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1 Weekly Edits

2 Find and Fix the ERRORS! / 1. the shot heard round the world is a famous phrase from the poem Concord hymn / 2. the poem it’s about the Battle that marked the begining of the revolutionary war / 1. the shot heard round the world is a famous phrase from the poem Concord hymn / 2. the poem it’s about the Battle that marked the begining of the revolutionary war

3 / 1. “The shot heard round the world” is a famous phrase from the poem “Concord Hymn.” / 2. The poem is about the battle that marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War. / 1. “The shot heard round the world” is a famous phrase from the poem “Concord Hymn.” / 2. The poem is about the battle that marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

4 Find and Fix the ERRORS / 3. with the passage of the stamp act the British parliament levied many new taxes in the american Colonies. / 4. after he had gave a speech against the stamp act patrick Henry became a figure in Virginia Politics / 3. with the passage of the stamp act the British parliament levied many new taxes in the american Colonies. / 4. after he had gave a speech against the stamp act patrick Henry became a figure in Virginia Politics

5 / 3. With the passage of the Stamp Act, the British parliament levied many new taxes in the American Colonies. / 4. After he had given a speech against the Stamp Act, Patrick Henry became a figure in Virginia politics. / 3. With the passage of the Stamp Act, the British parliament levied many new taxes in the American Colonies. / 4. After he had given a speech against the Stamp Act, Patrick Henry became a figure in Virginia politics.

6 / 5. on march Patrick Henry delivered his speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses

7 / On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry delivered his speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses. / 5. on march Patrick Henry delivered his speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses / On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry delivered his speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses.

8 / 6. the house of Burgesses had met to deside how to respond to the british

9 / The House of Burgesses had met to decide how to respond to the British. / 6. the house of Burgesses had met to deside how to respond to the british / The House of Burgesses had met to decide how to respond to the British.

10 / 7. persuasion, a form of speaking or wrighting that aims to move an audience to action

11 / Persuasion is a form of speaking or writing that aims to move an audience to action. / 7. persuasion, a form of speaking or wrighting that aims to move an audience to action / Persuasion is a form of speaking or writing that aims to move an audience to action.

12 / 8. Patrick Henrys speach was a defense of his Proposal to take up arms against Britian

13 / Patrick Henry’s speech was a defense of his proposal to take up arms against Britain. / 8. Patrick Henrys speach was a defense of his Proposal to take up arms against Britian / Patrick Henry’s speech was a defense of his proposal to take up arms against Britain.

14 / 9. thomas Paine one of are nations most persuasive writters lived in England for the first thirty seven years’ of his life

15 / Thomas Paine, one of our nation’s most persuasive writers, lived in England for the first thirty-seven years of his life. / 9. thomas Paine one of are nations most persuasive writters lived in England for the first thirty seven years’ of his life / Thomas Paine, one of our nation’s most persuasive writers, lived in England for the first thirty-seven years of his life.

16 / 10. in January of 1776 Paine published a pamphlet titled Common Sense

17 / In January of 1776, Paine published a pamphlet titled Common Sense. / 10. in January of 1776 Paine published a pamphlet titled Common Sense / In January of 1776, Paine published a pamphlet titled Common Sense.

18 / 11. Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense denounced King Geo. III

19 / 11. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, Common Sense, denounced King George III. / 11. Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense denounced King Geo. III / 11. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, Common Sense, denounced King George III.

20 / 12. he also wrote a series’ of 16 pamphlets during the revolutionary war in which he urged citizens to keep up the fight

21 / 12. He also wrote a series of sixteen pamphlets during the Revolutionary War in which he urged citizens to keep up the fight. / 12. he also wrote a series’ of 16 pamphlets during the revolutionary war in which he urged citizens to keep up the fight / 12. He also wrote a series of sixteen pamphlets during the Revolutionary War in which he urged citizens to keep up the fight.

22 Number Rules / Spell out a cardinal number – a number that shows how many – if it can be expressed in one or two words. Otherwise, use numerals. / seven juniors203 juniors / fifty-one votes421 votes / one thousand miles1,242 miles / Spell out a cardinal number – a number that shows how many – if it can be expressed in one or two words. Otherwise, use numerals. / seven juniors203 juniors / fifty-one votes421 votes / one thousand miles1,242 miles

23 / Spell out a number that begins a sentence. / Spell out ordinal numbers – numbers that express order / EX. Washington was the first president. / Spell out a number that begins a sentence. / Spell out ordinal numbers – numbers that express order / EX. Washington was the first president.

