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1 Day 1 Use of comma after introductory prepositional phrase Capitalization of proper adjective Use of apostrophe to show possession By the end of their training native american medicine men knew how to cure many illnesses. A medicine mans tools included sacks of dried herbs.

2 Day 1 By the end of their training, Native American medicine men knew how to cure many illnesses. Use of comma after introductory prepositional phrases Capitalization of proper adjective A medicine man's tools included sacks of dried herbs. Use of apostrophe to show possession

3 Day 2 People often found genuine relief in them herbs. Every Summer members of the Dakota tribe gathered herbs. Members of the Kiowa tribe gathered herbs at the same time. Combining sentences Correct use of adjective Elimination of capitalization in name of season

4 Day 2 Every summer members of the Dakota and Kiowa tribes gathered herbs. Elimination of capitalization in name of season Combining sentences People often found genuine relief in those herbs. Correct use of adjective

5 Day 3 Correction of sentence fragment Subject and verb agreement Elimination of empty sentence The Cheyenne chewed the tiny cones of spruce trees. To soothe a sore throat. Many a frontiersman and Native American have been cured by medicine men. Medicine men helped cure many people.

6 Day 3 The Cheyenne chewed the tiny cones of spruce trees to soothe a sore throat. Correction of sentence fragment Many a frontiersman and Native American has been cured by medicine men. Medicine men helped cure many people. Subject and verb agreement. Elimination of empty sentence. ______________________________

7 Day 4 In 1834 prince Maximilian was cured of scurvy by a Native American remedy eating the raw bulbs of wild garlic. Comanches definately used mint to relieve headaches. Capitalization of title before a person’s name Use of dash before explanatory information Correction of commonly misspelled word

8 Day 4 In 1834 Prince Maximilian was cured of scurvy by a Native American remedy―eating the raw bulbs of wild garlic. Capitalization of title before person's name Use of dash before explanatory information Comanches definitely used mint to relieve headaches. Correction of commonly misspelled words

9 Day 5 Use of hyphen with prefix all- Use of commas to set off nonessential phrase Correction of commonly confused words More than 170 Native American drugs including skunk cabbage, mint, and yarrow have been recognized for they're healing ability. Many Native American cures can work with conventional medicine to produce all around better health.

10 Day 5 Many Native American cures can work with conventional medicine to produce all-around better health. Use of hyphen with prefix all- More than 170 Native American drugs, including skunk cabbage, mint, and yarrow, have been recognized for their healing ability. Use of commas to set off nonessential phrase Correction of commonly confused words


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