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Common Core Standard L.11-12.2 Questions

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2
"ILNY, It's a gr8 plce."

What is one rule the sentence above follows?
  1. Proper capitalization
  2. Proper use of an apostrophe
  3. Proper use of abbreviations
  4. Proper removal of nouns
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen to connect two words functioning as an adjective before a noun.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. Mr. Harrison was a well-respected member of society.
  2. Mr. Harrison was well-respected.
  3. Long-term-planning is something ever high school should do.
  4. On my birthday, I will turn twenty-one.
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Grade 12 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.3
"All children, except one, grow up." - Peter Pan

In the sentence above, the commas help achieve what purpose?
  1. Add another item to a list
  2. Provide an exception to a claim
  3. Give the reader additional information
  4. Make the sentence more interesting
Grade 11 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen with a noun, adjective, or adverb and a present participle when they come before a noun.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. The doctor prescribed some medicine that was fast-acting.
  2. The doctor prescribed a fast-acting medication.
  3. Those were some beautiful looking flowers.
  4. It was a heavily-decorated room.
Grade 11 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2
"ILNY, it's a gr8 plc."

In Standard American English, the sentence above translates as:
  1. ILNY, it's a gr8 place.
  2. I love New York, it's a great place.
  3. I love new york, it's a great place.
  4. I love New York, its a great place.
Grade 11 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen in a compound adjective with a fraction.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. I ate half-a-pizza.
  2. Half-of-a-pepperoni pizza was left.
  3. I half-wanted to eat the entire pizza, but I knew I had to save some for others.
  4. Three-quarters are equal to 75-cents or 75-percent of a dollar.
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3, L.8.2a, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.3
"I am a sick man . . . I am a spiteful man." - Notes from the Underground

In the sentence above, how is the ellipsis used?
  1. To indicate an omission in the sentence
  2. To show the narrator trailing off in thought
  3. To denote information before the sentence
  4. To connect the two ideas
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
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