Presentation on theme: "Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Luz rose her hand, and answered conflict is a struggle against an outside enemy or an inner problem. Corrected Luz raised her."— Presentation transcript:
Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Luz rose her hand, and answered conflict is a struggle against an outside enemy or an inner problem. Corrected Luz raised her hand and answered, “Conflict is a struggle against an outside enemy or an inner problem.” (comma after hand deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 2 “The conflict in the story is among the evil man and the hunter she added. Corrected “The conflict in the story is between the evil man and the hunter,” she added.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 3 after he falls overboard Rainsford swims to an island but he don’t know what to expect. Corrected After he falls overboard, Rainsford swims to an island, but he doesn’t know what to expect.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 4 Zaroffs pursuit has a galvanizing affect on rainsford. Corrected Zaroff’s pursuit has a galvanizing effect on Rainsford.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 5 The story is full of suspense and i got real scared when i read it. Corrected The story is full of suspense, and I got really scared when I read it.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 6 Do you think their will be observatorys on the moon within the next twenty five years. Corrected Do you think there will be observatories on the moon within the next twenty-five years?
Proofreading Warm-up Item 7 Being as pets werent permited on the moon Laika couldnt go to live at the outpost. Corrected Because pets weren’t permitted on the moon, Laika couldn’t go to live at the outpost.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 8 the narrator he felt badly about leaving his dog behind Corrected The narrator felt bad about leaving his dog behind. (he deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 9 Earthquakes and other natural phenomenons sure can do alot of damage. Corrected Earthquakes and other natural phenomena surely can do a lot of damage.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 10 Haveing a loyal dog as a companion can be well for a person’s moral especialy during lonely times or crisises. Corrected Having a loyal dog as a companion can be good for a person’s morale, especially during lonely times or crises.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 11 What do you think of Truman Capotes use of sensory detailes in the story a christmas memory. Corrected What do you think of Truman Capote’s use of sensory details in the story “A Christmas Memory”?
Proofreading Warm-up Item 12 buddy and his freind is happy to spend they’re money on ingredients for the fruitcakes. Corrected Buddy and his friend are happy to spend their money on ingredients for the fruitcakes.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 13 My Dad usualy includes the following in his holiday cakes vanilla ginger raisins walnuts and cherrys. Corrected My dad usually includes the following in his holiday cakes: vanilla, ginger, raisins, walnuts, and cherries.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 14 Working by the fireside, the pecans were all shelled that night. Corrected Working by the fireside, they shelled all the pecans that night. (sentence revised)