19 March 2013

**SENTENCE COMBINATION, March 19th, 2013**



Learning to combine ideas into more complex sentences is an important skill in writing. There are many ways to do this--many possible bonus points! Try to combine the following three sentences.


Sentence 1: Easter is a four-day weekend for most of us. 
Sentence 2: Many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period.
Sentence 3: Many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations.                                           

8 comments:

Zeinab140 said...

Easter is four-day weekends for most of us; many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period, and many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

Easter is a four-day weekend for most of us, and many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations; many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB: A good sentence!
ALEXEY: Well done!

saleha Ahmad ENGL 140 said...

Many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations, and Easter is four-day weekends for most of us; many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period.

Valerie Lefebvre said...

Easter is a four-day weekend for most of us, many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period; and many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations.

Nazneen 140 said...

Easter is a four-day weekend for most of us, and many people eat too much chocolate over this holiday period; many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations.

Peggy Ronning said...

Many of the symbols associated with Easter come from ancient spring-time celebrations; today for most of us, it is a four-day holiday weekend when many people eat too much chocolate.

Veronica Baig said...

SALEHA:Nicely done!
VALERIE: You need to check the punctuation and think about the logical connection between the ideas;-)
NAZNEEN: A good answer:-)
PEGGY: Excellent!