CAHSEE ELA 3.1 Writing Conventions

In this CAHSEE problem, figure out which answer best fills in the blanks. CAHSEE ELA: Writing Conventions Drill 3, Problem 1

CAHSEE ELAWriting Conventions
CAHSEE ELA: WritingWriting Conventions
LanguageEnglish Language
Writing ConventionsParallel Structure/Modifiers/Subordination/Verb Tenses

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and hear the potential answers They so like that female

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fired All right Well this one's a walk in the

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park all we have to do is find the pronoun

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that goes with the noun fire truck Let's begin by

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nixing choice See fire trucks are things so we wouldn't

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refer to them as he's Almost there Secretly transformers But

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that's not case nearly as much as it oughta be

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Pretty cool right Option d isn't right either She it's

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true that some fireman might lovingly refer to their fire

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truck is a she like sailors did with their boats

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in the old days But we don't know any fire

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trucks all that well so it might be rude Teo

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get that familiar If you get our drift answer a

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suggest the pronoun they well we're getting warmer here but

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because they can be used to refer to things as

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well as people The problem is that they is plural

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in this sentence Only mentioned one fire truck if there

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are any other fire truck's involved Well they're still casting

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were left outside All right choice b is the only

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one that gets it right The pro known it is

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singular and is on ly used to refer to things

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well is also used to refer to killer clowns but 00:01:29.008 --> [endTime] no one wants to think about thea