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Day 1 Subject and verb agreement Capitalization of name of historical event Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Elimination of they or you.

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1 Day 1 Subject and verb agreement Capitalization of name of historical event Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Elimination of they or you without a clear antecedent The Sun Also Rises describe Ernest Hemingway’s experiences in world war I. In Hemingway’s short story In Another Country, they have powerful descriptions of being hospitalized in Italy.

2 Day 1 The Sun Also Rises describes Ernest Hemingway’s experiences in World War I. Subject and verb agreement Capitalization of name of historical event they Hemingway’s short story “In Another Country” has powerful descriptions of being hospitalized in Italy. Use of quotation marks with short story Elimination of they or you without a clear antecedent _____

3 Day 2 Revision of choppy sentences Correct spelling: exception to ie/ei rule Use of comma with coordinate adjectives Ernest Hemingway thirsted for adventure. He traveled to foriegn places around the world. He enjoyed hunting big game in Africa. He went skiing in Idaho. Years of physical activity made him a robust healthy man.

4 Day 2 Because Ernest Hemingway thirsted for adventure, he traveled to foreign places around the world. He enjoyed hunting big game in Africa and skiing in Idaho. Revision of choppy sentences Correct spelling: exception to ie/ei rule Years of physical activity made him a robust, healthy man. Use of comma with coordinate adjectives

5 Day 3 In the 1950’s, Hemingway was more famous than any writer. Neither my sister or my brother has read any of Hemingway’s books but my friend Raul has read three of his novels. Elimination of illogical comparison Correct use of correlative conjunction Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence

6 Day 3 In the 1950’s, Hemingway was more famous than any other writer. Elimination of illogical comparison Neither my sister nor my brother has read any of Hemingway’s books, but my friend Raul has read three of his novels. Correct use of correlative conjunction Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence

7 Day 4 Effective placement of modifier Use of quotation marks to call attention to specific words and phrase Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentence During the day Hemingway’s heroes are stoic, but they often let down their guard at night. Hemingway’s characters keep a stiff upper lit, they shrug off the physical and the mental wounds they carry.

8 Day 4 During the day Hemingway’s heroes are stoic, but at night they often let down their guard. Effective placement of modifier Hemingway’s characters keep a “stiff upper lip.” They shrug off the physical and the mental wounds they carry. Use of quotation marks to call attention to specific words and phrases Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentence

9 Day 5 Whose your favorite Hemingway character? Hemingway’s stories are about nice characters who have good adventures. Use of vivid verb to improve style Use of precise adjectives to improve style Correction of commonly confused words

10 Day 5 Hemingway’s stories present fascinating characters who have good adventures. Use of vivid verb to improve style Use of precise adjectives to improve style Who’s your favorite Hemingway character? Correction of commonly confused words


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