dear Mr. President:
100
I was proud that the plane Ann and I made flew the swiftliest of any in the contest.
What is change swiftliest to most swiftly? I was proud that the plane Ann and I made flew the most swiftly of any in the contest.
100
Because it requires a lot of skill and determination.
What is a fragment?
200
My sister needed help with her social study's project this week.
What is remove the apostrophe in --study's-- and change the word to --studies? My sister needed help with her social studies project this week.
200
Of the three turtles Henry and she have, Boxer is the more active.
What is change more active to most active? Of the three turtles Henry and she have, Boxer is the most active.
200
Dear Marsha, Do you want to visit the museum with me? Your best friend, Elizabeth
What is there are no mistakes?
200
Of the many trucks we looked at today, Jess and I think the last one is the more suitable for hauling equiptment.
What is change more suitable to most suitable? Of the many trucks we looked at today, Jess and I think the last one is the most suitable for hauling equiptment.
200
Water can be found in the earth's surface and it can be found under the earth's surface.
What is a run-on?
300
Its their job to let us know if the games have been rained out.
What is change --Its to It's? It's their job to let us know if the games have been rained out.
300
The toddlers behaved much more agreeable after their naps.
What is change more agreeable to more agreeably? The toddlers behaved much more agreeably after their naps.
300
"That is great! Stephen did not allow any goals to be scored in tonight's game" said Coach Pringle.
What is add a comma after the word- game? "That is great! Stephen did not allow any goals to be scored in tonight's game," said Coach Pringle.
300
Until this year, Betsy was fastest than I was and would always win our races.
What is change fastest to faster? Until this year, Betsy was faster than I was and would always win our races.
300
If you want to become famous.
What is a fragment?
400
For a majority of students, it is important to have assignments that are like real world situations.
What is add a hyphen between --real and world? For a majority of students, it is important to have assignments that are like real-world situations.
400
Of the two plans, Charles's plan was the most effective plan.
What is change most effective to more effective? Of the two plans, Charles's plan was the more effective plan.
400
All of those long hours of practise finally paid off!
What is correct the spelling of practise --to practice? All of those long hours of practise finally paid off!
400
Val and I were surprised that the class member who agreed with us the more heartily was Al.
What is change more heartily to most heartily? Val and I were surprised that the class member who agreed with us the most heartily was Al.
400
Being a straight-A student is great, but undestanding the material is more important.
What is a sentence?
500
While I was minding my own business walking through the woods, a scorpion stung me on the foot.
What is change the period to an exclamation mark? While I was minding my own business walking through the woods, a scorpion stung me on the foot!
500
Of all the girls in my class, I liked Sarah more.
What is change more to most? Of all the girls in my class, I liked Sarah more.
500
Repeated downpours cause out land to flood, however, the flood does not last too long.
What is change the first comma to a semicolon? Repeated downpours cause out land to flood; however, the flood does not last too long.
500
When compared to Galveston, Sweatwater gets the most rain.
What is change the most to more? When compared to Galveston, Sweatwater gets more rain.
500
When it rains, the rain forms runoff, the abundance of rain causes some areas to flood.
What is a run-on?
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