Revising and Editing
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. Which word best completes the following sentence:
    I saw so much descriptive language in the story that it painted a picture in my head of what was happening. In other words, I saw lots of ______.
    answer choices
    tone
    imagery
    theme
    metaphors
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the best change we can make to this sentence: 

    The father helped his children get into they're pajamas.
    answer choices
    Change they're to their.
    Change father to Father
    Change they're to there
    Change helped to helping
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the best change we can make to this sentence: 

    After I went to the store I went shoe shopping with my friends.
    answer choices
    Change friends to friend's
    Insert a comma after After
    Insert a comma after shopping
    Insert a comma after store
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did the little puppy dog lick its sore paw.
    answer choices
    Change its to it's
    Change sore to soar
    Change puppy to puppey
    Change the period to a question mark
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. Which words correctly complete this sentence:
    I wonder ______ the ______ will change this weekend.
    answer choices
    weather/whether
    whether/weather
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. Sentence Combining:
    Which of these is the correct way to join two sentences:
    answer choices
    He was practicing his soccer skills because he found a stray dog.
    He was practicing his soccer skills, there, he found a stray dog.
    He was practicing his soccer skills; and then found a stray dog.
    He was practicing his soccer skills when he found a stray dog. 
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. What change, if any, should be made?
    Grandma and I are bakeing cookies for the carnival.
    answer choices
    Change bakeing to baking
    Change I to me
    Change cookies to cookie's
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a complete sentence?
    answer choices
    Because night fell
    Jim ate the sandwich.
    On a tree-lined path.
    In our area of the city.
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. Choose the best conjunction to join the sentence pair.
    We can ask directions. We can use a map. 
    answer choices
    and
    but
    or
    because
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. The following sentence pair should be combined to make a better sentence. Which is the best revision? 
    The bicycle tire is flat. The bicycle tire is on the bike. 
    answer choices
    The bicycle tire is on the bike and the bicycle tire is flat.
    The flat bicycle tire is on the bike.
    On the bike, the bicycle tire there is flat.
    The tire on the bicycle is flat.
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Find the mistake in the sentence.  
    The boy want to the park.  
    answer choices
    change boy to Boy
    change want to went 
    no change needs to be made
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do we revise and edit?
    answer choices
    Because it is the rules. 
    To make our writing better. 
    Because Miss Watkins says too. 
    We don't have to. 
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the best way to combine these sentences?
    The girl was little.
    She pressed her nose against the window.
    The window was icy.
    She giggled with delight.
    She had never seen snow before.
    answer choices
    The girl was little as she pressed her nose against the icy window, and giggled with delight because she had never seen snow before.
    The little girl pressed her nose against the icy window and giggled with delight because she had never seen snow before.
    Because the little girl pressed her nose against the icy window, she giggled with delight at the never-before seen snow.
    Because, the little girl pressed her nose against the icy window, she giggled with delight at the never-before seen snow.
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. Which sentence uses commas correctly?
    answer choices
    I went to the store and bought apples, oranges and bananas. 
    I went to the store and bought apples, oranges, and, bananas. 
    I went to the store, and bought apples oranges and bananas. 
    I went to the store and bought apples, oranges, and bananas. 
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the action verb in the sentence?
    I believe it will rain today.
    answer choices
    believe
    will
    rain
    today
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Which word is a verb?
    answer choices
    watching
    television
    computer
    teacher
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the complete predicate.
    Tina and her friends went to the movies. 
    answer choices
    Tina
    her friends
    to the movies
    went to the movies
  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q. A COMPLEX sentence has?
    answer choices
    One dependent and one independent clause
    Two independent clauses
    One independent clause only
    None of the above
  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q. What are the FANBOYS?
    answer choices
    FOR AND NOT BUT OR YES SO
    FOR AND NOR BUT OR YET SO
    FROM AND NOR BUT OR YET SOME
    FOR AND NOR BUT OR YET SOON
  • Question 20
    300 seconds
    Q. Which words need to be capitalized in this sentence?
    mom, I need to go to the grocery store to get some gatorade.
    answer choices
    Mom
    Gatorade
    Grocery Store
    Mom and Gatorade
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