1. What is the subject in the following sentence?
Do you consider Michael Jordan to be the world's greatest athlete?
a. Michael Jordan
2. Complete the following sentence with the best coordinating conjunction:
When he was a child, Albert Einstein was considered a slow learner, but he proved everyone wrong as an adult genius.
3. Complete the following sentence with the best coordinating conjunction:
You can wait for me at the office, or you can meet me at the restaurant.
4. A comma is needed when a subordinate clause follows an independent clause.
5. Add a conjunctive adverb and correctly punctuate the following sentence:
I can still see the streaks under the fresh white paint, consequently, we will have to give the room another coat of paint.
6. Use a coordinating conjunction
Bryan is a good student academically, but, sometimes he is late to class
7. Use a conjunctive adverb
Bryan is a good student academically, however, sometimes he is late to class.
8. Use a subordinate clause followed by the independent clause
Although Bryan is a good student academically, sometimes he is late to class.
9. Use an independent clause followed by a subordinate clause
Sometimes he is late to class, but Bryan is a good student academically.
10. Use a semicolon correctly without a conjunctive adverb
Bryan is a good student academically; sometimes he is late to class
Part C: Illustration and Description (70 points)
1. Illustration Paragraph -
When we are growing up one of the most important lessons we learn is that painful experiences can sometimes teach valuable lessons. It may be the agony of learning them that makes such experiences so memorable. This learning experience is not pleasant, but it is necessary. Many of these experiences first occur in childhood. That is when I learned one of my most unforgettable lessons. When I was seven years old I lied about doing my homework. I had always done my...