8th_Grade_Warm_Up

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Grade Warm Up
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Week 1
Day 1
• 1. Most peoples think of the blues as music,
some people think of the blues as poems
about the singer’s lifes.
• 2. Blues singers choosed music to express
sorrow or worry instead of writeing about
them troubleing feelings.
Week 1
Day 1 Corrected
• 1. Most people think of the blues as music;
some people think of the blues as poems
about the singers’ lives.
• 2. Blues singers chose music to express sorrow
or worry instead of writing about those
troubling feelings.
Week 1
Day 2
• 3. Although its roots probably lay in africa the
blues as a musical form is credited to african
americans.
• 4. Mournful work songs weary field hollers
and sorrowful spirituals in the in the
nineteenth-century south gived rise to the
blues.
Week 1
Day 2 corrected
• 3. Although its roots probably lie in Africa, the
blues as a musical form is credited to African
Americans.
• 4. Mournful work songs, weary field hollers,
and sorrowful spirituals in the nineteenthcentury South gave rise to the blues.
Week 1
Day 3
• 5. The first published blues song Memphis
Blues, written by W C. handy in 1909, based
on events in Memphis Tennessee.
• 6. Handy later writ a number of books
includeing father of the Blues, and published
collections of songs.
Week 1
Day 3 Corrected
• 5. The first published blues song “Memphis
Blues,” written by W. C. Handy in 1909, was
based on events in Memphis, Tennessee.
• 6. Handy later wrote a number of books,
including Father of the Blues, and published
collections of songs.
Week 1
Day 4
• 7. Like lyric poetry a blues song releases
emoteion that leaves both a singer and a
audience feel gooder.
• 8. The song be about abandoned wifes or
about childs who turn out worser than
expected.
Week 1
Day 4 Corrected
• 7. Like lyric poetry, a blues song releases
emotion that lets both a singer and an
audience feel better.
• 8. The song could be about abandoned wives
or about children who turn out worse than
expected.
Week 1
Day 5
• 9. “When a woman gets the blues she hangs
her head and cries says one old blues song.
But when a man gets the blues he grabs a
train and flies.”
• 10. When I feeling blue however, I play Stormy
Night Blues my favorite song on the album
Legends of the blues.
Week 1
Day 5 Corrected
• 9. “When a woman gets the blues, she hangs
her head and cries,” says one old blues song.
“But when a man gets the blues, he grabs a
train and flies.”
• 10. When I am feeling blue, however, I play
“Stormy Night Blues,” my favorite song on the
album Legends of the Blues.
Week 2 Day 1
• 1. According to sioux legend spears,
tomahawks and war paint was given to
human warriors by the Thunderbirds.
• 2. Legend says that Thunderbird gave
chief Rotten Belly his medicine shield a
decorated buffalo hide on a frame that
would guide his people and he in war.
Week 2
Day 1
Correct
• 1. According to Sioux legend, spears,
tomahawks, and war paint were given to
human warriors by the Thunderbirds.
• 2. Legend says that Thunderbird gave
Chief Rotten Belly his medicine shield, a
decorated buffalo hide on a frame that
would guide his people and him in war.
Week 2
Day 2
• 3. Kuan-ti the third-century chinese
general was the hero of a novel called The
Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
• 4. Accompanied on his adventures by his
livly Son and a officer whom cared for the
horses, Kuan-ti is renowned for bravy,
honesty and faithfulness.
Week 2
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Kuan-ti, the third-century Chinese
general, was the hero of a novel called
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
• 4. Accompanied on his adventures by his
lively son and an officer who cared for the
horses, Kuan-ti is renowned for bravery,
honesty, and faithfulness.
Week 2
Day 3
• 5. Maggie asked “wasn’t it Aeneas
who was prepared to duel with
Achilles during the trojan war?
• 6. “Yes” answered milo, “and him
and his companions later fought in
the area that would become rome
italy.”
Week 2
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Maggie asked, “Wasn’t it Aeneas
who was prepared to duel with
Achilles during the Trojan War?”
• 6. “Yes” answered Milo, “and he
and his companions later fought in
the area that would become Rome,
Italy.”
Week 2
Day 4
• 7. The amazons a nation of women
warriors fought against the greeks in
the Trojan War under queen
Penthesilea, who Achilles killed.
• 8. One of Hercules twelve labors
were to bring back the armor of
Hippolyta another Amazon queen.
Week 2
Day 4
Correct
• 7. The Amazons, a nation of women
warriors, fought against the Greeks
in the Trojan War under Queen
Penthesilea, whom Achilles killed.
• 8. One of Hercules twelve labors
was to bring back the armor of
Hippolyta, another Amazon queen.
Week 2
Day 5
9. Us students have learned about the
achievements of many warriors from Ms.
Edith Hamiltons book Mythology.
10. In my reading for example, i learned
that if a norse warrior dies good and
bravly, the gods will lead he or her to a
seat in Valhalla.
Week 2
Day 5
Correct
9. We students have learned about the
achievements of many warriors from Ms.
Edith Hamilton's book Mythology.
10. In my reading, for example, I learned
that if a Norse warrior dies well and
bravely, the gods will lead him or her to a
seat in Valhalla.
Week 3
Day 1
1. Edna St. Vincent Millay grew up in
maine, where she and her sisters put
on plays wrote they’re own folk tales
and practiced music.
2. Millay’s mother, who Edna later
compared to rock from new england,
divides her time among caring for her
family and working as a nurse.
Week 3
Day 1
Correct
1. Edna St. Vincent Millay grew up in
Maine, where she and her sisters put
on plays, wrote their own folk tales, and
practiced music.
2. Millay’s mother, whom Edna later
compared to rock from New England,
divided her time between caring for her
family and working as a nurse.
Week 3
Day 2
3. “While still a teenager, said Lou,
Millay published several poems in St.
Nicholas a magazine for childrens.”
4. Sam asked “she winned a prize for a
poem called Renascence when she was
nineteen, didn’t she.”
Week 3
Day 2
Correct
3. “While still a teenager,” said Lou,
“Millay published several poems
in ‘St. Nicholas’, a magazine for
children.”
4. Sam asked, “She won a prize for a
poem called ‘Renascence’ when she
was nineteen, didn’t she?”
Week 3
Day 3
• 5. During the 1920s, i believe, Millay
was part of an artistic crowd in
greenwich village, New York, known
for it’s unconventional lifestyle.
• 6. there she was called “the nymph
of greenwich village” and “the
female Byron,”comparison to Byron,
an english poet, was quite an honor.
Week 3
Day 3
Correct
• 5. During the 1920s, I believe, Millay
was part of an artistic crowd in
Greenwich Village, New York, known
for its unconventional lifestyle.
• 6. There she was called “the nymph
of Greenwich Village” and “the
female Byron.” Comparison to Byron,
an English poet, was quite an honor.
Week 3
Day 4
• 7. Millay wrote several collections of
poetry, first A Few Figs from Thistles,
second Second April, and third The HarpWeaver and Other Poems.
• 8. I wonder if it was them poems, her
most greatest ones, so full of love and
life, that drived speculateion about her
personal life?
Week 3
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Millay wrote several collections of
poetry: first, A Few Figs from Thistles;
second, Second April; and third, The
Harp-Weaver and Other Poems.
• 8. I wonder if it was those poems, her
greatest ones, so full of love and life, that
drove speculation about her personal
life.
Week 3
Day 5
• 9. Besides poetry, Millay writ several
verse plays and an opera script, she
also completes a translateion of the
work of french poet c. p. Baudelaire.
• 10. Associateion with a group called
the Provincetown players gave her
friends and she another outlet for
they’re energies.
Week 3
Day 5
Correct
• 9. Besides poetry, Millay wrote
several verse plays and an opera
script; she also completes a
translation of the work of French
poet C. P. Baudelaire.
• 10. Association with a group called
the Provincetown players gave her
friends and her another outlet for
their energies.
Week 4 Day 1
• 1. My english teacher Mr Kerrigan
calls mark Twain the greater
american humorist of all time.
• 2. At 900 p.m. i going to watch a
musical version of Twain’s story
about a man from connecticut who
goes back in time to king Arthurs
court.
Week 4 Day 1
Correct
• 1. My English teacher, Mr. Kerrigan,
calls Mark Twain the greatest
American humorist of all time.
• 2. At 9:00 P.M. I am going to watch a
musical version of Twain’s story
about a man from Connecticut who
goes back in time to King Arthur’s
Court.
Week 4 Day 2
• 3. They’re immpressive style, including the
use of exaggeration and surprise, mark the
work of writers like Don Marquis and James
Thurber.
• 4. In one poem don Marquis observes that
prehaps mens don’t like germs but germs
think of mens as a cozy swamp.
Week 4 Day 2
Correct
• 3. Their impressive style, including the use
of exaggeration and surprise, marks the
work of writers like Don Marquis and James
Thurber.
• 4. In one poem Don Marquis observes that
perhaps men don’t like germs, but germs
think of men as a cozy swamp.
Week 4 Day 3
• 5. James Thurber says that he’s
had fifty four dogs in his life but
the worse one used to bite he, his
brothers, and many other people.
• 6. Nevertheless his Mother always
defended muggs and sends candy
to the dogs victims every
christmas.
Week 4 Day 3 Correct
• 5. James Thurber says that he’s
had fifty-four dogs in his life, but
the worst one used to bite him, his
brothers, and many other people.
• 6. Nevertheless, his mother
always defended Muggs and sent
candy to the dog’s victims every
Christmas.
Week 4 Day 4
• 7. Dorothy Parker was a tough, witty
observer of society, therefore, she wasn’t
never known for her gentle humor.
• 8. when she saw a famous actress
perform Dorothy remarcked that the
actress, “runs the gamut from A to B.”
Week 4 Day 4 Correct
• 7. Dorothy Parker was a tough, witty
observer of society; therefore, she
wasn’t known for her gentle humor.
• 8. When she saw a famous actress
perform, Dorothy remarked that the
actress, “runs the gamut from A to B.”
Week 4
Day 5
• 9. “Rick have you read this essay by
Erma Bombeck, asked Laura? “She
says there’s ways to stop kids from
eating junk food.
• 10. Bombeck writes “One way is to
ban carrots and fruit, another way is
to boast that junk food builds soft
bones and tooths.”
Week 4
Day 5
Correct
• 9. “Rick, have you read this essay by
Erma Bombeck?” asked Laura. “She
says there are ways to stop kids from
eating junk food.”
• 10. Bombeck writes, “One way is to
ban carrots and fruit; another way is
to boast that junk food builds soft
bones and teeth.”
Week 5 Day 1
• 1. In the first part of her autobiography
Susie King Taylor discribes her childhood
as a slave and she tells about going too
school in a house on bay lane.
• 2. In her teens she served as the
laundress with the Union Army, she also
cleaned guns nursed the wounded and
teached the soliders to read and write.
Week 5 Day 1
• 1. In the first part of her autobiography,
Susie King Taylor describes her
childhood as a slave, and she tells about
going to school in a house on Bay Lane.
• 2. In her teens she served as the
laundress with the Union Army; she also
cleaned guns, nursed the wounded, and
taught the soldiers to read and write.
Week 5 Day 2
• 3. Lee asked “have you read Kaffir
Boy the autobiography of Mark
Mathabane, who grew up in south
Africa”?
