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Macbeth Rough Draft 4



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  • 1. Rough Draft 4 Comma Rule 1 & 2, Semicolon Rule, Fragments
  • 2. Directions
    • Correct the essay in red pen and a highlighter.
    • Write your name on the top of the paper.
    • Next to your name, write the heading of the slide that you’re checking for.
    • Write comments on what they did wrong.
    • Comment in complete sentences on what they did right.
  • 3. Preparation
    • Circle every subject of every clause in the essay.
    • Underline all of the simple predicates.
    • Highlight each sentence that has more than one subject.
    • Highlight any sentence that does not start with the subject.
  • 4. Comma Rule #1
    • (To separate two contiguous clauses with a conjunction)
    • Review the highlighted sentences.
    • Any sentence with more than one subject needs a comma and a conjunction.
    • Do those sentences have a comma and a conjunction?
  • 5. Comma Splice
    • If the are separating the two clauses with a comma but no conjunction, place a “cs” over the comma to indicate their error.
  • 6. Comma Rule #2
    • (To indicate an introductory word, phrase, or clause)
    • Review the highlighted sentences.
    • Any sentence what does not start with a subject needs a comma indicating the introductory word, phrase, or clause.
    • Do these sentences have a comma indicating the introductory word, phrase, or clause?
  • 7. Semicolon Rule
    • (To separate two contiguous clauses without a conjunction)
    • Another way to divide the two clauses is with a semicolon, but no conjunction should follow.
    • Are there semicolons in their essay? Are they being used correctly?
  • 8. Fragments
    • Review all of the sentences.
    • Every sentence needs a circle and an underline indicating a subject and a predicate.
    • If there are any sentence missing a circle or an underline, write “fragment” next to it.