24 / 13. Phillis Wheatley, published her 1st poem when she was bearly thirteen

25 / Phillis Wheatley, published her 1st poem when she was bearly thirteen / Phillis Wheatley published her first poem when she was barely thirteen. / Phillis Wheatley, published her 1st poem when she was bearly thirteen / Phillis Wheatley published her first poem when she was barely thirteen.

26 / 14. alot of people including George Washington praised Wheatleys work

27 / 14. A lot of people, including George Washington, praised Wheatley’s work. / 14. alot of people including George Washington praised Wheatleys work / 14. A lot of people, including George Washington, praised Wheatley’s work.

28 / 15. in philadelphia during the American revolution Congress choose Thomas Jefferson to help draft the Declaration of Independence

29 / 15. In Philadelphia during the American Revolution, Congress chose Thomas Jefferson to help draft the Declaration of Independence. / 15. in philadelphia during the American revolution Congress choose Thomas Jefferson to help draft the Declaration of Independence / 15. In Philadelphia during the American Revolution, Congress chose Thomas Jefferson to help draft the Declaration of Independence.

30 / 16. Jefferson a brillaint man later became the 3rd person to serve as president of the United States

31 / 16. Jefferson, a brilliant man, later became the third person to serve as President of the United States. / 16. Jefferson a brillaint man later became the 3rd person to serve as president of the United States / 16. Jefferson, a brilliant man, later became the third person to serve as President of the United States.

32 / 17. did you no that 4 other writers worked with Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence asked Ms Harden

33 / 17. “Did you know that four other writers worked with Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence?” asked Ms. Harden. / 17. did you no that 4 other writers worked with Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence asked Ms Harden / 17. “Did you know that four other writers worked with Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence?” asked Ms. Harden.

34 / 18. in his autobiography Jefferson shows the deletions and insertions congress made to this famous Document she continued

35 / 18. “In his autobiography, Jefferson shows the deletions and insertions Congress made to this famous document,” she continued. / 18. in his autobiography Jefferson shows the deletions and insertions congress made to this famous Document she continued / 18. “In his autobiography, Jefferson shows the deletions and insertions Congress made to this famous document,” she continued.

36 / 19. the advise in Jefferson’s letter to his daughter remind’s me of Benjamin Franklin’s self improvement program

37 / 19. The advice in Jefferson’s letter to his daughter reminds me of Benjamin Franklin’s self-improvement program. / 19. the advise in Jefferson’s letter to his daughter remind’s me of Benjamin Franklin’s self improvement program / 19. The advice in Jefferson’s letter to his daughter reminds me of Benjamin Franklin’s self-improvement program.

38 Hyphenate prefixes / Ex-, self-, all-, great- Hyphenate suffixes -elect, -free Hyphenate prefixes / Ex-, self-, all-, great- Hyphenate suffixes -elect, -free

39 / 20. jefferson exhorts his daughter to develope the habit’s of industry and activity

40 / 20. Jefferson exhorts his daughter to develop the habits of industry and activity. / 20. jefferson exhorts his daughter to develope the habit’s of industry and activity / 20. Jefferson exhorts his daughter to develop the habits of industry and activity.

41 / 21. if you would of looked in a referrence book then you would know that Herman Melville published the novel Moby-Dick in 1851.

42 / 21. If you had looked in a reference book, then you would know that Herman Melville published the novel Moby-Dick in 1851.

43 / 22. we dont read storys like that no more

44 / 22. We don’t read stories like that anymore.

45 / 23. the workplace environment for many immigrants in New York city during the nineteenth century would of been grim

46 / 23. The workplace environment for many immigrants in New York City during the nineteenth-century would have been grim.

47 / 24. do you concider yourself more of a practicle person then a dreamer Sharon asked

48 / 24. “Do you consider yourself more of a practical person than a dreamer?” Sharon asked.

49 / 25. one charcteristic of the American romantic heroe is a sense of honer based on some higher principal

50 / 25. One characteristic of the American Romantic hero is a sense of honor based on some higher principle.

51 / 26. do you think Indiana Jones exploits are to unbeleivable

52 / 26. Do you think Indiana Jones’ exploits are too unbelievable?

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54 / 27. some of wahington Irvings storys were based on german folk lore

55 / 27. Some of Washington Irving’s stories were based on German folklore.

