appositives intro

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Intro to appositives explaining what an appositive is, why we want to use them, and how to use them.

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Appositives : 

Appositives What is an appositive? Why do we want to use appositives? How do you make an appositive?

What is an appositive? : 

What is an appositive? Word or group of words following a noun Identifies the noun Robin, our president, planned the party. Notice the commas!

Why use an appositive? : 

Why use an appositive? Combine two choppy sentences into one Our summer party was a barbecue. It was great fun. With an appositive: Our summer party, a barbecue, was great fun.

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

How do you make an appositive? : 

How do you make an appositive?

Conclusion : 

Conclusion What is an appositive? Why do we want to use appositives? How do you make an appositive? Practice this technique to improve your writing!

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