Ch 19: Punctuation in 11th Grade Writing: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Punctuation chapter of this 11th Grade English Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about punctuation in writing. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the punctuation usage rules required in a typical 11th grade English course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other 11th grade English work.
  • Identify the punctuation in writing concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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Who's it for?

This chapter of our 11th grade English tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn punctuation in writing and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding independent clauses, comma rules, colon usage, comma splices, apostrophe usage or any other punctuation in 11th grade writing topic
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  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their punctuation in 11th grade writing unit
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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and contrast independent and dependent clauses.
  • Discuss the basic rules of comma usage.
  • Identify and avoid comma splices, run-on sentences and sentence fragments.
  • Understand how to properly use different types of punctuation, including periods, semicolons, colons, exclamation marks, apostrophes and parentheses.

5 Lessons in Chapter 19: Punctuation in 11th Grade Writing: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination

1. Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination

This lesson is about independent and dependent clauses, and how they make up a sentence. Dependent clauses, like the name suggests, rely on other elements in a sentence. Independent clauses, on the other hand, can stand alone. Learn more in this lesson.

Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules

2. Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules

Think that you know commas? You may be surprised. Even the most experienced writers have problems remembering all the rules. Learn the basics of comma usage in this first of two lessons on the comma.

Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts

3. Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts

Learn more about comma usage from the pros! There are just too many ways to use the comma (it's a basic punctuation mark, after all) to fit in one sentence. Watch here to learn about some of the more common traps students fall into when trying to put commas in the right place.

Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

4. Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

Sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences are grammatical and stylistic bugs that can seriously derail an otherwise polished academic paper. Learn how to identify and eliminate these errors in your own writing here.

Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods

5. Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods

Periods, colons, and semicolons all have the ability to stop a sentence in its tracks, but for very different purposes. In this lesson, learn how and why we use them in our writing.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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