• 4. “He lived in grinding poverty Lee
added, but when he was eleven
books like Treasure Island begun to
enspire him.”
Week 5 Day 2
• 3. Lee asked, “Have you read Kaffir
Boy, the autobiography of Mark
Mathabane, who grew up in South
Africa?”
• 4. “He lived in grinding poverty,”
Lee added, “but when he was
eleven, books like Treasure Island
began to inspire him.”
Week 5 Day 3
• 5. In Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne
Wakatsuki Houston recounts the years
that her family and her spended in a
internment camp during world war II.
• 6. Those kind of camp was set up to
pertect agasint sabotage, however,
american citizens of japanese origin
suffered terrbily under the policy.
Week 5 Day 3
• 5. In Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne
Wakatsuki Houston recounts the years
that her family and she spent in an
internment camp during World War II.
• 6. Those kinds of camps were set up to
protect against sabotage; however,
American citizens of Japanese origin
suffered terribly under the policy.
Week 5 Day 4
• 7. My grandmother sended a copy
of Willie Morris’s new book My Dog
Skip to my brother and I. Its about
his childhood in the 1940s.
• 8. We both thought mr. Morris’s
book Good Old Boy was interesting
but i think My Dog Skip is most
appealing.
Week 5 Day 4
• 7. My grandmother sent a copy of
Willie Morris’s new book, My Dog
Skip, to my brother and me. It’s
about his childhood in the 1940’s.
• 8. We both thought Mr. Morris’s
book, Good Old Boy, was
interesting, but I think My Dog Skip
is more appealing.
Week 5 Day 5
• 9. I and my sister think Anne frank’s
diary is the moving true story about a
young girl, consequently, we each read
it twice.
• 10. Anne and her jewish family hided
in a small room for too years. The Nazi
soldiers however, eventually catched
them.
Week 5 Day 5
• 9. My sister and I think Anne Frank’s
diary is a moving true story about a
young girl; consequently, we each read
it twice.
• 10. Anne and her Jewish family hid in
a small room for two years. The Nazi
soldiers, however, eventually caught
them.
Week 6 Day 1
• 1. One of the best-known doctors in
english literature is Dr. Dolittle a
veterinarian who starred in twelve
children’s books.
• 2. In one adventure Dr. Dolittle bravly
saved a little boy and his Uncle after
pirates sunk their boat, the saucy
sally.
Week 6 Day 1
Correct
• 1. One of the best-known doctors in
English literature is Dr. Dolittle, a
veterinarian who starred in twelve
children’s books.
• 2. In one adventure Dr. Dolittle
bravely saved a little boy and his uncle
after pirates sank their boat, The
Saucy Sally.
Week 6 Day 2
• 3. In isaac asimov’s Fantastic Voyage, two
doctor and three other peoples in the
submarine proteus are miniaturized. To
travel inside a man’s body.
• 4. They have fifty six minutes to complete
they’re mission, other wise, the ship will
expand again inside the patient’s body.
Week 6 Day 2 Correct
• 3. In Isaac Asimov's Fantastic Voyage, two
doctors and three other people in the
submarine Proteus are miniaturized to
travel inside a man’s body.
• 4. They have fifty-six minutes to complete
their mission; otherwise, the ship will
expand again inside the patient’s body.
Week 6 Day 3
• 5. “My favorite fictional doctors are the
ones in MASH,” said Molly. “Its on the
local abc station at 730 p.m., and i video
tape it regular.”
• 6. “Did you know the television series.
Was based on a book by Richard Hooker”?
Asked Vern. “Him and another writer also
writed a few sequels.”
Week 6 Day 3 Correct
• 5. “My favorite fictional doctors are the
ones in MASH,” said Molly. “It’s on the
local ABC station at 7:30 P.M., and I
videotape it regularly.”
• 6. “Did you know the television series was
based on a book by Richard Hooker?”
asked Vern. “He and another writer also
wrote a few sequels.”
Week 6 Day 4
• 7. Most of the stories about Sherlock
Holmes are told by Dr. Watson, who
was Holmes’s room mate at 221B baker
st., london.
• 8. On a chilly march day, Watson begun
his first case with Holmes, “The
Lauriston Garden Mystery;” it followed
by many other exciting searchs.
Week 6 Day 4 Correct
• 7. Most of the stories about Sherlock
Holmes are told by Dr. Watson, who
was Holmes’s roommate at 221B Baker
St., London.
• 8. On a chilly March day, Watson began
his first case with Holmes, “The
Lauriston Garden Mystery”; it was
followed by many other exciting
searches.
Week 6 Day 5
• 9. “In the Butler School book club’s
contest in June, 1995, I won a copy of The
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, it’s a
master piece” said Wayne.
• 10. “My brother and me plan to reread all
them stories, they’re sure among the
classics”! He added. “Whose your favorite,
Holmes or Watson?”
Week 6 Day 5
Correct
• 9. “In the Butler School Book Club’s
contest in June, 1995, I won a copy of The
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; it’s a
master piece” said Wayne.
• 10. “My brother and I plan to reread all
them stories; they’re surely among the
classics!” he added. “Who’s your favorite,
Holmes or Watson?”
week 7 Day 1
• 1. Mark Twain was born on
november 30 1835 and grew up in
Hannibal Misouri.
• 2. Many of the characters and
incidents in his work was also born in
them long ago days by the mississippi
river.
week 7 Day 1 Correct
• 1. Mark Twain was born on
November 30, 1835, and grew up in
Hannibal, Missouri.
• 2. Many of the characters and
incidents in his work were also born
in those long-ago days by the
Mississippi River.
week 7 Day 2
• 3. Twain’s school days end when he
was twelve and he held the number
of jobs during his youth printer,
journalist, and steamboat pilot.
• 4. while he worked in the west, he
sent money to this Mother in St.
Louis. Finally saw his family and she
again in 1866.
week 7 Day 2 Correct
• 3. Twain’s school days ended when
he was twelve, and he held a
number of jobs during his youth:
printer, journalist, and steamboat
pilot.
• 4. While he worked in the West, he
sent money to his mother in St.
Louis. He finally saw his family and
her again in 1866.
week 7 Day 3
• 5. Although mark Twain was the
independent, selfmade man he
wrote his first novel with a
coauthor, c.d. warner.
• 6. Twain claimed thirty five of the
sixty three chapters of the gilded
age. According to him the best
chapters were his
week 7 Day 3 Correct
• 5. Although Mark Twain was an
independent, self-made man, he
wrote his first novel with a
coauthor, C. D. Warner.
• 6. Twain claimed thirty-five of the
sixty-three chapters of The Gilded
Age. According to him, the best
chapters were his.
week 7 Day 4
• 7. The Gilded Age, whose name
arose from the decades following
the Civil War, was a financial
disaster for Twain and Warner.
• 8. Twain always worried about
money, but he became more
secure in 1869 after he wrote the
book The Innocents Abroad.
week 7 Day 4 Correct
• 7. The Gilded Age, whose name
arose from the decades following
the Civil War, was a financial
disaster for Twain and Warner.
• 8. Twain always worried about
money, but he became more
secure in 1869 after he wrote the
book, The Innocents Abroad.
week 7 Day 5
• 9. Twains focus shifted. From the
present to the past. He begun to
write stories about europe in the
middle ages.
• 10. As ms. Lewis says, “We know of
course that Twain sets among the
worlds first class writers.”
week 7 Day 5 Correct
• 9. Twain’s focus shifted from the
present to the past. He began to
write stories about Europe in the
Middle Ages.
• 10. As Ms. Lewis says, “We know, of
course, that Twain sits among the
world’s first class writers.”
week 8 Day 1
• 1. “Carli said, Us students haven’t
no doubt that O. Henry is the
master of the unexpected, every
story offers a surprise.”
• 2. “Weve picked about twelve
favorites from his collection The
Four Million, added Rob, and we
cant choose just one from between
them.”
week 8 Day 1
• 1. Carli said, “We students have no
doubt that O. Henry is the master of
the unexpected; every story offers a
surprise.”
• 2. “We’ve picked about twelve
favorites from his collection, The
Four Million,” added Rob, “and we
can’t choose just one from among
them.”
week 8 Day 2
• 3. “Carli did you know theres an
annual O. Henry award for the
best american short stories”
asked tony?
• 4. Carli said “yes, but not all the
stories in that there prize
collection ends with a surprise.”
week 8 Day 2
• 3. “Carli, did you know there’s
an annual O. Henry award for
the best American short story?”
asked Tony.
• 4. Carli said, “Yes, but not all the
stories in that prize collection
end with a surprise.”
week 8 Day 3
• 5. “Im glad Ms Tierney steered
Raquel and I toward the stories of
Guy de Maupassant, “ said Lin “he
has a lot of plot twists.”
• 6. After reading the short story
called The Necklace in french class
Mandy said, “We all agree that
Maupassant writes real good.”
week 8 Day 3
• 5. “I’m glad Ms. Tierney steered
Raquel and me toward the stories of
Guy de Maupassant,” said Lin. “He
has a lot of plot twists.”
• 6. After reading the short story
called The Necklace in French Class,
Mandy said, “We all agree that
Maupassant writes really well.”
week 8 Day 4
• 7. “Dont forget Saki” said Joe! “Mick
and me think his story “The Open
Window” is extremly funny.”
• 8. “In that story mr. Nuttel and mrs.
Sappleton remind me of my uncle
George and aunt Louise,” said Mick.
“Theyll believe anything.”
week 8 Day 4
• 7. “Don’t forget Saki,” said Joe!
“Mick and I think his story, “The
Open Window,” is extremely funny.”
• 8. “In that story Mr. Nuttel and Mrs.
Sappleton remind me of my Uncle
George and Aunt Louise,” said Mick.
“They’ll believe anything.”
week 8 Day 5
• 9. Ive just read three of those
kind of story by John Collier “The
Chaser” “Over Insurance” and
“Youth from Vienna.”
• 10. although theyre about love
each of the stories have a twist
that throwed Milly and I for a
loop.
week 8 Day 5 Correct
• 9. I've just read three of those
kinds of stories by John Collier:
“The Chaser,” “Over Insurance,”
and “Youth from Vienna.”
• 10. Although they're about love,
each of the stories has a twist
that threw Milly and me for a
loop.
week 9
• 1. “The ancients told more stories
about heros than about mothers but
theres one touching story about
Demeter,” said ms. T J Roselund.
• 2. Sid asked, “is’nt she the goddess of
corn who rescued her dauter from the
underworld”?
week 9 Correct
• 1. “The ancients told more stories
about heroes than about mothers,
but there's one touching story about
Demeter,” said Ms. T. J. Roselund.
• 2. Sid asked, “Isn't she the Goddess
of Corn who rescued her daughter
from the underworld? ”
week 9
• 3. Mama’s bank account is a
charming old book about a Mother,
it was written by Kathryn Forbes in
1943.
• 4. In one story the daughter
succums to temptation and sends
for a writing course. mama rescues
her when the bill have to be paided.
week 9 Correct
• 3. Mama’s Bank Account is a
charming old book about a mother;
it was written by Kathryn Forbes in
1943.
• 4. In one story the daughter
succumbs to temptation and sends
for a writing course. Mama rescues
her when the bill has to be paid.
• week 9
• 5. Us students really enjoyed The
Glass Menagerie a sad touching and
beautiful play about a mother and her
two childs.
