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Day 1 Capitalization of names of religious terms Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause Correction of commonly confused words The bible, which is divided.

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1 Day 1 Capitalization of names of religious terms Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause Correction of commonly confused words The bible, which is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament is a sacred book. The Jewish religion excepts only the Old Testament, while the Christian religion excepts the Old and the New Testament.

2 Day 1 The Bible, which is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament, is a sacred book. Capitalization of names of religious terms Use of a comma with nonrestrictive clause The Jewish religion accepts only the Old Testament, while the Christian religion accepts the Old and the New Testament. Correction of commonly confused words

3 Day 2 The Old Testament from about 1300 B.C. to 100 B.C. deals largely with the history and the religious life of ancient Israel. The New Testament began with the birth of Jesus Christ and covers about 100 years, ending about 125 AD. Correction of misplaced modifier Use of periods with abbreviations Verb tense compatibility Correct placement of B.C/ A.D

4 Day 2 The Old Testament deals largely with the history and the religious life of ancient Israel from about 1300 B.C. to 100 B.C. Correction of misplaced modifier The New Testament begins with the birth of Jesus Christ and covers about 100 years, ending about A.D Verb tense compatibility Correct placement of B.C./A.D. Use periods for abbreviations

5 Day 3 Correct use of fewer and less Revision of wordy sentence Elimination of unnecessary hyphen in a compound modifier Use of exclamation point to show strong emotion No less than a dozen English translations of the Bible preceded the King James Version, a version that was first published in How great, indeed, was the impact on English prose and poetry of this widely-read masterpiece.

6 Day 3 No fewer than a dozen English translations of the Bible preceded the King James Version, first published in Correct use of fewer and less Revision of a wordy sentence How great, indeed, was the impact on English prose and poetry of this widely read masterpiece! Elimination of unnecessary hyphen in a compound modifier Exclamation point to stress strong emotion

7 Day 4 Correction of commonly confused words Use of commas in a series Correction of commonly misspelled words Elimination of faulty parallel structure The Talmud, the acumulated and authoritative body of Jewish oral traditions, includes sections dealing with law folklore and domestic life. It’s main divisions are the Mishna, a text of the oral law, and the Gemara, which interprets the Mishna.

8 Day 4 The Talmud, the accumulated and authoritative body of Jewish oral traditions, includes sections dealing with law, folklore, and domestic life. Correction of commonly misspelled word Use of commas in a series. Its main divisions are the Mishna, a text of the oral law, and the Gemara, an interpretation of the Mishna. Correction of commonly confused words Elimination of faulty parallel structure

9 Day 5 Correction of commonly confused words Use of numerals above one hundred Correct spelling: doubling final consonant Use of underlining or italics with foreign word Muslims believe that there sacred book, the Koran, was revealed to Muhammad by an angel begining about A.D This text was written in rhymed Arabic and divided into a hundred and fourteen chapters, called suras.

10 Day 5 Muslims believe that their sacred book, the Koran, was revealed to Muhammad by an angel beginning about A.D Correction of commonly confused words Correct spelling: doubling of final consonant This text was written in rhymed Arabic and divided into 114 chapters, called suras. Use of numerals above one hundred Underline or italics with foreign word


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