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1 FIRST FIVES The Language of Literature - Daily Skillbuilders / Unit 1 & 2 American Literature & British Literature Stepp /

2 “Hey Carlos, James said, whats the assignment for english class tomorrow.” Carlos replyed, we’re supposed to read an iroquois myth write a poem and studying for a spelling test. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

3 It wasn’t until several centuries after the poems action-between AD 500 and 600 that Beowulf was written down. Before it was recorded the poem as spoken aloud or sang by a poet, also known as a scop. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

4 “Song of the Sky Loom” is an apparantly simple yet truely complex poem that espresses peoples longing to be as pure as the natural world. If we could really understand in what sence our mother is the earth and our father is the sky, than we would be more respectfull of nature. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

5 The two greek epics titled the iliad and the Odyssey are atributed to a poet named homer. Many greeks believed that homer had been blind. Perhaps because a character in the Odyssey a bard called Demodokos is blind. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

6 many native american cultures have there own versions of Coyote Storys. Coyote and the buffalo is a story that is funny entertaining and it is scary. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

7 The Exeter Book, one of the most important sources of Old english literature s a collection of poems that includes The Seafarer The Wanderer and The Wifes Lament. the book also contains a famous collection of riddles and several, longer religious poems. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

8 did you go to the bank she asked? When a author writes a short story, they may have to do some research. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

9 Bede is the auther of many works his History of English Church and People is said to be the most informative and artful account produced in medieval England. His book gives a detailed account of the religous and political changes that took place in england during the spread of chrisitianity. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

10 Having died in the Spring, Momaday returned to Rainy mountain in july to mourn his grandmother. If I remember correct, that were a beautiful story of a man who cared deeply for his ancesturs, and so returned to the land where he was born at. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

11 In the 14 th century, when chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales England had a population of about 2,500,000. Small Market towns which were seldom populated by more than 150 person dotted the english Countryside. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

12 Alvar Núūez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish explorer made an extraordinary journy then years later he wrote about it. Members of Cabeza de Vacas group sailed in ships, rode horseback, foot travel, and drifting in barges before finally reaching Mexico city. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

13 The War of the Roses were a conflict between two nobel families the yorks and the lancasters. Niether family was ultimately victorious Henry Tudor, a distant relative of the Lancasters claimed the thrown and ended it. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

14 Of Plymouth plantation a book by William Bradford describes the experiences of the pilgrim settlers in north America. The settlers of the new land was further from home than theyd ever been before and they faced many challenges. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

15 Of all the pilgrems in The canterbery tails, the pardoner is one of the most complex figures. We know he is’nt stupid because his knowledge and ise of pychology demonstrate his inteligence. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

16 “Ava did you know that Olaudah Equiano grew up I west Africa, in a village call essaka”? Roger asked. “He wouldve growed up to rule that village” said Ava “but he was kidnapped and made a slave.” Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

17 Inn Chaucer’s time, writers often maligned women in stories buy portraying them as weak charcters. The wife of bath displays all of the poorer qualities charged aginst women in litrature, but she openly glories in her posession of those charactristics. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

18 The word blue in the title blue highways does not refer to the color of the asfault in Utah. William Least Heat-Moon suggests to Fritz that he is more tolerant than many other. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

19 What does The arabian Nights, Aesop’s Fables, Boccaccios Decameron, chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and “Jack and the Beanstalk” have in common? Well, they can all be traced back- believe it or not to the same beginning: ancient indian litrature. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

20 My sojourn in the Lands of my Ancestors is from Maya Angelous book “All Gods Children need Traveling Shoes.” Angelou has been a dancer, writer an actress and singer she read her poem on the Pulse of Morning at president Clinton’s inauguration. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E3

21 Barbara Allan hurryed to town to get help for sir John but her efforts were in vane. Most ballads are about life tradjedies, real or fictional, and many deal with dissappointed love. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

22 You must of read other lyric poems. To My dear and loving Husband was published after she died, because before, when anne was alive she thought they were too private for public view. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

23 King arthur and his Round table have been the basis for stories for centurys. Among the famous versions are TH White’s “The Once and Future King.” Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

24 Having been hanged, the town eventually expressed regret for Sarah’s death. Muttering isn’t no crime we now recognize that. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