• 6. It was wrote by playrite Tennessee
Williams and it has echos of painful
but loving memories of his mother and
sister
• Week 9
Correct
• 5. We students really enjoyed The
Glass Menagerie, a sad, touching, and
beautiful play about a mother and her
two children.
• 6. It was written by playwright
Tennessee Williams, and it has echoes
of painful but loving memories of his
mother and sister.
week 9
7. “Les don’t like Toni Morrisons
Beloved”! Exclaimed Beth. “How
could anyone not like a story of
escaped slaves murder and
ghosts”?
• 8. “Well Gwen and me loved the
books view of sutle kinds of
slavery,” remark Sean.
week 9
Correct
7. “Les doesn’t like Toni Morrison’s
Beloved!” exclaimed Beth. “How
could anyone not like a story of
escaped slaves, murder, and
ghosts? ”
• 8. “Well, Gwen and I loved the
book’s view of subtle kinds of
slavery,” remarked Sean.
week 9
• 9. The Joy Luck Club, which is about
four mothers and her daughters,
gived Mom and I insite into the
experiences of chinese americans.
• 10. After us read that book in our
book club i wanted to visit california
and china.
week 9
Correct
• 9. The Joy Luck Club, which is about
four mothers and their daughters,
gave Mom and me insight into the
experiences of Chinese Americans.
• 10. After we read that book in our
book club, I wanted to visit California
and China.
week 10
• 1. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, who’s novel
“The Yearling” won the Pulitzer Prize, died
on december 14 1953, in florida.
• 2. The backwoods area of cross creek
were a much more lonelier place than
most people can stand, it’s the setting of
many of Rawlings stories.
week 10
Correct
• 1. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, whose novel
The Yearling won the Pulitzer Prize, died
on December 14, 1953, in Florida.
• 2. The backwoods area of Cross Creek was
a much lonelier place than most people
can stand. It’s the setting of many of
Rawlings’s stories.
week 10
• 3. “I and Charlie think Robert
Frost is one of the more readable
poets ever, we have to of his
books, said Louis.
• 4. Charlie said “we know he won
four Pulitzers, but i wonder why
he never won the Nobel Prize?”
week 10
Correct
• 3. “Charlie and I think Robert
Frost is one of the most readable
poets ever. We have two of his
books,” said Louis.
• 4. Charlie said, “We know he won
four Pulitzers, but I wonder why
he never won the Nobel Prize.”
week 10
• 5. Even though Harper Lee plans to
become a writer when she was very
young she wrote only one novel, to
kill a mockingbird.
• 6. Didn’t that novel win the Pulitzer
Prize the movie version of course won
an Academy Award.
week 10
Correct
• 5. Even though Harper Lee planned to
become a writer when she was very
young, she wrote only one novel, To
Kill a Mockingbird.
• 6. Didn’t that novel win the Pulitzer
Prize? The movie version, of course,
won an Academy Award.
week 10
• 7. The books by N Scott Momaday
reflects the heritage of the kiowa
and other native americans.
• 8. His novel House made of dawn
conveyes a sense of discovery about
the culture and the land, the title
refers to a healing ritual of the
navajo.
week 10
Correct
• 7. The books by N. Scott Momaday
reflect the heritage of the Kiowa
and other Native Americans.
• 8. His novel, House Made of Dawn,
conveys a sense of discovery about
the culture and the land. The title
refers to a healing ritual of the
Navajo.
week 10
• 9. Although August Wilson thought
he had betrayd his mother when he
drops out of school he later won to
Pulitzer Prizes.
• 10. The characters in Wilsons plays.
Are African American people whom
are struggling sinking or holding on;
nevertheless, they is not joiless.
week 10
Correct
• 9. Although August Wilson thought
he had betrayed his mother when he
dropped out of school, he later won
two Pulitzer Prizes.
• 10. The characters in Wilson’s plays
are African American people who are
struggling, sinking, or holding on;
nevertheless, they are not joyless.
week 11
• 1. Mai asked, “Aren’t the musical
My Fair Lady based on G B Shaws
play Pygmalion”?
• 2. Carol answered, “Yes that’s the
story of Henry Higgins a phonetics
teacher who trys to help flower
girl Eliza Doolittle to talk more
better.”
week 11
Correct
• 1. Mai asked, “Isn’t the musical
My Fair Lady based on G. B.
Shaw’s play Pygmalion?”
• 2. Carol answered, “Yes, that’s the
story of Henry Higgins, a phonetics
teacher who tries to help flower
girl, Eliza Doolittle, to talk better.”
week 11
• 3. No one can’t deny that the most
charming stories about a teacher is the
ones in L M Montgomerys series set on
Prince Edward Island Canada.
• 4. The main character studys to be a
teacher in Anne of Green Gables and she
teaches school in Anne of Avonlea Anne
of the Island and Anne of Windy Poplars
week 11
Correct
• 3. No one can deny that the most
charming stories about a teacher are the
ones in L. M. Montgomery's series set on
Prince Edward Island, Canada.
• 4. The main character studies to be a
teacher in Anne of Green Gables, and she
teaches school in Anne of Avonlea, Anne
of the Island, and Anne of Windy
Poplars.
week 11
• 5. “LaToya did you know that the
television series Christy was based
on a novel the author Catherine
Marshall was born in appalachia,”
said Ira.
• 6. Among the main characters is
Alice Henderson, who is a quaker,
and the children in Christys school.
week 11
Correct
• 5. “LaToya, did you know that the
television series Christy was based
on a novel? The author, Catherine
Marshall, was born in Appalachia,”
said Ira.
• 6. Among the main characters are
Alice Henderson, who is a Quaker,
and the children in Christy's school.
week 11
• 7. Because Andy and me want to be
teachers someday we were extremly
impressed with sylvia ashton-warner’s
book Teacher.
• 8. Based on the authors twenty four
years with the maoris of new Zealand
the book includes ideas about teaching
and storys about students.
week 11
Correct
• 7. Because Andy and I want to be
teachers someday, we were extremely
impressed with Sylvia Ashton-Warner’s
book, Teacher.
• 8. Based on the author’s twenty-four
years with the Maoris of New Zealand,
the book includes ideas about teaching
and stories about students.
week 11
• 9. This here book, The Water Is Wide,
is a true story about a teacher who
gloryed in the civil rights movement
and believe learning should be fun.
• 10. The teacher and author, Pat
Conroy, applied unconventional
theorys but the school officials fire
him for being to disrespectful.
week 11
Correct
• 9. This book, The Water Is Wide, is a
true story about a teacher who gloried
in the Civil Rights Movement and
believed learning should be fun.
• 10. The teacher and author, Pat
Conroy, applied unconventional
theories, but the school officials fired
him for being too disrespectful.
week 12
• 1. “Ms mcCoy didn’t a lot of
fiction writers begin they’re
careers as journalists? Asked
Jeremy.”
• 2. “Yes. In fact she answered O.
Henry Mark Twain and Marjorie
Kinnan Rawlings started as
reporters.”
week 12
Correct
• 1. “Ms. McCoy, didn’t a lot of
fiction writers begin their careers
as journalists?” asked Jeremy.
• 2. “Yes. In fact,” she answered,
“O. Henry, Mark Twain, and
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings started
as reporters.”
week 12
• 3. Good journalists realy have to
keep his eyes and ears open, they
have to be accurate and not take
nothing for granted.
• 4. Paula and me planning to be
journalists out west someday; i
think we have the intelligence and
personallity for the job.
week 12
Correct
• 3. Good journalists really have to
keep their eyes and ears open;
they have to be accurate and not
take anything for granted.
• 4. Paula and I are planning to be
journalists out West someday; I
think we have the intelligence and
personality for the job.
week 12
• 5. In addition to reporting factualy on
current events. Newspapers include
feature stories opinion pieces and fun
pages to.
• 6. Today’s paper has a article called The
Difference Is Kids. Its about students of
many nationallities who works for peace.
week 12
Correct
• 5. In addition to reporting factually on
current events, newspapers include
feature stories, opinion pieces, and fun
pages too.
• 6. Today’s paper has an article called
“The Difference Is Kids.” It’s about
students of many nationalities who work
for peace.
week 12
• 7. Some columnists provide practical
information on gardening or car care,
however, others expresses they’re
opinions either seriously or comicly.
• 8. Even though their journalists some
columnists write with a power of
literature to move us to tears laughter
or anger.
week 12
Correct
• 7. Some columnists provide practical
information on gardening or car care.
However, others express their
opinions either seriously or comically.
• 8. Even though they’re journalists,
some columnists write with the
power of literature to move us to
tears, laughter, or anger.
week 12
• 9. My newspaper don’t run Dave
Barrys column but I wish they did
because I think hes hystericly funny.
• 10. For example one column about
using computers seems to be about
my Dad he doesn’t have no clue
about how they work.
week 12
Correct
• 9. My newspaper doesn’t run Dave
Barry's column, but I wish it did
because I think he's hysterically
funny.
• 10. For example, one column about
using computers seems to be about
my dad; he doesn’t have a clue about
how they work.
Week 13
• 1. “The lifes and ideas of Ray
Bradbury and Jamaica Kincaid might
seem very different said ms. Chin,
but there are some notible
similarities.”
• 2. “Have’nt they both said that even
in they’re fiction, they write about
themselves”? Asked Myra.
Week 13
Correct
• 1. “The lives and ideas of Ray
Bradbury and Jamaica Kincaid might
seem very different,” said Ms. Chin,
“but there are some notable
similarities.”
• 2. “Haven't they both said that even
in their fiction, they write about
themselves?” asked Myra.
Week 13
• 3. Ray Bradbury is a science fiction
writer whom was born on august
22 1920 in Waukegan Illinois.
• 4. Jamaica Kincaid is more
younger than Bradbury, she is an
antiguan by birth, but she now
lives in vermont.
Week 13
Correct
• 3. Ray Bradbury is a science fiction
writer who was born on August 22,
1920, in Waukegan, Illinois.
• 4. Jamaica Kincaid is younger than
Bradbury. She is an Antiguan by
birth, but she now lives in
Vermont.
Week 13
Day 3
• 5. Both Ray Bradbury and Jamaica
Kincaid says that they’re childhoods
were happy loving and remarkible.
• 6. Both have also choosed to write
stories about childhood, and its quite
possable that them stories were took
from real memories.
Week 13
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Both Ray Bradbury and Jamaica
Kincaid says that their childhoods
were happy, loving, and remarkable.
• 6. Both have also chosen to write
stories about childhood, and it’s
quite possible that those stories
were taken from real memories.
Week 13 Day 4
• 7. Kincaids first published short story,
“Girl,” and her first novel, Annie John,
explores the relationship among
mothers and daughters.
• 8. Ive read Annie John; its most
straightforward than her collection of
stories At the bottom of the river.
Week 13
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Kincaid's first published short
story, “Girl,” and her first novel, Annie
John, explores the relationship
between mothers and daughters.
• 8. I’ve read Annie John; it’s more
straightforward than her collection of
stories At the Bottom of the River.
Week 13
Day 5
• 9. “Are’nt many of the stories in
Bradburys dandelion wine based on
people who he knew as a child”? Asked
Myra.
• 10. “Yes the following are only a few
the brother, who is like Bradbury’s own
brother, John Huff, a young friend, and
the Lonely One, who roamed around at
night, said Noah.
