a punctuation mark that joins two complete sentences together
semi-colon
commas after ______ elements
introductory
a punctuation mark indicating a pause between parts of a sentence
comma
conjunctive adverbs (with appropriate punctuation),
coordination
you use ____ ______ to check the spelling of your words
spell check
when pulling something directly from a text you must use _____ _____
quotation marks
unnecessary words that can be taken out of a paper
wordiness
you should ____ your papers before turning them in
revise
a sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it appears
topic sentence
a short sentence that summarizes the main point of an essay
thesis