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Day 1
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is among the better books ever
written.
In fact, the well-known author Ernest Hemingway once wrote “all
modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain
called Huckleberry Finn.”
Use of comma to set off a direct
Capitalization of first word of
quotation
quotation Correct comparison of an
adjective
Day 1
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is among the best books ever
written.
Correct comparison of an adjective
In fact, the well-known author Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “All
modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain
called Huckleberry Finn.”
Use of comma to set off a direct quotation
Capitalization of first word of quotation
Day 2
Because aunt Polly kept a close eye on them, Tom Sawyer and Huck
Finn were always getting into trouble.
“I’m fixin to organize a band of robbers,” Tom decided one
day.
Capitalization of title before person’s
name
Correction of faulty
Use of apostrophe to show omitted
subordination
letter
Day 2
Because Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn were always getting into
trouble, Aunt Polly kept a close eye on them.
Capitalization of title before a person’s name
Correction of faulty subordination
“I’m fixin’ to organize a band of robbers,” Tom decided one day.
Use of apostrophe to show omitted letter
Day 3
The characters, that tried to swindle the girls out of their inheritance,
were revealed as frauds in the end.
The Duke and King (as these frauds called themselves were tarred
and feathered by the furious citizens.
Correct relative
pronoun
Inclusion of closing
parentheses
Elimination of commas with restrictive
clause
Day 3
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The characters who tried to swindle the girls out of their
inheritance were revealed as frauds in the end.
Elimination of commas with a restrictive clause
Correct relative pronoun
The Duke and King (as these frauds called themselves) were
tarred and feathered by the furious citizens.
Inclusion of closing parentheses
Day 4
Huck don’t like to be tied down by the rules of society; as a result, he
don’t hardly spend no time in school.
He is happy on his carefully-built raft as it floats down the Mississippi
River.
Elimination of double
Subject and verb
negative
agreement
Elimination of hyphen used with compound
modifier
Day 4
Huck doesn’t like to be tied down by the rules of society;
as a result, he hardly spends any time in school.
Subject and verb agreement
Elimination of double negative
He is happy on his carefully built raft as it floats down the
Mississippi River.
Elimination of hyphen used with compound
modifier
Day 5
For food, Huck and Jim catch fish and steal a few cupful of grain
from neighboring fields.
Huck and Jims voyage ends when they arrive at the Phelps’s farm
Tom and Huck immediately begin to plot a way to free Jim from
slavery.
Formation of plural of compound
noun
Use of separate sentences to correct run-on
sentence
Use of apostrophe to show joint
possession
Day 5
For food, Huck and Jim catch fish and steal a few cupfuls of grain
from neighboring fields.
Formation of plural of compound noun
Huck and Jim’s voyage ends when they arrive at the Phelps’s farm.
Tom and Huck immediately begin to plot a way to free Jim from
slavery.
Use of apostrophe to show joint possession
Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentence

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