Week 13
Day 5
Correct
• 9. “Aren't many of the stories in
Bradbury's Dandelion Wine based on
people whom he knew as a child?”
asked Myra.
• 10. “Yes, the following are only a few:
the brother, who is like Bradbury’s own
brother; John Huff, a young friend; and
the Lonely One, who roamed around at
night,” said Noah.
Week 14 Day 1
• 1. When Langston Hughes was
eighteen he write one of his most
famous poems The negro Speaks of
Rivers.
• 2. Hughes became a prominent writer
and the first african american to earn
his living from writing but he didn’t
never make much money.
Week 14 Day 1
Correct
• 1. When Langston Hughes was
eighteen, he wrote one of his most
famous poems, “The Negro Speaks of
Rivers.”
• 2. Hughes became a prominent writer
and the first African American to earn
his living from writing, but he didn’t
ever make much money.
Week 14
Day 2
• 3. Didn’t Hughes write novels short
stories nonfiction and childrens
books too.
• 4. Yes he did. He also writed the
lyrics for musicals and translated
the works of latin american and
Spanish writers.
Week 14
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Didn’t Hughes write novels,
short stories, nonfiction, and
children’s books too?
• 4. Yes, he did. He also wrote the
lyrics for musicals and translated
the works of Latin, American, and
Spanish writers.
Week 14
Day 3
• 5. Al said, “when i was seven, my aunt
give me a collection of Hughes poetry
called Don’t You Turn Back.
• 6. “Us youngsters also had that book,
said Jomu. One excellent poem
compared segregated trains and
busses to a merry-go-round.”
Week 14
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Al said, “When I was seven, my aunt
gave me a collection of Hughes’s
poetry called Don’t You Turn Back.”
• 6. “We youngsters also had that
book,” said Jomu. “One excellent
poem compared segregated trains and
buses to a merry-go-round.”
Week 14
Day 4
• 7. When Hughes teached young
writers he would tell them to explore
your own families neighborhoods
and cities.
• 8. He said that if writers learn that
lesson good, they can influence
others, their world become
everybodys world.
Week 14
Day 4
Correct
• 7. When Hughes taught young
writers, he would tell them to explore
their own families, neighborhoods,
and cities.
• 8. He said that if writers learn that
lesson well, they can influence
others; their world becomes
everybody’s world.
Week 14
Day 5
• 9. There are three people who
inspired Hughes first his grandmother,
second his mother, and third an
english teacher.
• 10. Most of his work explore the
experience of ordinary African
Americans, his short stories about
Jesse B. Semple is the good example.
Week 14
Day 5
Correct
• 9. There are three people who
inspired Hughes: first, his
grandmother; second, his mother; and
third, an English teacher.
• 10. Most of his work explores the
experience of ordinary African
Americans; his short stories about
Jesse B. Semple are a good example.
Week 15
Day 1
• 1. Stories about monsters are
asumed to be as old as human
imagination. consider for example
the ancient babylonian myths.
• 2. One of the most oldest recorded
monsters are Humbaba, Humbaba
appears in The Epic of Gilgamesh,
which dates back to 2000 b.c.
Week 15
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Stories about monsters are
assumed to be as old as human
imagination. Consider, for example,
the ancient Babylonian myths.
• 2. One of the oldest recorded
monsters is Humbaba. Humbaba
appears in The Epic of Gilgamesh,
which dates back to 2000 B.C.
Week 15
Day 2
• 3. “The aclaimed Hercules fighted a
number of monsters, said kiley,
including the three-headed dog
cerberus.”
• 4. Mr Hwang added “the Harpies
defeated by the Argonauts. Likewise,
the one-eyed Cyclops didn’t have no
chance against the wily Odysseus.
Week 15
Day 2
Correct
• 3. “The acclaimed Hercules fought a
number of monsters,” said Kiley,
“including the three-headed dog
Cerberus.”
• 4. Mr. Hwang added, “The Harpies were
defeated by the Argonauts. Likewise, the
one-eyed Cyclops didn’t have a chance
against the wily Odysseus.”
Week 15
Day 3
• 5. In an old japanese tale a dark
cloud settled over the palace each
night and brung agony to emperor
Konoe.
• 6. The warrior Yorimasa aimed good
and killed the monster, which had a
monkeys head a snakes tail and a
tigers paws.
Week 15
Day 3
Correct
• 5. In an old Japanese tale, a dark
cloud settled over the palace each
night and brought agony to Emperor
Konoe.
• 6. The warrior Yorimasa aimed well
and killed the monster, which had a
monkey’s head, a snake’s tail, and a
tiger’s paws.
Week 15
Day4
7. Could there be a most famous
monster than the one who terrorized a
european village in Mary Shelleys
Frankenstein.
8. I addmit I used to think Frankenstein
was the monster but he was the
scientist who brung the monster to life
and fleed from his creation.
Week 15
Day 4
Correct
7. Could there be a more famous
monster than the one who terrorized a
European village in Mary Shelley’s
Frankenstein?
8. I admit I used to think Frankenstein
was the monster, but he was the
scientist who brought the monster to
life and fled from his creation.
Week 15
Day 5
• 9. In most of Stephen Kings novels
the monsters are monstrous humans,
however, It is an exception.
• 10. There are asuredly many
monsters in his stories, in “The Mist”
for instance a giant spider don’t
hesitate to munch on humans.
Week 15
Day 5
Correct
• 9. In most of Stephen King’s novels,
the monsters are monstrous humans;
however, It is an exception.
• 10. There are assuredly many
monsters in his stories; in “The Mist,”
for instance, a giant spider doesn’t
hesitate to munch on humans.
Week 16
Day 1
1. Edgar Allan Poe was born on
january 19 1809 and was
orphaned at age three.
2. Poe losed many of the women
he loved, his Mother died, and
later his foster mother and his
young wife both died trajically.
Week 16
Day 1
Correct
1. Edgar Allan Poe was born on
January 19, 1809, and was
orphaned at age three.
2. Poe lost many of the women he
loved. His mother died, and later
his foster mother and his young
wife both died tragically.
Week 16
Day 2
• 3. Exsept for the years he lived
with his gardians Poes life was sat
in poverty and disappointment.
• 4. “I feel sorry for Poe”! exclaimed
tonya. “The jenius who wrote “The
raven” shouldn’t have had to
worry about money.”
Week 16
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Except for the years he lived
with his guardians, Poe’s life was
set in poverty and disappointment.
• 4. “I feel sorry for Poe!” exclaimed
Tonya. “The genius who wrote
‘The Raven’ shouldn’t have had to
worry about money.”
Week 16 Day 3
• 5. “poe didn’t earn unconditional
praise but his work has certainly
bringed me a lot of pleasure” siad
Paul.
• 6. “The french poet Baudelaire called
him a “fallen angel,’ and Ralph Waldo
Emerson called him the “jingle man,”
added Leon.
Week 16 Day 3 Correct
• 5. “Poe didn’t earn unconditional
praise, but his work has certainly
brought me a lot of pleasure,” said
Paul.
• 6. “The French poet Baudelaire called
him a ‘fallen angel,’ and Ralph Waldo
Emerson called him the ‘jingle man,’”
added Leon.
Week 16
Day 4
• 7. My kollection of Poe’s stories
called Tales. It includes horror stories
but no gosts monsters or demons lay
in waiting.
• 8. One story in that there collection
made the hair on my neck raise. Its
called The Masque of the Red Death.
Week 16
Day 4
Correct
• 7. My collection of Poe’s stories is
called Tales. It includes horror
stories, but no ghosts, monsters, or
demons lie in waiting.
• 8. One story in that collection made
the hair on my neck rise. It’s called
“The Masque of the Red Death.”
Week 16
Day 5
• 9. Poe’s wife virginia died in 1847,
he died two years later in
baltimore on october 7 1849.
• 10. Although Poe never reseived
the critics approval his stories
have lived well into the Twentieth
Century.
Week 16
Day 5
Correct
• 9. Poe’s wife Virginia died in 1847;
he died two years later in
Baltimore on October 7, 1849.
• 10. Although Poe never received
the critics’ approval, his stories
have lived well into the twentieth
century.
Week 17
Day 1
• 1. There’s many books about adults
whom survive dangirous
circumstances, are there any about
children.
• 2. Two of the better are Homecoming
by Cynthia Voight and Roll of Thunder,
Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor.
Week 17
Day 1
Correct
• 1. There are many books about adults
who survive dangerous circumstances.
Are there any about children?
• 2. Two of the best are Homecoming by
Cynthia Voight and Roll of Thunder,
Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor.
Week 17 Day 2
• 3. “In Homecoming” said Ms Landers
four children are abanduned by
they’re mentally ill Mother.”
• 4. “Don’t the children in that there
story find their way from new
england to their grandmothers house
in maryland?” asked Kim.
Week 17 Day 2
Correct
• 3. “In Homecoming,” said Ms.
Landers, “four children are
abandoned by their mentally ill
mother.”
• 4. “Don’t the children in that story
find their way from New England to
their grandmother’s house in
Maryland?” asked Kim.
Week 17
Day 3
• 5. A girl named Dicey is the main
charucter in Homecoming, her
and her brothers and sister
behaves resourcefully.
• 6. With eleven dollars and fifty
cents Dicey buys grocerys but the
group also digs clams to eat.
Week 17
Day 3
Correct
• 5. A girl named Dicey is the main
character in Homecoming; she
and her brothers and sister
behave resourcefully.
• 6. With eleven dollars and fifty
cents, Dicey buys groceries, but
the group also digs clams to eat.
Week 17 Day 4
• 7. Roll of thunder, hear my cry is the
story of a black family trying to survive
in mississippi in 1933.
• 8. Between the many interesting
characters are the narrator, young
Cassie Logan, who the reader admires
from the first chapter.
Week 17 Day 4
Correct
• 7. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is the
story of a black family trying to survive
in Mississippi in 1933.
• 8. Among the many interesting
characters is the narrator, young Cassie
Logan, whom the reader admires from
the first chapter.
Week 17
• 9. “Rick and me read Roll of Thunder, Hear My
Cry last year.” “What a great book that was”
said Lucia.
• 10. Rick added, “its truly an american story of
ordenary people who aim high work hard and
walk proud.
Week 17
• 9. “Rick and I read Roll of Thunder, Hear My
Cry last year. What a great book that was!”
said Lucia.
• 10. Rick added, “It’s truly an American story of
ordinary people who aim high, work hard, and
walk proud.”
Week 18
Day 1
• 1. The Nobel Prize for literature is the
higher possible award for writing, it is
gived annualy for work that benefits
humanity.
• 2. The celebrateion is held in
stockholm on december 10. Alfred
Nobel, an enjineer and endustrialist
donatid funds for the prizes.
Week 18
Day 1
Correct
• 1. The Nobel Prize for literature is the
highest possible award for writing; it is
given annually for work that benefits
humanity.
• 2. The celebration is held in Stockholm
on December 10. Alfred Nobel, an
engineer and industrialist, donated
funds for the prizes.
Week 18
Day 2
• 3. Jose asked “T.S. Eliot winned the
Nobel Prize for his serious poetry,
didn’t he”?
• 4. “Yes Eliots work was serious, said
Ms. Chou, but his Old Possum’s Book
of Pratical Cats is a book of lite verse.”
