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Day 1 Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Elimination of double subject Correct pronoun case Use of semicolon in a series containing commas.

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1 Day 1 Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Elimination of double subject Correct pronoun case Use of semicolon in a series containing commas In his short story The Open Boat, Stephen Crane he told the true story of how him and his companions were shipwrecked. The characters included Crane the correspondent, Billie, the oiler, and the unnamed cook.

2 Day 1 he In his short story “The Open Boat,” Stephen Crane told the true story of how he and his companions were shipwrecked. Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Elimination of double subject Correct pronoun case The characters included Crane, the correspondent; Billie, the oiler; and the unnamed cook. Use of semicolon in a series containing commas ____

3 Day 2 The commodore was wrecked off the coast of Cuba when it was attacked by Cuban revolutionaries for it’s cargo. Because the captain was badly injured each of the other sailors had to work hard at their tasks. Capitalization of name of ship Correction of commonly confused words Pronoun agreement with antecedent

4 Day 2 The Commodore was wrecked off the coast of Cuba when it was attacked by Cuban revolutionaries for its cargo. Capitalization of name of ship Correction of commonly confused words Because the captain was badly injured, the other sailors had to work hard at their tasks. Pronoun agreement with antecedent

5 Day 3 Verb tense compatibility Use of hyphen with compound adjective Use of exclamation point to show strong emotion When the ship sank, Crane and his companions escape on a ten foot dinghy. What an exciting adventure Crane and the others had.

6 Day 3 When the ship sank, Crane and his companions escaped on a ten-foot dinghy. Verb tense compatibility Use of hyphen with compound adjective What an exciting adventure Crane and the others had! Use of exclamation point to show strong emotion

7 Day 4 The desperate men especially the oiler and the correspondent moved quick as they bailed water from the little boat. It wouldve been a shame if the men hadnt survived! Use of commas to set off appositive Use of adverb to modify a verb Use of apostrophes in contractions

8 Day 4 The desperate men, especially the oiler and the correspondent, moved quickly as they bailed water from the little boat. Use of commas to set off appositive Use of adverb to modify a verb It would’ve been a shame if the men hadn’t survived! Use of apostrophes in contractions

9 Day 5 Use of underlining or italics with title of newspaper Correct use of comma with date Revision of stringy sentence Crane published his accounts of the experience in the New York Press on Monday, January “The Open Boat” commented on life, and it talked about nature, and it dealt with the individual, and so it is much more than just a story of a shipwreck.

10 Day 5 Crane published his accounts of the experience in the New York Press on Monday, January 4, Use of underlining or italics with title of newspaper Correct use of comma with date “The Open Boat” commented on life, nature, and the individual. As a result, it is much more than just a story of a shipwreck. Revision of stringy sentence


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