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Owls are interesting birds?
Owls are interesting birds.

(This is a statement, not a question.)
chris and i will not be in the same class this year
Chris and I will not be in the same class this year.

(Names are capitalized, I is capitalized, sentences end with a period.)
Johns room is a mess.
John's room is a mess.

(In this sentence John's is a possessive noun, meaning it needs an apostrophe s.)
does you have a dog or a cat
Do you have a dog or a cat?

(does is the incorrect form of the helping verb do, and questions end with a question mark.)
are you going to charlotte north carolina this june
Are you going to Charlotte, North Carolina this June?

(Capitalize the first word of a sentence and proper nouns. Separate the name of a city and state with a comma, and questions end with a ?.)
A lobster is A water animal.
A lobster is a water animal.

(Articles do not get capitalized unless they are the first word in a sentence.)
look at that big alligator yelled mr allen
"Look at that big alligator!", yelled Mr. Allen.

(Words people say should be surrounded in quotes, an exclamation point ends an exclamatory statement, Mr. is an abbreviation, names must be capitalized and sentences end with a period.)
i like to read books before I go to sleep
I like to read books before I go to sleep.

(I is always capitalized, a statement or declarative sentence must end with a period.)
I like grape cherry and orange popsicles.
I like grape, cherry, and orange popsicles

(When listing more than one type of a noun, commas must be used to separate the adjectives)
ms and mrs hill got a new baby named taylor
Mr. and Mrs. Hill got a new baby named Taylor.

(Capitalize proper nouns, abbreviations must end with a period, and sentences end with a period.)
do you know how old I am?
Do you know how old I am?

(The first word of a sentence is always capitalized)
mrs johnson teaches computer class at our school
Mrs. Johnson teachers computer class at our school.

(Names must be capitalized, Mrs. is an abbreviation an must end with a period, and statments end with a period)
do you know what time it is
Do you know what time it is?

(Questions begin with a capital letter and end with a question mark.)
she bought apples carrots and cereal
She bought apples, carrots, and cereal.

(capitalization, commas in a list, sentences end with a period.)
dr rhodes said that my stomachache was from eating to many candy bars
Dr. Rhodes said that my stomachache was from eating too many candy bars.

(Dr. Rhodes is a proper noun, he is not actually saying these words so quotations are not necessarty, too means too many or too much, and sentences end with a period.)
dont forget to turn the stove off after cooking
Don't forget to turn the stove off after cooking.

(Capitalize the first word of a sentence, don't is a contraction for do not so it needs an apostrophe, sentences end with a period.)
gabriel said i returned the library book last tuesday
Gabriel said "I returned the library book last Tuesday."

(Gabriel is a proper noun, I is a proper noun, Tuesday is a proper noun, words that a speaker says are surrounded by quotation marks.)
christmas is my favorite holiday
Christmas is my favorite holiday!

(Christmas is a proper noun, this is an exclamatory statement and should end with an exclamation point.)
i dont understand how he done that math problem
I don't understand how he did that math problem.

(I is a proper noun, don't is the contraction for do not, did is the proper verb tense for he past tense, and sentences end with periods.)
the meeting starts at 915
The meeting starts at 9:15.

(Capitalize the first word, times have a : between the hour and the minutes, and statements end with a period.)
the hours of the store was from 900 until 600
The hours of the store were from 9:00 until 6:00.

(Capitalize the first word in a sentence, were is the plural past tense of the verb to be, times must have a colon between the hours and the minutes, and sentences must end with a period.)
he aint gonna want no cookies cake or ice cream for dessert
He isn't going to want any cookies, cake, or ice cream for dessert.

(Capitalize the first word, aint is not correct isn't is, isn't is a contraction for is not, going to is correct not gonna, he will not want ANY cookies for dessert because aint gonna want no makes a double negative, commas belong between items in a list, periods finish a sentence.)
on thursday night their will be a lunar eclipse
On Thursday night there will be a lunar eclipse.

(Capitalize the first word in a sentence and proper nouns, their shows ownership- there shows location or time, sentences must end with a period.)
for her sixth birthday she wanted a party at chuck e cheese
For her sixth birthday she wanted a party at Chuck E. Cheese.

(Capitalize the first wor in a sentence and proper nouns, abbreviations should have a period, sentences end witha eriod.)