Semester 1 – Sentences of the Week
#1: His room smelled of cooked grease, Lysol, and age.(Maya Angelou, “I Know Why
the Caged Bird Sings”)
#2: “I feel braver when I’m around you, you know,” he says. “Like I could actually fit in
here, the same way you do.” (Veronica Roth, Divergent)
Punctuation of dialogue:
#3: There are two choices at this time: run away or fight.
#4: We have learned so much; we have so far to go. (Dave Pelzer, A Child Called It)
#5: “Forty-four percent of stressed people lose sleep every night.” (“Stress is Killing
MLA format for Numbers:
#6: Arguably, Led Zeppelin’s song “Stairway to Heaven” from their untitled fourth
album (sometimes referred to as Led Zeppelin IV), is the best rock song of all time.
Punctuation of Titles: