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Day 1 Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentences Use of comma to separate parts of a place.

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1 Day 1 Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentences Use of comma to separate parts of a place name The Monkey’s Paw was published in 1902, the story was made into a play a year later. The author of the story was born in London England.

2 Day 1 “The Monkey’s Paw” was published in The story was made into a play a year later. Use of quotation marks with title of a short story Use of separate sentences to correct run-on sentences The author of the story was born in London, England. Use of comma to separate parts of a place name

3 Day 2 Use of a period after abbreviations of title Elimination of colon after verb Capitalization of title before person’s name “The Monkey’s Paw” is set in the home of Mr and Mrs White. Other characters in the story are: Herbert and sergeant major Morris.

4 Day 2 “The Monkey’s Paw” is set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. White. Use of a period after abbreviations of title : Other characters in the story are Herbert and Sergeant Major Morris. Elimination of colon after verb Capitalization of title before person’s name ___

5 Day 3 Correction of sentence fragment Use of quotation marks to show a speaker’s exact words Correct use of indefinite article Mr. White examined the monkey’s paw. Asked why it was special. Morris said, It had a spell put on it by a old fakir.

6 Day 3 Mr. White examined the monkey’s paw and asked why it was special. Correction of sentence fragment Morris said, “It had a spell put on it by an old fakir.” Use of quotation marks to show a speaker’s exact words Correct use of indefinite article

7 Day 4 Revision of a sentence ending with a preposition Spelling out numbers at the beginning of a sentence Correction of commonly misspelled words Money was what Mr. White first wished for. 200 pounds was alot of money to him.

8 Day 4 Mr. White first wished for money. Revision of a sentence ending with a preposition Two hundred pounds was a lot of money to him. Spelling out numbers at the beginning of a sentence Correction of commonly misspelled words

9 Day 5 Use of a comma after introductory phrase Use of a verb in the subjunctive mood Use of apostrophe to show possession Use of end punctuation: question marks At the end of the story Mr. White wished that his son was dead again. Do you agree that fate ruled peoples lives.

10 Day 5 At the end of the story, Mr. White wished that his son were dead again. Use of a comma after introductory phrase Use of a verb in the subjunctive mood Do you agree that fate ruled people’s lives? Use of apostrophe to show possession Use of end punctuation: question marks


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