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Common Writing Mistakes Worksheet

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Directions: Correct each of the following sentences by applying the rule it contains.

Rules for Writing Real Good

  1. Don't use no double negatives.

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  2. Make each pronoun agree with their antecedents.

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  3. Join clauses good, like a conjunction should.

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  4. About them sentence fragments.

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  5. When dangling, watch your participles.

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  6. Verbs has got to agree with their subjects.

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  7. Don't write run-on sentences they are hard to read.

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  8. Don't use commas, which aren't necessary.

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  9. Try to not ever split infinitives.

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  10. Its important to use your apostrophe's correctly.

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  11. Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.

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  12. Correct speling is essential.

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  13. Eschew ostentatious erudition.

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  14. Avoid cliches like the plague.
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