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Day 1 Correction of a sentence fragment Elimination of an illogical comparison Correct capitalization of name of place Baseball may be an older sport than.

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1 Day 1 Correction of a sentence fragment Elimination of an illogical comparison Correct capitalization of name of place Baseball may be an older sport than any American game. The colonists similar games called cricket and rounders from great britain.

2 Day 1 Baseball may be an older sport than any other American game. Elimination of an illogical comparison The colonists imported similar games called cricket and rounders from Great Britain. Correction of a sentence fragment Correct capitalization of name of place

3 Day 2 Use of commas to set off direct address Correct placement of question mark with quotation marks Use of adverb to combine sentences “Did you know Darren that baseball was first played on a square field with stakes instead of bases,” asked the coach? “Stakes injured the players. This happened on a frequent basis. As a result, sand-filled sacks were substituted for the stakes,” he explained.

4 Day 2 “Did you know, Darren, that baseball was first played on a square field with stakes instead of bases?” asked the coach. Use of commas to set off direct address Correct placement of question mark with quotation marks This happened on a frequent basis. “Frequently, stakes injured the players. As a result, sand-filled sacks were substituted for the stakes,” he explained. Use of adverb to combine sentences _________________________

5 Day 3 Capitalization of name of organization Elimination of but at the beginning of a sentences Subject and verb agreement Elimination of empty sentence Modern baseball started at the knicker-bocker baseball club in But the origin of the rules have been the subject of considerable controversy. The first game was played on June 19, 1846, in Hoboken, New Jersey. It was the initial game ever played.

6 Day 3 Modern baseball started at the Knicker-bocker Baseball Club in 1845, but the origin of the rules has been the subject of considerable controversy. Capitalization of name of organization Elimination of but at the beginning of a sentences Subject and verb agreement It was the initial game ever played. The first game was played on June 19, 1846, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Elimination of empty sentence ___________________________

7 Day 4 Subject and verb agreement Elimination of double comparison Use of comma after introductory word Elimination of unnecessary preposition The economics of baseball have changed today, making it more harder to attract fans to some stadiums. Nonetheless when their teams are winning, fans stream inside of the ballparks.

8 Day 4 more The economics of baseball has changed today, making it harder to attract fans to some stadiums. Subject and verb agreement Elimination of double comparison of Nonetheless, when their teams are winning, fans stream inside the ballparks. Use of comma after introductory word Elimination of unnecessary preposition ___ _____

9 Day 5 Use of dashes with explanatory information Spelling out numbers through one hundred Use of colon to introduce a list Spelling out numbers through one hundred The baseball diamond the infield measures 90 feet on each side. Each team has 9 fielders the catcher, the pitcher, 3 basemen, a shortstop, and 3 outfielders.

10 Day 5 The baseball diamond--the infield--measures ninety feet on each side. Use of dashes with explanatory information Spelling out numbers through one hundred Each team has nine fielders: the catcher, the pitcher, three basemen, a shortstop, and three outfielders. Spelling out numbers through one hundred Use of colon to introduce a list


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