Affinity for Adjectives

Posted by DFOWW, INCORPORATED on FEBRUARY 4, 2020 Word Game  Adverbs describe or modify the meaning of verbs or adjectives to make them more specific.  Examples • Fortunately, the outgoing children enjoyed a sunny day at the beach by playing wildly. Fortunately = adverb children = noun (plural subject) outgoing= adjective being used to describe the children  enjoyed = verbContinue reading “Affinity for Adjectives”

The Question Mark

Punctuation Marks (Part 14) The Question Mark What is the question mark and why is it important when writing? The question mark (?) is one of the most commonly used punctuation marks in the English language. It’s one of the three punctuation marks in the English language known as terminal punctuation marks. Terminal means theContinue reading “The Question Mark”

Exclamation Mark

Punctuation Marks Part 9 Exclamation Mark ! What is an exclamation point? Where should an exclamation punctuation be placed in a sentence? Should you use exclamation punctuation in academic writing? These are some of the questions which will be answered in this workshop. (Please see the punctuation chart in our Introduction to punctuation workshop). Definition:Continue reading “Exclamation Mark”

Community Writing Workshop

Introduction – Parts of SpeechCommunity Writing Workshop Name _______________________________________ Date ________________________________________ Parts of Speech definition: A category to which a word is assigned in accordance with its syntactic functions. Syntax definition: syntax is a set of rules in a language. It dictates how words from different parts of speech are put together in order toContinue reading “Community Writing Workshop”