Bell Ringers for Week of October 1, 2012 to October 5, 2012 Focus for the week Comma Usage Monday, October 1, 2012 Check act practice test from Friday; calculate scores Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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    1. The generalization that underlies it is so broad, the facts by which it must be verified or limited are always, it seems, accumulating, and the problems interrelated with it are so intricate, that finality with regard to it must be indefinitely postponed.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. are so always accumulating

    3. are so constantly accumulating

    4. are accumulating

    1. Accepting such a case can be risky, because multiple lawyers are evidence of a worthless case an uncooperative client, or a client who does not pay his her bill.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. case. An

    3. case, an

    4. case: an

    1. For instance, in an action for slander, no only is it difficult to prove slander but also the monetary damage to the victim resulting from the slanderous action may be small or even nonexistent.

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    2. slander, but also

    3. slander. But also

    4. slander; but also

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012

    1. Conversely, few if any knickknacks remain whole in a home with small children, the only plants left are those hanging, brown and wilted, from a very high ceiling

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. children the only

    3. children: the only

    4. children. The

    1. The rooms usually look slightly askew, since little ones delight in moving furniture around and are especially prone to do so when a guest or two are expected.

    1. No CHANGE

    2. are expecting

    3. is expected

    4. will be expected

    1. They value a regime that imposes an unchallenged order in their own sphere and foments instability and division elsewhere.

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    2. its

    3. there

    4. they’re

    1. Wallace Stegner, a novelist in his own right, wrote an essay about My Antonia. In which he used archetypal criticism in relation to Antonia’s identification with the land, and the psychological approach to show how Cather’s life and character were crucial to the novel’s central theme of country versus city values.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. My Antonia in which

    3. My Antonia; in which

    4. My Antonia—in which

    1. We have now grown beyond the era in which the global power of the United States was absolute and unchallenged, and it would be dangerous and futile to attempt a restoration of the postwar balance of forces.

    Thursday, October 4, 2012

    1. There are several important principles involved with sound money management and that children need to learn.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. and which

    3. and whom

    4. that

    1. On the other hand, when adults in the company of children can enjoy some of the many fine things in the world that require no expenditure of money and can consistently meet children’s needs for affection and companionship, they are well on the way toward teaching these children the proper place that material possessions and worldly goods should have in their lives.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. Companionship they

    3. Companionship: they

    4. Companionship. They

    1. See above

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. OMIT the underlined portion

    3. and, thus, more worldly goods

    4. and goods

    1. These include meetings of the First and Second Continental Congresses, the Declaration was adopted and signed, which marked the creation of the United States; and the labors of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which perpetuated it.

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. Congresses—

    3. Congresses;

    4. Congresses

    1. See above

    1. NO CHANGE

    2. The Declaration was adopted and signed.

    3. the declaration, adopted and signed

    4. the adoption and signing of the Declaration

    Friday, October 5, 2012

    Practice ACT 10 question

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