Week 18
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Jose asked, “T.S. Eliot won the
Nobel Prize for his serious poetry,
didn’t he?”
• 4. “Yes, Eliot’s work was serious,” said
Ms. Chou, “but his Old Possum’s Book
of Practical Cats is a book of light
verse.”
Week 18
Day 3
• 5. John Steinbeck another winner is
known for his novels but he also wrote
Travels with Charley an acount of his
crosscountry journies at age fifty eight.
• 6. In that book he completely discribes
how he rode out an hurricane in his boat
the fayre eleyne.
Week 18
Day 3
Correct
• 5. John Steinbeck, another winner, is
known for his novels, but he also wrote
Travels with Charley, an account of his
cross-country journeys at age fifty-eight.
• 6. In that book he completely describes
how he rode out a hurricane in his boat,
the Fayre Eleyne.
Week 18
Day 4
• 7. “we know Toni Morrison’s an
incredably insiteful story teller and
were pretty sertain she won a Nobel
Prize, said Annie.
• 8. Danny and me were moved by the
bluest eye, which is drawed from her
child hood in the midwest, she added.
Week 18
Day 4
• 7. “We know Toni Morrison’s an
incredibly insightful story teller, and
we’re pretty certain she won a Nobel
Prize,” said Annie.
• 8. Danny and I were moved by The
Bluest Eye, which is drawn from her
childhood in the Midwest,” she added.
Week 18 Day 5
• 9. Although my sister is usually confidant she
don’t know which winner she likes best, Toni
Morrison or Nadine Gordimer.
• 10. Gordimer’s work is both politikal and
personal, we perfer those kind of story.
Week 18 Day 5 Correct
• 9. Although my sister is usually confidant, she
doesn’t know which winner she likes better,
Toni Morrison or Nadine Gordimer.
• 10. Gordimer’s work is both political and
personal. We prefer that kind of story.
Week 19 Day 1
• 1. “One of the most famous book
associated with the civil war was
written by a woman, her book in
fact helped spark the war,” said
Joan.
• 2. “The book i’m refering to, she
said, is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s
Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”
Week 19 Day 1
Correct
• 1. “One of the most famous books
associated with the Civil War was
written by a woman; her book, in
fact, helped spark the war,” said
Joan.
• 2. “The book I’m referring to,” she
said, “is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s
Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”
Week 19 Day 2
• 3. When John and I were about two
thirds finished with Uncle Tom’s Cabin
I gived Lily and them other peoples a
sumary of the plot.
• 4. I planed too finish that there book
but Lily became so interested that she
borrows it without asking John or I.
Week 19 Day 2
Correct
• 3. When John and I were about twothirds finished with Uncle Tom’s Cabin,
I gave Lily and those other people a
summary of the plot.
• 4. I planned to finish that book, but
Lily became so interested that she
borrowed it without asking John or
me.
Week 19
Day 3
• 5. Stowe was religious woman, an
episcopalian and she felt impeled
to expose slavery in Uncle Tom’s
Cabin
• 6. The book criticizes slavery but
it paints a picture of american life,
to, in both the south and the
midwest.
Week 19
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Stowe was a religious woman,
an Episcopalian, and she felt
impelled to expose slavery in
Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
• 6. The book criticizes slavery, but
it paints a picture of American life,
too, in both the South and the
Midwest.
Week 19
Day 4
• 7. “Did you know Sarah that two
slave owners in that novel, Shelby
and St. Clare, are kind men whom
eventually oppose slavery”? Asked
Mel.
• 8. “The name Simon Legree on the
other hand carries echos of cruelty,
he beated the slaves, he added.
Week 19
Day 4
Correct
• 7. “Did you know, Sarah, that two slave
owners in that novel, Shelby and St.
Clare, are kind men who eventually
oppose slavery?” asked Mel.
• 8. “The name Simon Legree, on the
other hand, carries echoes of cruelty;
he beat the slaves, he added.
Week 19
Day 5
• 9. The more famous occurrence in
the novel is Eliza and her baby’s
escape from slave catchers, they
fleed across the frozen ohio river.
• 10. Whom wouldn’t cheer when
Eliza and her baby reach canada
safely? I did”! Remark John.
Week 19
Day 5
Correct
• 9. The most famous occurrence in
the novel is Eliza and her baby’s
escape from slave catchers; they
fled across the frozen Ohio River.
• 10. “Who wouldn’t cheer when
Eliza and her baby reach Canada
safely? I did!” remarked John.
Week 20
Day 1
• 1. Alfred Einsenstaedt once said that
photojournalism is the art of capturing
the “storytelling moment;” it’s power
lays in each pictures ability to be
compeling.
• 2. “A series of photos is called a photo
essay just look at these here picutres
from appalachia during the depression”
said Ira.
Week 20
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Alfred Einsenstaedt once said that
photojournalism is the art of capturing
the “storytelling moment”; its power lies
in each picture’s ability to be compelling.
• 2. “A series of photos is called a photo
essay. Just look at these pictures from
Appalachia during the Depression,” said
Ira.
Week 20 Day 2
• 3. Theo and me founded out that
nineteenth-century newspapers
didn’t print photographs, they use
drawings made from photos.
• 4. Matthew Bradys civil war
photographs for example were
editted and converted into
woodcuts.
Week 20 Day 2
Correct
• 3. Theo and I found out that
nineteenth-century newspapers
didn’t print photographs; they used
drawings made from photos.
• 4. Matthew Brady’s Civil War
photographs, for example, were
edited and converted into
woodcuts.
Week 20 Day 3
• 5. Mr. Lind told we girls that Joseph
Pulitzer the infamous publisher never
defered to tact. he published
illustrations similar to todays tabloid
photos.
• 6. Mr. Lind would sure like this here
book on journalism. Why don’t us
girls show it to Ms. Hart and he?
Week 20 Day 3
Correct
• 5. Mr. Lind told us girls that Joseph
Pulitzer, the infamous publisher, never
deferred to tact. He published
illustrations similar to today's tabloid
photos.
• 6. Mr. Lind would surely like this book
on journalism. Why don’t we girls
show it to Ms. Hart and him?
Week 20 Day 4
• 7. Margaret Bourke-White one of the
great woman of this century became a
photographer for the U.S. army air
force.
• 8. She photographed the german
invasion of moscow, american bombing
missions, and the last days of the third
reich.
Week 20 Day 4
Correct
• 7. Margaret Bourke-White, one of the
great women of this century, became a
photographer for the U.S. Army Air
Force.
• 8. She photographed the German
invasion of Moscow, American
bombing missions, and the last days of
the Third Reich.
Week 20 Day 5
• 9. “Bourke-White, who’s work inspired
Liz and I, supported herself in college
by selling photographs said Elena.
• 10. “The newspaper payed me forty
eight dollars for a photo of a flockof
goose I took at exactly 342 p.m. last
Tuesday,” Liz said.
Week 20 Day 5
Correct
• 9. “Bourke-White, whose work inspired
Liz and me, supported herself in college by
selling photographs,” said Elena.
• 10. “The newspaper paid me forty-eight
dollars for a photo of a flock of geese I
took at exactly 3:42 P.M. last Tuesday,” Liz
said.
Week 21
Day 1
• 1. What is this craze, this sci-fi rage.
to answer I must act the sage
and read whats on the printed page.
• 2. Through past and future it can range
or it’s own present it can change.
I guess its just a craze for strange
Week 21
Day 1
Correct
• 1. What is this craze, this sci-fi rage?
To answer I must act the sage
And read what’s on the printed page.
• 2. Through past and future it can range,
Or its own present it can change.
I guess it’s just a craze for strange
Week 21
Day 2
• 3. Some science fiction themes was
introduced early, mad scientists wild monsters
and dangerous aliens.
• 4. Do you remember Frankenstein, by Mary
Shelley, The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne,
and The War of the Worlds, by h.g. Wells
Week 21
Day 2
• 3. Some science fiction themes was
introduced early: mad scientists, wild
monsters, and dangerous aliens.
• 4. Do you remember Frankenstein, by Mary
Shelley; The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne;
and The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells
Week 21
Day 3
• 5. Nell and I are studying ecology, we even
went to a future scientist of America
conferrence in tampa.
• 6. The sponsors gived us batchs of reference
material on overpopulation global warming
and pollution.
Week 21
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Nell and I are studying ecology. We even
went to a Future Scientist of America
conference in Tampa.
• 6. The sponsors gave us batches of reference
material on overpopulation, global warming,
and pollution.
Week 21
Day 4
• 7. Last year I call that book about robots my
favorite but this one about a alien culture is
more better written.
• 8. My two brothers’ preferrence on the other
hand is for stories of time travel, among them,
they’ve read a hundred stories.
Week 21
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Last year I called that book about robots my
favorite, but this one about an alien culture is
better written.
• 8. My two brothers’ preference, on the other
hand, is for stories of time travel; between
them, they’ve read a hundred stories.
Week 21
Day 5
• 9. Paula my cousin in Canton Ohio loves
“cyberpunk;” that’s science fiction about
advanced uses of computers.
• 10. She speaks to me and Stu regular in e-mail
messages she prefers computers to time travel
because their most realistic.
Week 21
Day 5
• 9. Paula, my cousin in Canton, Ohio, loves
“cyberpunk”; that’s science fiction about
advanced uses of computers.
• 10. She speaks to Stu and me regular in e-mail
messages. She prefers computers to time
travel because they’re more realistic.
Week 22 Day 1
• 1. Everyone has heard of the
ancient greek heroes Ulysses Jason
and Aeneas however, I been reading
stories about heroines.
• 2. Here for example is Antigone,
who’s bravery is a model for anyone
whom is challengeing the misuse of
power.
Week 22 Day 1
Correct
• 1. Everyone has heard of the
ancient Greek heroes Ulysses, Jason,
and Aeneas; however, I have been
reading stories about heroines.
• 2. Here, for example, is Antigone,
whose bravery is a model for anyone
who is challenging the misuse of
power.
Week 22 Day
• 3. In a spirit of vengance Creon the
ruler of thebes orders that no one
may bury his rebel nephew
Polyneices.
• 4. Obeying a more higher law
Antigone defies creons order buries
her brother and accepts her own
death bravely.
Week 22 Day 2
Correct
• 3. In a spirit of vengeance, Creon, the
ruler of Thebes, orders that no one
may bury his rebel nephew
Polyneices.
• 4. Obeying a higher law, Antigone
defies Creon’s order, buries her
brother, and accepts her own death
bravely.
Week 22 Day 3
• 5. The noticable similarities in
stories from different cultures
amazing to Noriko and I
• 6. Ancient greeks and polynesians
both haved stories of heroes whom
defied the gods to help human
beings.
Week 22 Day 3
Correct
• 5. The noticeable similarities in
stories from different cultures are
amazing to Noriko and me.
• 6. Ancient Greeks and Polynesians
both had stories of heroes who
defied the gods to help human
beings.
Week 22 Day 4
• 7. The polynesians use to honor
Maui a hero who became a god,
he stoled fire from the
underworld and give it to people.
• 8. Don’t Prometheus do the same
thing in a greek myth.
Week 22 Day 4
Correct
• 7. The Polynesians uses to honor
Maui, a hero who became a god;
he stole fire from the underworld
and give it to people.
