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Use ellipses to indicate missing words in a quotation

teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.2.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/2/b

Use ellipses to indicate missing words in a quotation

Writers use only the parts of quotations they need to support their ideas. Let’s practice using an ellipsis to show we have chosen to exclude words from a quotation.