56 / 28. i think that if all family member’s did there share of the household work there would be more domestic harmony

57 / 28. I think that if all family members did their share of the household work, there would be more domestic harmony.

58 / 29. was Rip Van Winkle lazy or was he just a good natured man who enjoyed not doing to much

59 / 29. Was Rip Van Winkle lazy, or was he just a good-natured man who enjoyed not doing too much? / (Comma optional) / 29. Was Rip Van Winkle lazy, or was he just a good-natured man who enjoyed not doing too much? / (Comma optional)

60 / 30. alot of people have saw the movie Back To The Future

61 / 30. A lot of people have seen the movie Back to the Future.

62 / 31. william Cullen Bryant was only sixteen-years-old when he wrote the poem thanatopsis.

63 / 31. william Cullen Bryant was only sixteen- years-old when he wrote the poem thanatopsis / 31. William Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years old when he wrote the poem “Thanatopsis.” / 31. william Cullen Bryant was only sixteen- years-old when he wrote the poem thanatopsis / 31. William Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years old when he wrote the poem “Thanatopsis.”

64 / 32. I couldnt of wrote a poem like that when I was sixteen my dad said

65 / 32. “I couldn’t have written a poem like that when I was sixteen,” my dad said. / 32. I couldnt of wrote a poem like that when I was sixteen my dad said / 32. “I couldn’t have written a poem like that when I was sixteen,” my dad said.

66 / 33. henry wadsworth longfellow, who was born in Portland Maine on the atlantic coast was a nineteenth century poet

67 / 33. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who was born in Portland, Maine, on the Atlantic coast, was a nineteenth-century poet. / 33. henry wadsworth longfellow, who was born in Portland Maine on the atlantic coast was a nineteenth century poet / 33. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who was born in Portland, Maine, on the Atlantic coast, was a nineteenth-century poet.

68 / 34. the poem the cross of snow is a petrarchan sonnet

69 / 34. The poem “The Cross of Snow” is a Petrarchan sonnet. / 34. the poem the cross of snow is a petrarchan sonnet / 34. The poem “The Cross of Snow” is a Petrarchan sonnet.

70 / 35. john greenleaf whittier composed a popular poem that was a idle a nostalgic description of a rural homey scene

71 / 35. John Greenleaf Whittier composed a popular poem that was an idyll, a nostalgic description of a rural, homey scene. / 35. john greenleaf whittier composed a popular poem that was a idle a nostalgic description of a rural homey scene / 35. John Greenleaf Whittier composed a popular poem that was an idyll, a nostalgic description of a rural, homey scene.

72 / 36. whittiers poem Snow-Bound has several illusions to architecture literature and history

73 / 36. Whittier’s poem “Snow-Bound” has several allusions to architecture, literature, and history. / 36. whittiers poem Snow-Bound has several illusions to architecture literature and history / 36. Whittier’s poem “Snow-Bound” has several allusions to architecture, literature, and history.

74 / 37. in The Chambered Nautilus a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes the seashell becomes an extended metaphor for the growth of the human soul

75 / 37. In “The Chambered Nautilus,” a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes, the seashell becomes an extended metaphor for the growth of the human soul. / 37. in The Chambered Nautilus a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes the seashell becomes an extended metaphor for the growth of the human soul / 37. In “The Chambered Nautilus,” a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes, the seashell becomes an extended metaphor for the growth of the human soul.

76 / 38. Holmes poem Old Ironsides was written about the american warship the USS constitution

77 / 38. holmes poem Old Ironsides was written about the american warship the USS constitution / 38. Holmes’ poem “Old Ironsides” was written about the American warship the USS Constitution. / 38. holmes poem Old Ironsides was written about the american warship the USS constitution / 38. Holmes’ poem “Old Ironsides” was written about the American warship the USS Constitution.

78 / 39. The fireside poets was poplar writer’s

79 / 39. the fireside poets was poplar writer’s / 3. The Fireside poets were popular writers. / 39. the fireside poets was poplar writer’s / 3. The Fireside poets were popular writers.

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81 / 40. there poems reflects fertile imaginations / 40. Their poems reflect fertile imaginations. / 40. there poems reflects fertile imaginations / 40. Their poems reflect fertile imaginations.

82 / 40. I couldnt of wrote a poem like that when I was sixteen my dad said

83 / 40. “I couldn’t have written a poem like that when I was sixteen,” my dad said. / 40. I couldnt of wrote a poem like that when I was sixteen my dad said / 40. “I couldn’t have written a poem like that when I was sixteen,” my dad said.