• 8. Doesn’t Prometheus do the
same thing in a Greek myth?
Week 22 Day 5
• 9. Beowulf an early english hero
defeats the monster Grendel and
beheads Grendels mother and he.
• 10. The significanse of that story is
obvious and the historical
information provide a glimpse of
life in the middle ages.
Week 22 Day 5
Correct
• 9. Beowulf, an early English hero,
defeats the monster Grendel and
beheads Grendel’s mother and him.
• 10. The significance, of that story is
obvious, and the historical
information provides a glimpse of life
in the Middle Ages.
Week 23
Day 1
• 1. “The Thousand and One Nights,
which is also called The Arabian
Nights, is a collection of stories from
the east” said Wayne.
• 2. Tina added “Wayne and me read
some of sir Richard F Burtons
translations of the stories.
Week 23
Day 1
Correct
• 1. “The Thousand and One Nights,
which is also called The Arabian
Nights, is a collection of stories from
the East,” said Wayne.
• 2. Tina added, “Wayne and I read
some of Sir Richard F. Burton’s
translations of the stories.”
Week 23
Day 2
• 3. Among the most unlikeliest heroes
Aladdin stands out, he begun as a poor
boy and ended up married to a sultans
daughter.
• 4. A evil magician transports Aladdins
palace to africa but Aladdin returns the
palace to china.
Week 23
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Among the most unlikely heroes,
Aladdin stands out; he began as a poor
boy and ended up married to a sultan’s
daughter.
• 4. An evil magician transports
Aladdin's palace to Africa, but Aladdin
returns the palace to China.
Week 23
Day 3
• 5. Another unlikely hero is ali baba a
poor woodcutter who learns the
comand that opens a thieves hideaway.
• 6. He is incredibly lucky but Morgiana
his slave is a true heroine she saves him
several times.
Week 23
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Another unlikely hero is Ali Baba, a
poor woodcutter, who learns the
command that opens a thief’s
hideaway.
• 6. He is incredibly lucky, but Morgiana,
his slave, is a true heroine. She saves
him several times.
Week 23
Day 4
• 7. Sinbad an arabian merchant
told his story to a porter who had
conplained of being poor.
• 8. Sinbad recounted how he
waste his fortune but regained it
with a combination of luck and
hard work
Week 23
Day 4
• 7. Sinbad, an Arabian merchant,
told his story to a porter who had
complained of being poor.
• 8. Sinbad recounted how he
wasted his fortune but regained it
with a combination of luck and
hard work.
Week 23 Day 5
• 9. In another story from The Arabian Nights
princess Periesade colects three marvelous
objects and rescues her two brother.
• 10. When a magic bird reveals the truth of
their birth to the sultan and they, the sultan
connfesses how foolish hes been.
Week 23 Day 5 Correct
• 9. In another story from The Arabian Nights,
Princess Periesade collects three marvelous
objects and rescues her two brothers.
• 10. When a magic bird reveals the truth of
their birth to the sultan and them, the sultan
confesses how foolish he's been.
Week 24
Day 1
• 1. Frederick Douglass was born a
slave in Tuckahoe Maryland he died
an inportant man on February 20
1895.
• 2. He named Frederick Bailey. After
escaping from slavery in 1838 he
took the name Douglass to avoid the
clutchs of slave catchers.
Week 24
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Frederick Douglass was born a
slave in Tuckahoe, Maryland; he died
an important man on February 20,
1895.
• 2. He was named Frederick Bailey.
After escaping from slavery in 1838,
he took the name Douglass to avoid
the clutches of slave catchers.
Week 24
Day 2
• 3. If their is anyone who don’t
value education they should listen
to Douglass.
• 4. He said that people without an
education are “a pitiable object;”
having an education by contrast
gains them “light and liberty.”
Week 24
Day 2
Correct
• 3. If there is anyone who doesn’t
value education, he or she should
listen to Douglass.
• 4. He said that people without an
education are “a pitiable object” ;
having an education, by contrast,
gains them “light and liberty.”
Week 24
Day 3
• 5. as a child in baltimore Douglass
asked his master’s wife to learn him
to read and the inntelligent boy
picked up words quick.
• 6. His master however was furious
and he ordered that Douglass never
have no more lessons.
Week 24
Day 3
Correct
• 5. As a child in Baltimore, Douglass
asked his master’s wife to teach him
to read, and the intelligent boy
picked up words quickly.
• 6. His master, however, was furious,
and he ordered that Douglass never
have any more lessons.
Week 24
Day 4
7. Douglass was serious about learning
to read, he bribed coaxed and tricked
white boys into helping him.
8. He also learned from other sources.
Free blacks a white methodist minister
and newspaper articles by abolitionists.
Week 24
Day 4
Correct
7. Douglass was serious about learning
to read; he bribed, coaxed, and tricked
white boys into helping him.
8. He also learned from other sources:
free blacks, a white Methodist minister,
and newspaper articles by abolitionists.
Week 24
Day 5
• 9. One of Douglass’s first purchases
were some speechs that
schoolchildren used to inprove there
oratory.
• 10. Two selections in the book was
innspiring, a speech on freedom by an
irish writer and a dialogue on the
immorality of slavery.
Week 24
Day 5
• 9. One of Douglass’s first purchases
was some speeches that
schoolchildren used to improve their
oratory.
• 10. Two selections in the book were
inspiring: a speech on freedom by an
Irish writer and a dialogue on the
immorality of slavery.
Week 25
Day 1
• 1. Yesterday I finish the
autobiography of Helen Keller, who
was blind deaf and mute.
• 2. Because Helen couldnt
communicate well shed refuse to
subbmit to her parents wishes.
Week 25
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Yesterday I finished the
autobiography of Helen Keller, who
was blind, deaf, and mute.
• 2. Because Helen couldn't
communicate well, she’d refuse to
submit to her parents’ wishes.
Week 25
Day 2
• 3. A teacher Anne Sullivan arrived
when Helen was six, within a month,
she teached Helen that everything
had a name.
• 4. Aren’t everybody familiar with
that there scene from the movie
when Miss Sullivan summerged
Helens hand in water.
Week 25
Day 2
Correct
• 3. A teacher, Anne Sullivan, arrived
when Helen was six. Within a
month, she taught Helen that
everything had a name.
• 4. Isn’t everybody familiar with that
scene from the movie when Miss
Sullivan submerged Helen’s hand in
water?
Week 25
Day 3
• 5. A system of tracing letters in the
hand, Anne Sullivan show Helen
how to use the manual alphabet.
• 6. She also taught Helen to read
Braille a system of raised dots,
eventually, Helen learned French
German and Latin.
Week 25
Day 3
• 5. Anne Sullivan showed Helen how to
use the manual alphabet, a system of
tracing letters in the hand.
• 6. She also taught Helen to read
Braille, a system of raised dots.
Eventually, Helen learned French,
German, and Latin.
Week 25
Day 4
• 7. Anne Sullivan subbsequently
helped Helen Keller through radcliffe
college but Helen took her final exams
alone and graduates with honors.
• 8. Her and Helen lived together for
many years. You ever known a loyaler
teacher.
Week 25
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Anne Sullivan subsequently helped
Helen Keller through Radcliffe College,
but Helen took her final exams alone
and graduated with honors.
• 8. She and Helen lived together for
many years. Have you ever known a
more loyal teacher?
Week 25
Day 5
• 9. As an adult, Keller worked to
help the handicapped, so she
gived lectures lobbied congress
and wrote books.
• 10. She also did sustantial work
with servicemans who were
blinded during world war II.
Week 25
Day 5
Correct
• 9. As an adult, Keller worked to
help the handicapped, so she
gave lectures, lobbied Congress,
and wrote books.
• 10. She also did substantial work
with servicemen who were
blinded during World War II.
Week 26
Day 1
• 1. When Tim and me started to
study spanish this year we became
interested in writers of hispanic
descent.
• 2. We have began to read stories by
Gary Soto and Sandra Cisneros but
we cant choose a favorite among
those two.
Week 26
Day 1
Correct
• 1. When Tim and I started to study
Spanish this year, we became
interested in writers of Hispanic
descent.
• 2. We have begun to read stories by
Gary Soto and Sandra Cisneros, but
we can’t choose a favorite between
those two.
Week 26
Day 2
• 3. The library has ackwired these
three volume of Sotos poetry The
Tale of Sunlight Black Hair and
Where Sparrows Work Hard.
• 4. I have rekwested the first volume,
which includes poems about his
childhood in Californias san joaquin
valley.
Week 26
Day 2
Correct
• 3. The library has acquired these
three volumes of Soto’s poetry: The
Tale of Sunlight, Black Hair, and
Where Sparrows Work Hard.
• 4. I have requested the first volume,
which includes poems about his
childhood in California’s San Joaquin
Valley.
(these are books of poems)
Week 26
Day 3
• 5. Because my sister bethany loves
being losed in a fat novel she don’t
read many short stories.
• 6. She has fell in love however with
Gary Soto’s collection of stories,
Baseball in april and other stories.
Week 26
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Because my sister Bethany loves
being lost in a fat novel, she doesn’t
read many short stories.
• 6. She has fallen in love, however,
with Gary Soto’s collection of stories,
Baseball in April and Other Stories.
Week 26
Day 4
• 7. Aren’t Sandra Cisneros the author
of that seqence of stories called The
House on Mango Street.
• 8. I did’nt think I’d be to thrilled but
I loved those stories about her
friends childhood family and
neighbors.
Week 26
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Isn’t Sandra Cisneros the author
of that sequence of stories called The
House on Mango Street?
• 8. I didn't think I’d be too thrilled,
but I loved those stories about her
friends, childhood, family, and
neighbors.
Week 26
Day 5
• 9. Neither Soto nor Cisneros hesitate
to use spanish words in stories, both
Tim and I enjoy the opportunity to
learn new words.
• 10. We have all came to the same
conclusion, the work of both writers
delight and enrich us.
Week 26
Day 5
Correct
• 9. Neither Soto nor Cisneros
hesitates to use Spanish words in
stories; both Tim and I enjoy the
opportunity to learn new words.
• 10. We have all come to the same
conclusion; the work of both writers
delights and enriches us.
Week 27
Day 1
• 1. In the second half of the
twentieth century a new category
of fiction young adult books were
created.
• 2. Of course books written for
young peoples exist before then
but the label did’nt.
Week 27
Day 1
Correct
• 1. In the second half of the
twentieth century, a new
category of fiction, young adult
books, was created.
• 2. Of course, books written for
young people existed before
then, but the label didn’t.
Week 27
Day 2
• 3. Ursula Le guin, who adults
associate with science fiction, has
written young adult fantasies about
the world of earthsea.
• 4. Earthsea is most familiar to some
teens than europe is. A map of it’s
islands are in each novel.
Week 27
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Ursula Le Guin, whom adults
associate with science fiction, has
written young adult fantasies
about the world of Earthsea.
• 4. Earthsea is more familiar to
some teens than Europe is. A map
of its islands is in each novel.
Week 27
Day 3
• 5. Le Guins A Wizard of Earthsea
emfasizes that power demands
responsibility but it’s message are
woven into a great story.
• 6. If you looking for a good book
try this story of a wizard whom
absorbs that filosophy as he
studies magic.
Week 27
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea
emphasizes that power demands
responsibility, but its message is
woven into a great story.
