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Day 1 Formation of irregular plural Elimination of double comparison Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals Measured in physical devastation.

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1 Day 1 Formation of irregular plural Elimination of double comparison Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals Measured in physical devastation and human lifes, the Civil War was the most costliest war America ever fought. When the war ended, men had been killed and at least that many had been wounded.

2 Day 1 Measured in physical devastation and human lives, the Civil War was the costliest war America ever fought. Elimination of double comparison Formation of irregular plural When the war ended, 620,000 men had been killed and at least that many had been wounded. Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals

3 Day 2 The north lost 364,000 soldiers (nearly one out of every five Union soldiers and the south lost 258,000 nearly one out of every four Confederate soldiers). More men died of disease and sickness than on the battlefield the ratio was about four to one. Correct capitalization of name of regions Correct use of parentheses Use of semicolon to correct run-on sentence

4 Day 2 The North lost 364,000 soldiers (nearly one out of every five Union soldiers) and the South lost 258,000 (nearly one out of every four Confederate soldiers). Correct capitalization of name of regions Correct use of parentheses More men died of disease and sickness than on the battlefield; the ratio was about four to one. Use of semicolon to correct run-on sentence

5 Day 3 Use of subordinating conjunction to combine sentences Formation of irregular verb tense Correction of commonly confused words The physical destruction was largely limited to the South. This is where almost all the fighting taked place. Large sections of Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, Mobile, and Vicksburg lie in ruins.

6 Day 3 The physical destruction was largely limited to the South, where almost all the fighting took place. Use of subordinating conjunction to combine sentences Formation of irregular verb tense Large sections of Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, Mobile, and Vicksburg lay in ruins. Correction of commonly confused words

7 Day 4 The librarian asked if I would like to see some movie’s about the Civil War? A few movie viewers resented the South at first, but you felt more compassionate after seeing the movie. Correct formation of plural Use of period after an indirect question Correction of pronoun shift

8 Day 4 The librarian asked if I would like to see some movies about the Civil War. Correct formation of plural Use of period after an indirect question A few movie viewers resented the South at first, but they felt more compassionate after seeing the movie Correction of pronoun shift

9 Day 5 Correct order of pronouns in compound subject Use of possessive pronoun before gerund Correction of commonly misspelled word I and my friend Terry like Denzel Washington; therefore, we enjoyed him acting in the movie about the Civil War. Washington’s performance showed how the Civil War truely brought freedom to four million African Americans.

10 Day 5 My friend Terry and I like Denzel Washington; therefore, we enjoyed his acting in the movie about the Civil War. Correct order of pronouns in compound subject Use of possessive pronoun before gerund Washington’s performance showed how the Civil War truly brought freedom to four million African Americans. Correction of commonly misspelled word


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