Digital Extensions

ACT English Question of the Day  http://www.varsitytutors.com/act_english-question-of-the-day 

1. Placement of Modifiers
a. Read the information page first: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/modifiers.htm
b. Take the quiz and have it scored online: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/modifier_quiz.htm
c. Dangling and Misplace Modifiers Quiz: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/quizzes/niu/niu9.htm

2. Commas
a. Review the rules regarding commas: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/607/02/
b. Comma Quiz with explanations: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/quizzes/punct2_quiz.htm
AFTER you have answered each question and found the correct answer, click on "The explanation, please!" to be sure that you understand WHY that answer is the correct one.
c. Comma Quiz Fill-ins: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/quizzes/commas_fillin.htm
d. Comma editing in paragraphs: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/quizzes/comma_quiz.htm
e. Multiple choice with immediate feedback: http://www2.ivcc.edu/eng1002/practice_comma_quiz.htm
f. Comma Quiz scored online: http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/commas_1.asp

3. Other Punctuation
a. Semicolons and Colons Quiz scored online: http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/semicolons_and_colons_1.asp
b. Question Marks, Quotation Marks, Parentheses Quiz scored online: http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/question_marks_1.asp
c. Apostrophes Quiz scored online: http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/apostrophes_1.asp
d. Hyphens Between Words Quiz scored online: http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/hyphens_1.asp
e. Colons (two exercises): http://depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/colons_ex1.htm
f. Semicolons (two exercises): http://depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/semicolons_ex1.htm

4. Writing Strategies
a. Effective Writing Quiz http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/effective_writing_1.asp

5. Vocabulary/ Vocabulary in Context
a. The Longman Vocabulary Website http://wps.ablongman.com/long_licklider_vocabulary_2/6/1626/416421.cw/index.html%20parentloc
b. Allyn & Bacon's Companion Website http://cwabacon.pearsoned.com/bookbind/pubbooks/seyler_ab/chapter1/deluxe.html
c. ACT/SAT Top 100 Words http://quizlet.com/1022309/college-board-top-100-common-satact-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/
d. Vocabulary Challenge https://www.vocabulary.com/

6. Animal Farm by George Orwell
a. Animal Farm Gradesaver Quiz 1 http://www.gradesaver.com/animal-farm/study-guide/quiz1/
b. Animal Farm Bookrags Quiz http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide-animalfarm/free-quiz.html
c. Animal Farm Flashcards (Shmoop) http://www.shmoop.com/animal-farm/quotes-flashcards.html Use these to test your knowledge first;
then, when you are ready, move on to Shmoop's Quizzes http://www.shmoop.com/animal-farm/quotes-flashcards.html
d. Animal Farm Quiz (25 questions) http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/animalfarm/quiz.html
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