CAHSEE ELA 6.5 Writing: Word Choice

CAHSEE ELA 6.5 Writing: Word Choice. Which answer best fills in the blank?

CAHSEE ELA: WritingWord Choice
CAHSEE WritingWord Choice
LanguageEnglish Language
Writing StrategiesModifiers/Precise Language/Active voice

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But it's really a nasty sentence that a lot of people miss. If we know the trick here,

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we'll save ourselves metric tonnes of grief in the future.

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The easiest way to deal with this kind of problem is just to axe Dennis, poor guy.

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So if Dennis had been dumped, how would we rewrite this sentence so that Bambi is just

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golfing alone?

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Would we say, "Her went miniature golfing?"

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Uh no. Not unless we were talking about this guy.

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If we totally hated Bambi, we might call her an "it" but that'd be pretty uncool.

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"Me went miniature golfing" sounds like something you'd hear in Frankenstein's

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English 101 class.

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Instead, SHE went miniature golfing...

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...so "she and Dennis went miniature golfing."

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The answer is D

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As in, "Dr. Shankenstein."