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    • APPOSITIVES A New Smiley-face Trick
    • APPOSITIVES
      • A word or phrase that identifies or explains the noun or pronoun it follows
      • Clarifies or adds details to your sentence
      • Ex. Rachel, the girl with the long brown hair , is my best friend.
      • Ex. Football, the greatest sport ever invented , is played during the fall months.
    • PUNCTUATION OF APPOSITIVES
      • If the appositive occurs in the middle of the sentence, a comma is needed at the beginning and end of the appositive
        • Ex. Eric, a talented musician, plans to study in Europe.
      • If the appositive occurs at the end of the sentence, a comma is needed at the beginning of the appositive
        • Dr. Jackson has a degree in entomology, the scientific study of insects.
    • LET’S PRACTICE!
      • It’s Worksheet Time!
    • ASSIGNMENT
      • Write 10 sentences (do not have to be related to each other)
      • Each sentence must have at least one appositive
      • Underline your appositives
      • Use commas where needed