Sentences

January 8, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Writing, Grammar
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Day 1

Rachel Carson is the author of an essay called The Marginal World.

Carson who specialized in marine biology spent time working at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

Use of quotation marks with title of essay Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause Spelling out name of place in prose

Day 1 Rachel Carson is the author of an essay called “The Marginal World.” Use of quotation marks with title of essay

Carson, who specialized in marine biology, spent time working at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause Spelling out name of place in prose

Day 2 “The shore” said Rachel Carson “has a duel nature.”

The shore sometimes belongs to the land. Sometimes the shore belongs to the sea. (combine)

Use of comma and coordinating conjunction to combine sentences Correct spelling of homophones Correct use of commas with a split quotation

Day 2 “The shore,” said Rachel Carson, “has a dual nature.”

Correct use of commas with a split quotation Correct spelling of homophones The shore sometimes belongs to the land, and sometimes it belongs to the sea. (combine) Use of comma and coordinating conjunction to combine sentences

Day 3 The edge of the sea is strange and very beautiful, brimming with life.

The sea it continually gives and takes land. Correction of commonly confused words

Elimination of double subject

Correction of misplaced modifier

Day 3 Brimming with life, the edge of the sea is strange and very beautiful. Correction of misplaced modifier ___ it The sea continuously gives and takes land. Correction of commonly confused words Elimination of double subject

Day 4

Footnotes helped me define unfamiliar terms in “The Marginal World”.

For example one note explained that a willet is a long legged wading bird. Use of hyphen with compound adjective Correct placement of period within quotation marks Use of comma after clarifying expression

Day 4

Footnotes helped me define unfamiliar terms in “The Marginal World.”

Correct placement of period within quotation marks For example, one note explained that a willet is a long-legged wading bird

Use of comma after clarifying Use of hyphen with compound expression adjective

Day 5 I thought “The Marginal World” would be interesting and I was not disatisfied when I read it.

The essay helped my classmates and I focus on environmental issues.

Correct spelling with addition of a prefix Correct pronoun case Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence

Day 5 I thought “The Marginal World” would be interesting, and I was not dissatisfied when I read it. Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence Correct spelling with addition of a prefix The essay helped my classmates and me focus on environmental issues. Correct pronoun case

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