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Day 1 Correction of dangling modifier Capitalization of first word of a complete sentence after a colon Frederick Douglass’s forceful autobiography My.

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1 Day 1 Correction of dangling modifier Capitalization of first word of a complete sentence after a colon Frederick Douglass’s forceful autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom is very exciting, which many students like. This is Douglass’s most famous book: it is an example of courage for people all around the world.

2 Day 1 Frederick Douglass’s forceful autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom is filled with excitement, which many students like. Correction of dangling modifier This is Douglass’s most famous book: It is an example of courage for people all around the world. Capitalization of first word of a complete sentence after a colon

3 Day 2 Correct subordinating conjunction Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence Use of correct form of reflexive pronoun Douglass gave speeches like he had been trained for public speaking. Most of the abolitionist speakers really outdid theirselves but Douglass was a truly fiery speaker.

4 Day 2 Douglass gave speeches as if he had been trained for public speaking. Correct subordinating conjunction Most of the abolitionist speakers really outdid themselves, but Douglass was a truly fiery speaker. Use of correct form of reflexive pronoun Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence

5 Day 3 Douglass had been beat by the slavemaster until he was forced to fun away. Many scenes in the television series Roots were similar to the scenes Douglass described in his autobiography. Correct past participle of irregular verb Correction of unclear pronoun reference Use of underlining or italics with title of television series

6 Day 3 Douglass had been beaten by the slavemaster until Douglass was forced to fun away. Correct past participle of irregular verb Correction of unclear pronoun reference Many scenes in the television series Roots were similar to the scenes Douglass described in his autobiography. Use of underlining or italics with title of television series

7 Day 4 Use of participial phrase to combine sentences Use of hyphen with the prefix ex- Subject and verb agreement Frederick Douglass’s newspaper helped abolish slavery. The newspaper was called the North Star. The newspaper, as well as the exslave’s emotional speeches, were important to the success of abolitionism.

8 Day 4 Frederick Douglass’s newspaper, called the North Star, helped abolish slavery. Use of participial phrase to combine sentences The newspaper, as well as the ex-slave’s emotional speeches, was important to the success of abolitionism. Use of hyphen with the prefix ex- Subject and verb agreement

9 Day 5 I. key events in Douglass’s life a.working in Baltimore b.running away from slavery c.working for abolitionism Writing a report on Frederick Douglass Stephanie researched slavery and outlines her ideas. Use of comma after introductory participial phrase Verb tense compatibility Use of capitalization in an outline

10 Day 5 Writing a report on Frederick Douglass, Stephanie researched slavery and outlined her ideas. Use of comma after introductory participial phrase Verb tense compatibility I. Key events in Douglass’s life A. Working in Baltimore B. Running away from slavery C. Working for abolitionism Use of capitalization in an outline


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