84 / 41. In the nineteenth century, intellectuals still debated whether the United States would ever produce great writers.

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86 / 42. Some of the early masterpieces of American literature were written then.

87 / 43. Among American writers of the nineteenth century, there was intellectual ferment.

88 / 44. The formation of various utopian groups was a response to this ferment.

89 / 45. Ralph Waldo Emerson’s utopian group was known as the Transcendental Club.

90 / 46. The word “transcendental”may be traced to the German philosopher Immanual Kant.

91 / 47. The word “transcendental” refers to the idea that one must go beyond everyday experience.

92 / 48. Transcendentalists were idealists; they believed in human perfectibility.

93 / 49. On a trip to Europe, Ralph Waldo Emerson met the English Romantic poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

94 / 50. Emerson settled in Concord and married Lydia Jackson.

95 / 51. emerson, begun to give public lecture’s to supplement his meager income

96 / 51. Emerson began to give public lectures to supplement his meager income.

97 / 52. he demanded that american scholars free theirselves from the past

98 / 52. He demanded that American scholars free themselves from the past.

99 / 53. in his book Nature Emerson uses imagery to show his readers seen’s of nature

100 / 53. In his book Nature, Emerson uses imagery to show his readers scenes of nature.

101 / 54. Emersons vivid imagry, occurs in many passages

102 / 54. Emerson’s vivid imagery occurs in many passages.

103 / 55. imagine building a house for $28.12 exclaimed Mrs Hebert

104 / 55. “Imagine building a house for $28.12!” exclaimed Mrs. Hebert.

105 / 56. thats how much Thoreau spend; when he built his house at Walden Pond she explained

106 / 56. “That’s how much Thoreau spent when he built his house at Walden Pond,” she explained.

107 / 57. the movie Dead Poets Society includes quotations from Thoreaus book Walden

108 / 57. The movie Dead Poets Society includes quotations from Thoreau’s book Walden.

109 / 58. Walden also inspired the musician Don Henley to found the Walden Woods Project to preserve the area in it’s natural state

110 / 58. Walden also inspired the musician Don Henley to found the Walden Woods Project to preserve the area in its natural state.

111 / 59. thoreaus essay Resistance to Civil Government has inspired many people to use civil disobedience as a means of political protest

112 / 59. Thoreau’s essay “Resistance to Civil Government” has inspired many people to use civil disobedience as a means of political protest.

113 / 60. dr. martin luther king, jr.’s famous letter from Birmingham city jail explains his views on the diffrence between just and unjust laws

114 / 60. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” explains his views on the difference between just and unjust laws.

115 / 61. mark twains father Twains real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens was an unpractical bisnussman

116 / 61. Mark Twain’s father (Twain’s real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was an impractical businessman.

117 / 62. look it up in the index an alphabetical listing of a book contents at the back of this volumne / / 62. look it up in the index an alphabetical listing of a book contents at the back of this volumne /

118 / 62. Look it up in the index (an alphabetical listing of a book’s contents) at the back of this volume. / / 62. Look it up in the index (an alphabetical listing of a book’s contents) at the back of this volume. /

119 / 63. its ironick that some people think of Twain one of the countrys formost satirist only as a childrens author

120 / 63. It’s ironic that some people think of Twain, one of the country’s foremost satirists, only as a children’s author.

121 / 64. some authers adopt pen names or pseudonyms to protect his privacy

122 / 64. Some authors adopt pen names, or pseudonyms, to protect their privacy.

123 / 65. their’s was a tough assinement our’s was more easy

124 / 65. Theirs was a tough assignment; ours was easier.

125 / 66. his brothers and mine inlisted in the Army last tuseday

126 / 66. His brothers and mine enlisted in the Army last Tuesday.

127 / 67. at about the age of 16 writer stephen Crane all ready had a job

128 / 67. At about the age of sixteen, writer Stephen Crane already had a job.

129 / 68. born after the civil war had ended Crane wrote the Red Badge of Courage, a famous novel about a soldier in that war

130 / 68. Born after the Civil War had ended, Crane wrote The Red Badge of Courage, a famous novel about a soldier in that war.

131 / 69. alright the captain growled who woke me up

132 / 69. “All right!” the captain growled. “Who woke me up?”

133 / 70. mom says its alright to stay out later on week-ends

134 / 70. Mom says it’s all right to stay out later on weekends.


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