Comma splices


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The first is reading, teachers should be able to comprehend and use productive practices for advancing and expanding literacy skills; and for correlating reading instruction across all subject-matter area; and for seeing that all students become advance and stimulate readers.

asked Apr 10 '11 at 01:24 Claude Gleeton New member

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A comma splice is when you use a comma where a period should be.


You need a period:


- after 'reading'.  Be sure to capitalise 'teachers'.


You need to add a colon (:) after 'productive practices for'.


You should remove the 'and for' that comes before 'correlating'.


You should remove the 'for' that somes before 'seeing'.

link comment answered Apr 11 '11 at 11:11 Kimberly Expert

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