• 6. If you are looking for a good
book, try this story of a wizard who
absorbs that philosophy as he
studies magic.
Week 27
Day 4
• 7. Jake chosed A Wizard of Earthsea as
his favorite book, he says hes read it five
times and planning to read it again.
• 8. Jake also yearns to learn the language
of hardic, to attend roke school, and to
sail around the region named the east
reach.
Week 27
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Jake chose A Wizard of Earthsea
as his favorite book. He says he’s
read it five times and is planning to
read it again.
• 8. Jake also yearns to learn the
language of Hardic, to attend Roke
School, and to sail around the
region named The East Reach.
Week 27
Day 5
• 9. I been reading A Wizard of
Earthsea but Im only up to
Chapter 6 Hunted.
• 10. When I finish, I plan to
announce my feat triumfantly to
Olga. She cant set still long
enough to read a poem!
Week 27
Day 5
Correct
• 9. I’ve been reading A Wizard of
Earthsea, but I’m only up to
Chapter 6 “Hunted.”
• 10. When I finish, I plan to
announce my feat triumphantly
to Olga. She can’t sit still long
enough to read a poem!
Week 28
Day 1
• 1. Both Maxine Hong Kingston
and Laurence Yep was born in
california but both use their
chinese heritage in they’re writing.
• 2. Both for example has written
about the ruff lives of the chinese
who build the railroads in the
west.
Week 28
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Both Maxine Hong Kingston
and Laurence Yep were born in
California, but both use their
Chinese heritage in their writing.
• 2. Both, for example, have
written about the rough lives of
the Chinese who built the
railroads in the West.
Week 28
Day 2
• 3. Kingston and Yep conscious
blend myth history and
autobiography in they’re books.
• 4. Both also explores the
conflict among the values of the
east and those of the west.
Week 28
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Kingston and Yep consciously
blend myth, history, and
autobiography in their books.
• 4. Both also explore the conflict
between the values of the East
and those of the West.
Week 28
Day 3
• 5. Marta and me begun by
reading Yeps books for childs.
• 6. Then i graduate to his books
for young adults and continued
with Kingstons The Woman
Warrior, with it’s universal
appeal.
Week 28
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Marta and I began by reading
Yep’s books for children.
• 6. Then I graduated to his books
for young adults and continued
with Kingston’s The Woman
Warrior, with its universal
appeal.
Week 28
Day 4
• 7. In addition to ethnic stories
Laurence Yep also writes true great
science fiction, such as his novel
Sweetwater.
• 8. Dr Yeps book enchanted marta
and I. It had tuff Earth colonists
underwater Silkies and native
Argans.
Week 28
Day 4
Correct
• 7. In addition to ethnic stories,
Laurence Yep also writes truly great
science fiction, such as his novel
Sweetwater.
• 8. Dr. Yep’s book enchanted Marta
and me. It had tough Earth
colonists, underwater Silkies, and
native Argans.
Week 28
Day 5
• 9. Is The Woman Warrior a novel or
an autobiography. Whatever it is it
rises interesting questions.
• 10. Author Maxine Hong Kingston,
who’s storytelling is superb, evokes
lafter tears joy and despair.
Week 28
Day 5
Correct
• 9. Is The Woman Warrior a novel
or an autobiography? Whatever it
is, it raises interesting questions.
• 10. Author Maxine Hong Kingston,
whose storytelling is superb,
evokes laughter, tears, joy, and
despair.
Week 29
Day 1
• 1. Louisa M Alcott lived most of
her life in concord and Boston, she
died in Boston on March 6 1888 at
age fifty five.
• 2. Alcott wrote several books
unonymously but her first success
were Hospital Sketches, based on
her nursing experiences during the
civil war.
Week 29
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Louisa M. Alcott lived most of
her life in Concord and Boston.
She died in Boston on March 6,
1888, at age fifty-five.
• 2. Alcott wrote several books
anonymously, but her first success
was Hospital Sketches, based on
her nursing experiences during
the Civil War.
Week 29
Day 2
• 3. Alcott never married and from
a young age she supported her
family by teaching writing and
doing menial jobs.
• 4. Although her and her family
truly loved each other I wonder if
she was ever happy?
Week 29
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Alcott never married, and
from a young age she supported
her family by teaching, writing,
and doing menial jobs.
• 4. Although she and her family
truly loved each other, I wonder if
she was ever happy.
Week 29
Day 3
• 5. Alcotts Father was an
educator for who literature for
young people seem important.
• 6. Louisas books fitted his
purpose, though her later ones
aren’t to interesting to modern
reader.
Week 29
Day 3
Correct
• 5. Alcott’s father was an educator
for whom literature for young
people seemed important.
• 6. Louisa’s books fit his purpose,
though her later ones aren’t too
interesting to modern readers.
Week 29
Day 4
• 7. “Little Women in some ways
re-creates the Alcotts own family
life said ms. Harris.”
• 8. She added “this article
compares annecdotes from the
novel with things Alcott’s sisters
and her really did.
Week 29
Day 4
Correct
• 7. “Little Women in some ways
re-creates the Alcotts’ own family
life,” said Ms. Harris.
• 8. She added, “This article
compares anecdotes from the
novel with things Alcott’s sisters
and she really did.”
Week 29
Day 5
• 9. Because Trish and me love
Louisa May Alcott’s books we
started the Jo March book club here
at school.
• 10. We are extreme synpathetic to
Jos early writing efforts because we
wants to be writers to.
Week 29
Day 5
Correct
• 9. Because Trish and I love Louisa
May Alcott’s books, we started the
Jo March Book Club here at school.
• 10. We are extremely sympathetic
to Jo’s early writing efforts because
we want to be writers too.
Week 30
Day 1
• 1. I just read A Tree grows in
Brooklyn the book my Sister got for
Christmas. It was setting on my
desk!
• 2. The protagunist Francie Nolan
inspires empaty. She is a girl whom
is trying to find herself.
Week 30
Day 1
Correct
• 1. I just read A Tree Grows in
Brooklyn, the book my sister got for
Christmas. It was setting on my
desk!
• 2. The protagonist, Francie Nolan,
inspires empathy. She is a girl who
is trying to find herself.
Week 30
Day 2
• 3. Although author betty smith
growed up in poverty she said she
didn’t have no axs to grind in A
Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
• 4. nevertheless, her realistic
teknique showed Liska and I what
life were like in an urban slum.
Week 30
Day 2
Correct
• 3. Although author Betty Smith
grew up in poverty, she said she
had no axes to grind in A Tree
Grows in Brooklyn.
• 4. Nevertheless, her realistic
technique showed Liska and me
what life was like in an urban slum.
Week 30
Day 3
• 5. When Liska and me read A Tree
Grows in Brooklyn we were in
aguny, wondering how a family
could survive on so little money?
• 6. One of the familys tricks were
to save coins. In a can nailed to
the closet floor.
Week 30
Day 3
Correct
• 5. When Liska and I read A Tree
Grows in Brooklyn, we were in
agony, wondering how a family
could survive on so little money.
• 6. One of the family’s tricks was to
save coins in a can nailed to the
closet floor.
Week 30
Day 4
• 7. Don’t Francie Nolan the main
character of A Tree Grows in
Brooklyn inherit her strength and
love of beauty from her parents.
• 8. Francies Mother is the daughter
of german immigrants, and her
Father’s people are of irish descent.
Week 30
Day 4
Correct
• 7. Doesn’t Francie Nolan, the main
character of A Tree Grows in
Brooklyn, inherit her strength and
love of beauty from her parents?
• 8. Francie’s mother is the daughter
of German immigrants, and her
father’s people are of Irish descent.
Week 30 Day 5
• 9. Smiths novel stresses the
following important values, love
hard work education and decency.
• 10. Francie’s determination to read
every book in the library impressed
Liska and I, but she made us feel like
patethic lazyboneses.
Week 30 Day 5
Correct
• 9. Smith’s novel stresses the
following important values: love,
hard work, education, and decency.
• 10. Francie’s determination to read
every book in the library impressed
Liska and me, but she made us feel
like pathetic lazybones.
Week 31
Day 1
• 1. Maybe Paul Bunyan was a
physical strong french canadian
logger or maybe he was an
advertising gimmick.
• 2. Did you know in 1914 that W B
Laughead wrote a Bunyan story for
the Red River lumber company.
Week 31
Day 1
Correct
• 1. Maybe Paul Bunyan was a
physically strong French Canadian
logger, or maybe he was an
advertising gimmick.
• 2. Did you know the W.B.
Laughead wrote a Bunyan story in
1914 for the Red River Lumber
Company?
Week 31
Day 2
• 3. The popular Paul Bunyan
advertising brochure were reissued
many times but there’s no records
of how good it helped the
companys sales.
• 4. However there’s no doubt that
Paul Bunyan stars in every
collection of american
phenomenons.
Week 31
Day 2
Correct
• 3. The popular Paul Bunyan
advertising brochure were reissued
many times, but there are no records
of how well it helped the company’s
sales.
• 4. However, there’s no doubt that
Paul Bunyan stars in every
collection of American
phenomenons.
Week 31
Day 3
5. Bunyans adventures meet the
criterias for tall tales, the drag of his
pick, for example, created the grand
canyon.
6. Another example is the story of the
camp cook, who’s griddle was
greased by seven boys skating over
it with hams tied to they’re foots.
Week 31
Day 3
Correct
5. Bunyan’s adventures meet the
criteria for tall tales; the drag of
his pick, for example, created the
Grand Canyon.
6. Another example is the story of
the camp cook, whose griddle
was greased by seven boys skating
over it with hams tied to their
feet.
Week 31
Day 4
7. If a logging road was crooked
Bunyan’s blue ox babe, the strongest
of all oxes, would pull it straight.
8. Babe also drunk up all the water in a
river, leaving the logs laying in it’s
dry bed.
Week 31
Day 4
Correct
7. If a logging road was crooked,
Bunyan’s blue ox Babe, the
strongest of all oxen, would pull
it straight.
8. Babe also drank up all the water
in a river, leaving the logs lying
in its dry bed.
Week 31 Day 5
• 9. Tony Beaver was Pennsylvanias
greatest logger, what would happen to
him if him and Paul Bunyan got
together.
• 10. Well in one story, the two heros
meeted and discovered they were the
same fellow with different names and
they bursted out laughing.
Week 31 Day 5
Correct
• 9. Tony Beaver was Pennsylvania’s
greatest logger. What would happen
if he and Paul Bunyan got together?
• 10. Well, in one story, the two
heroes met and discovered they
were the same fellow with different
names, and they burst out laughing.
Week 32
Day 1
• 1. Us students think that even in
1000 b.c., people was setting
around telling ghost stories.
• 2. The stories are often about
strange egsperiences that people
cant esplain, ghosts provide a
answer.
Week 32
Day 1
Correct
• 1. We students think that even in
1000 B.C., people were sitting
around telling ghost stories.
• 2. The stories are often about
strange experiences that people
can’t explain; ghosts provide an
answer.
Week 32
Day 2
3. Ghosts don’t have no place in real life
but their stories offer us endless thrills
chills and shivers.
4. Although ghosts are associated with
folklore they also appear in literature,
a ghost is one of the characters in
William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.
Week 32
Day 2
Correct
3. Ghosts have no place in real life,
but their stories offer us endless
thrills, chills, and shivers.
