Set IV, 17

Punctuation

Copy the following sentences and supply the needed punctuation. If you omit a needed punctuation mark or insert a mark that is not needed, the sentence is wrong.

EXAMPLE: "Wow!" said Herbie. The water's cold!

1. The coral snake the rattlesnake the copperhead and the water moccasin are the only poisonous snakes in the United States

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2. On Long Island New York the first supermarket was started in 1931 by King Kullen a former grocery clerk

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3. The Caspian Sea the largest lake in the world has an area of 143550 square miles

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4. There's no use walking five miles to fish said Mark Twain You can be just as successful near home

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5. Morris I Klingman the world's fastest shorthand writer can take dictation at three hundred words a minute

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6. Are we going to the lake next week Dad

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7. The first settlers in New Hersey according to recent historical studies were Quakers from Dublin Ireland

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8. No Kathy Tod answered from the den the call was not for you

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9. Do you have time for another game Emily

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10. Did Mr. Morton read The Highwayman to your class yesterday

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11. The sassafras tree a member of the laurel family has leaves of three different patterns

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12. Yes Tom's plane left at 10:30 E S T

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13. On April 7 1827 the first practical friction matches were sold in England by John Walker the inventor

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14. Mark Hank Jed and I stayed in the cave during the storm

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15. Mrs. Arnold our physical education instructor taught us the Virginia reel

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16. The United States according to this report manufactures 500000000 marbles every year

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17. Please take Aunt Jane's bag upstairs Fred said Dad

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18. The first telephone directory was issued February 21 1878 by the New Haven Telephone Company

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19. Ants like people and bees are social live in communities have a government and care for their young ones

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20. Oh let's go sailing instead.

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