Lesson 432 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Parentheses

Use parentheses to mark numbered or lettered divisions within sentences or paragraphs. Example: We will read the following chapters for our discussion tomorrow: (1) Africa, (2) India, (3) Iceland.
Instructions: Use parentheses where needed in these sentences.
1. Before you turn in your paper, check 1 spelling, 2 punctuation, 3 capitalization, and 4 footnotes.
2. Our trip will take us to 1 Swanee, 2 Moreno Valley, 3 Taber, and 4 Rio de Janeiro.
3. We must set 1 our short term goals, 2 our long term goals, and 3 the ways they will be accomplished.
4. Our possible means of transportation are as follows: 1 bicycle, 2 ox cart, 3 train, 4 bus, or 5 by foot.
5. We must include 1 our family, 2 our friends, and 3 our neighbors so we don’t offend anyone.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. Before you turn in your paper, check (1) spelling, (2) punctuation, (3) capitalization, and (4) footnotes.
2. Our trip will take us to (1) Swanee, (2) Moreno Valley, (3) Taber, and (4) Rio de Janeiro.
3. We must set (1) our short term goals, (2) our long term goals, and (3) the ways they will be accomplished.
4. Our possible means of transportation are as follows: (1) bicycle, (2) ox cart, (3) train, (4) bus, or (5) by foot.
5. We must include (1) our family, (2) our friends, and (3) our neighbors so we don’t offend anyone.

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