25 Whom do you think is the more famous literary hero of all time? No one knows for sure whether Arthur was a real person or not some say he was military man but others think he was a member of Royalty. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

26 Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God is Jonathan Edwards famousest sermon. Edwards write sermons and philosophical works and religious works. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

27 Students please note the change in peoples attitudes toward women during the Middle Ages women in literature asended to a new level. Perhaps influenced by fasinating arabian tales in which women were idealized, french and Provencal poets began relating tales of romance and courtly love. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 1 – E4

28 Of all Arthur Miller plays I like The Crucible better. In puritan times they thought hanging witchs was right today few people woud agree. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

29 Elizabeth I the daughter of King Henry VIII ruled england for almost half a century. Sir Thomas Wyatt had trained to be a musician also wrote poetry Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

30 What were the sequence of events leading to the declaration of independence! Some of the colonists in Virginia that Spring was ready to fight. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

31 In writing pastoral poetry the words must be selected for musical quality as well as meaning. While reading a poem by Christopher Marlowe, my glasses slipped down my nose. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

32 American Colonist’s engaged in heated debates about weather they should rebell against Englend. Many learned people was influenced by philosopher, John Locke’s, notion of “natural rights.” Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

33 A product off 16 th century London Edmund Spenser knew the city the court and the univesity. Edmund the son of John Spenser a cloth maker attended cambridge university. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

34 Around the time of the American revolution women was not aloud to make public speeches. Phillis Wheatleys book of poetry has been published in london, in Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

35 William Shakespeare wrote too long poems, venus and adnois and the rape of lucrece. William Shakespeare, and Anne Hathaway was married, in Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

36 What is an American? Is a essay about America in the 1700s. When many people left Europe to settle their and make new lives for themselves. Many in this early group of settlers was in search of freedom opportunities and equal rights not gave to them in Europe. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

37 Francesso Petrarch is a 14 th century poet whom established the sonnet as a major form. A beautiful women named Laura was Petrarchs inspiration. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

38 Red Jacket a seneca chief was knowed for his ability to speak eloquent he used this skill to protect the rights of Native Americans. Christian missionarys wanted Native Americans to abandon there traditional religious beliefs. And adopt Christian beliefs. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

39 Shakespeere found the historical episodes and charcters for MacBeth in a kronicle written by Raphael Holinshed. He folowed the storyes from the chronicle closly, although he combined some characters and changed some other facts. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

40 Both Martin Luther King, jr. and Malcolm X worked tireless for equal rights. You must of heard some of Dr Kings speeches. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

41 Because of it’s image of the good shepherd the 23 rd Psalm is a favorite reading for christians and jews. The Puritans were never to busy too read there bibles. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

42 On tuesday would you like to go to the main street cultural center with Renata and I, there is a Exhibit honoring Mexican American history. These exhibit will learn the community about Chicano poets artists and political activists such as Rodolfo Gonzales. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E3

43 Sir Frances Bacon whom entered cambridge University at the age of 12 wrote essays about love and friendship. Have you read the book by Robert Burton titled the anatomy of melancholy? Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

44 John Donne was born in london england in After his father died in 1576 his mother married dr. John Syminges. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

45 Writing plays and poetry, Ben Jonson’s reputation was made. Young Ben Jonson could often be seen by his mother while writing in the kitchen. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

46 King Charles I a Stuart king desended from the Scots inherited the throne of england from his father James I. King James wanted his sun to marry a Spainish princess in order to bring Spain and England closer but Charles married a French princess instead. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

47 When we examine stanzas we see that the writer seem’s to be preoccupied with the lack of control humens can exercise over their own lifes. For instance in one stanza he compares people to peaces on a checker board, moved by the hand of an unseen player. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

48 John Milton the author of many sonnets’ and of Paradise Lost was a supporter of Oliver Cromwell the head of Englands government during the Commonwealth period. When the monarchy was restored in 1660 Milton had been considered to be a political enemy because of his past association’s. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

49 One of the ways we know the power of a book is it’s influence on the other speakers, and writers. Unconcious quotations, from Paridise Lost, occur in everyday speech. Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

50 Margaret Lucas Cavendish, one of the earlist woman writers in english spent part of her life in france. As a young women, she acompanied the Queen of England to Paris, in Correct each sentence for spelling, punctuation and standard English usage. Unit 2 – E4

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