4. Although ghosts are associated
with folklore, they also appear in
literature. A ghost is one of the
characters in William
Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.
Week 32 Day 3
• 5. This book we has just read
Thirteen ghostly yarns features
ghost stories by famous authors.
• 6. Im not eggsagerating to much
when I say they given we readers
enormous pleasure.
Week 32 Day 3
Correct
• 5. This book we have just read,
Thirteen Ghostly Yarns, features
ghost stories by famous authors.
• 6. I’m not exaggerating too much
when I say they have given us
readers enormous pleasure.
Week 32 Day 4
• 7. Everyone enjoying them ghost
stories. Were all familiar with
Dickens’s ghosts but Poe’s ghost
is new to us.
• 8. It’s a funny story about a ghost
who ruins the ezact time of the
town clock the pride of a dutch
town.
Week 32 Day 4
Correct
• 7. Everyone is enjoying those ghost
stories. We’re all familiar with
Dickens’s ghosts, but Poe’s ghost is
new to us.
• 8. It’s a funny story about a ghost
who ruins the exact time of the
town clock, the pride of a Dutch
town.
Week 32 Day 5
• 9. A Ghost Story, by mark twain,
begins with monstrous footsteps
clanking chains and dripping blood;
but the story ends humorously.
• 10. That there phantom is the
egsausted ghost of the Cardiff Giant
the petrified man whose body was
laying in a museum.
Week 32 Day 5
Correct
• 9. “A Ghost Story,” by Mark Twain,
begins with monstrous footsteps,
clanking chains, and dripping blood; but
the story ends humorously.
• 10. That phantom is the exhausted
ghost of the Cardiff Giant, the petrified
man whose body was lying in a
museum.
Week 33 Day 1
1. “My parents have boughten me a
collection of Aesop’s fables, do they
think I’m still a child”? grumbled Tim.
2. “Well, answered Jen, Carlos and me
still enjoy fables, we’ve colaborated on
two stories based on them.”
Week 33 Day 1
Correct
• 1. “My parents have bought me a
collection of Aesop’s fables. Do they
think I’m still a child?” grumbled Tim.
2. “Well,” answered Jen, “Carlos and
I still enjoy fables. We’ve
collaborated on two stories based on
them.”
Week 33 Day 2
3. Fables, short tales with animals
as characters have been discovered
in egyptian papyri from 1500 b.c.
4. They are among the easier ways
of all to coment on human virtue
vice wisdom and folly.
Week 33 Day 2
Correct
• 3. Fables, short tales with animals
as characters, have been discovered
in Egyptian papyri from 1500 B.C.
• 4. They are among the easiest ways
of all to comment on human virtue,
vice, wisdom, and folly.
Week 33 Day 3
• 5. Ancient indian fables ilustrate the
principles of buddhism, and the
japanese included them in official
histories of they’re country.
• 6. Many japanese fables acentuate
how the most biggest animal can be
outwitted by the most smallest, most
cleverest creature of all.
Week 33 Day 3
Correct
• 5. Ancient Indian fables illustrate the
principles of Buddhism, and the
Japanese included them in official
histories of their country.
• 6. Many Japanese fables accentuate
how the biggest animal can be
outwitted by the smallest, most
clever creature of all.
Week 33 Day 4
• 7. “After we divided the fables
between all of us students each
pair brung props to class and give
a skit, said Carlos.
• 8. “Our skit went pretty good,”
said Jen but yours was the more
effective of all.
Week 33 Day 4
Correct
• 7. “After we divided the fables
between all of us students, each pair
brought props to class and gave a
skit,” said Carlos.
• 8. “Our skit went pretty well,” said
Jen, “but yours was the most
effective of all.”
Week 33 Day 5
• 9. I’m glad I read them fables again,
because I did my understanding of
they’re worth has raised.
• 10. For example Willy and me know
now that the expression “sour
grapes” comes from a fable, we
never knowed that before.
Week 33 Day 5
Correct
• 9. I’m glad I read those fables again;
because I did, my understanding of
their worth has risen.
• 10. For example, Willy and I know
now that the expression “sour
grapes” comes from a fable. We
never knew that before.
Week 34 Day 1
• 1. My Father my sister and I
followed the old cattle routs on
our vacation out west last june.
• 2. Us tourists picked up this here
collection of cowboy stories as a
sooveneer, the editors chose the
selections good.
Week 34 Day 1
Correct
• 1. My father, my sister, and I followed
the old cattle routes on our vacation
out west last June.
• 2. We tourists picked up this
collection of cowboy stories as a
souvenir. The editors chose the
selections well.
Week 34 Day 2
• 3. Dime novels romanticizing the
cowboy appeared in the 1860s but
those books never never did have no
presteege until 1902
• 4. Thats when Owen Wister wrote
The Virginian the story of a
admirable brave and handsome
cowboy.
Week 34 Day 2
Correct
• 3. Dime novels romanticizing the
cowboy appeared in the 1860s, but
those books never had any prestige
until 1902.
• 4. That’s when Owen Wister wrote The
Virginian, the story of an admirable,
brave, and handsome cowboy.
Week 34 Day 3
• 5. Many of the characters
statements has become clichays.
“When you call me that, smile”
was first said in The Virginian.
• 6. I wonder if the characters of a
cowardly villain and the pretty
teacher comed from that book
too?
Week 34 Day 3
Correct
• 5. Many of the characters’
statements have become clichѐs.
“When you call me that, smile” was
first said in The Virginian.
• 6. I wonder if the characters of the
cowardly villain and the pretty
teacher came from that book too.
Week 34 Day 4
• 7. Them paintings of cowboys on the
job makes a powerful strong
statement about the cattle drives.
• 8. The following artists told the
cowboys stories on canvas, Frederic
Remington Edward Borein Charles
Russell and WHD Koerner.
Week 34 Day 4 Correct
• 7. Those paintings of cowboys on the
job make a powerfully strong
statement about the cattle drives.
• 8. The following artists told the
cowboys’ stories on canvas: Frederic
Remington, Edward Borein, Charles
Russell, and W.H.D. Koerner.
Week 34 Day 5
• 9. Many of the tales of the west
comes from the cowboys themselves
without stories and songs, the nights
are terrible and lonely.
• 10. An old saying among cowboys
claim that there isn’t no horse that
cant be rode, nor a man that cant be
throwed.
Week 34 Day 5 Correct
• 9. Many of the tales of the West come
from the cowboys themselves; without
stories and songs, the nights are terribly
lonely.
• 10. An old saying among cowboys
claims that there isn’t a horse that can’t
be ridden, nor a man that can’t be
thrown.
Week 35 Day 1
• 1. “Neither us students nor our
teacher know much about the
legend of tribes here in the northeast
but we plan to learn,” said Kris.
• 2. Nell added “one plan are to invite
some algonquins who we know to
tell us stories of the hero, Glooscap.”
Week 35 Day 1 Correct
• 1. “Neither we students nor our teacher
knows much about the legends of tribes
here in the Northeast, but we plan to
learn,” said Kris.
• 2. Nell added, “One plan is to invite
some Algonquins whom we know to tell
us stories of the hero, Glooscap.”
Week 35 Day 2
• 3. Although many Native American
folk tales have been published there
is no gooder way to experience it
than to hear it.
• 4. Storytelling is still important of
course in sweat lodges at powwows
and during ceremonial dances.
Week 35 Day 2 Correct
• 3. Although many Native American folk
tales have been published, there is no
better way to experience them than to
hear them.
• 4. Storytelling is still important, of
course, in sweat lodges, at powwows,
and during ceremonial dances.
Week 35 Day 3
• 5. Many tribes i believe tell stories of
young people whom go on quests to
find they’re guardian spirits.
• 6. Some of them has disasterous
experiences but most succeed
triumphant.
Week 35 Day 3 Correct
• 5. Many tribes, I believe, tell
stories of young people who go
on quests to find their guardian
spirits.
• 6. Some of them have disastrous
experiences, but most succeed
triumphantly.
Week 35 Day 4
• 7. In lakota legend, a messenger of
the Creator gave peoples the
medicine pipe and learned them
sevral sacred ceremonies.
• 8. She turned into four buffalo calves
before disappearing: first a black
one, second a yellow one, third a red
one, and fourth a white one.
Week 35 Day 4 Correct
• 7. In Lakota legend, a messenger of the
Creator gave people the medicine pipe
and taught them several sacred
ceremonies.
• 8. She turned into four buffalo calves
before disappearing: first, a black one;
second, a yellow one; third, a red one;
and fourth, a white one.
Week 35 Day 5
• 9. “Mr Sandrunner aren’t Coyote a
frequent character in native
american folklore” asked Nell?
• 10. “Yes sometimes he is the
mischievious trickster and
sometimes he is quite a hero”
answered mr. Sandrunner.
Week 35 Day 5 Correct
• 9. “Mr. Sandrunner, isn’t Coyote a
frequent character in Native
American folklore?” asked Nell.
• 10. “Yes, sometimes he is the
mischievous trickster, and sometimes
he is quite a hero,” answered Mr.
Sandrunner.
Week 36 Day 1
• 1. Tipically folk tales are
transmited orally or written
unonymously. So how are they
colected.
• 2. Some are akwired direct from
exsperts, others are conpiled
from old referrence works.
Week 36 Day 1 Correct
• 1. Typically, folk tales are
transmitted orally or written
anonymously. So how are they
collected?
• 2. Some are acquired directly from
experts; others are compiled from
old reference works.
Week 36 Day 2
• 3. Oliver La Farge and Joseph
Campbell was two researchers for
who the passion for native american
lore burned bright.
• 4. La Farge learned from his Father’s
sustantial forest lore and Campbell
read every book he could find.
Week 36 Day 2 Correct
• 3. Oliver La Farge and Joseph
Campbell were two researchers for
whom the passion for Native
American lore burned brightly.
• 4. La Farge learned from his father’s
substantial forest lore, and Campbell
read every book he could find.
Week 36 Day 3
• 5. Oliver La Farge winned awards for
the following works, the short story
Haunted Ground and the novel
Laughing Boy
• 6. He also imersed himself in
national affairs and becomed a tuff
advocate for american indian rights.
Week 36 Day 3 Correct
• 5. Oliver La Farge won awards for the
following works: the short story
“Haunted Ground” and the novel
Laughing Boy.
• 6. He also immersed himself in
national affairs and became a tough
advocate for American Indian Rights.
Week 36 Day 4
• 7. As children Pam and I were
intrested in fables, however, we are
now intriged by mythical
phenomenons.
• 8. Our studies leaded Pam and I to
Joseph Campbell the well known
expert in these particular subject.
Week 36 Day 4 Correct
• 7. As children, Pam and I were
interested in fables; however, we are
now intrigued by mythical
phenomena.
• 8. Our studies led Pam and me to
Joseph Campbell, the well-known
expert in this particular subject.
Week 36 Day 5
• 9. One of Campbells recuring
interests were quest stories which he
explored in The hero with a
thousand Faces.
• 10. Because of his interest in myth
Campbell also studied archaeology
filosophy religious history and art
history.
Week 36 Day 5 Correct
• 9. One of Campbell’s recurring interests
was quest stories, which he explored in
The Hero with a Thousand Faces.
• 10. Because of his interest in myth,
Campbell also studied archaeology,
philosophy, religious history, and art
history.

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