Thursday, October 25, 2018

Numbers and Numerals: Cardinal, Ordinal, and Roman

Directions: there are ten (10) missing commas in the two sentences below, in red. Also, there is a missing period separating the two sentences: make the appropriate corrections.

A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of something there are such as one two three four five An Ordinal Number is a number that tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th  etc.
Video image: Roman Numerals 
Suggested answer: 
A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of something there are, such as one, two, three, four, five. An Ordinal Number is a number that tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th,  etc.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Founding Fathers at War

Directions: grammatically correct the following sentences below, in red. Here is what is missing: a period and two missing commas along with five proper nouns that need to be capitalized in line 1 and four words in the last line that need to be capitalized.


during the american revolution many of the founding fathers served in the army for example Alexander Hamilton fought at the battle of trenton and the battle of yorktown.  



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Suggested Correction: 

During the American Revolution, many of the Founding Fathers served in the army. For example, Alexander Hamilton fought at the Battle of Trenton and the Battle of Yorktown. 

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Ancient Rome: The Seven Hills

Directions: 
Grammatically correct the sentence(s) below, in red.  There are many missing commas and a needed use of the colon ( : ). 

Ancient Rome was fortunate to have agreeable geographical protections from potential enemies the Alps protected Rome from northern invaders and there were seven hills around Rome Aventine Caelian Capitoline Esquiline Palatine Quirinal Viminal. 







Great Five Minute Video introduction to Rome.

Suggested Answer:
Ancient Rome was fortunate to have agreeable geographical protections from potential enemies. The Alps protected Rome from northern invaders, and there were seven hills around Rome: Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal, Viminal. 


Sunday, September 2, 2018

Ameliorate Mesopotamian Art and Religion


Directions: There are two missing commas and a missing period. 

Enlil considered one of the most powerful Mesopotamian gods was one of the three deities in their supreme triad that included Anu and Enki  Enlil also acted as the patron god of the city of Nippur.



Suggested Correction:

Enlil, considered one of the most powerful Mesopotamian gods, was one of the three deities in their supreme triad that included Anu and Enki.  Enlil also acted as the patron god of the city of Nippur.


VIDEO: Art Sargon
Video overview....goes through the ishtar Gate and Code of Hammurabi...so may wish to hold off.
Standard of Ur and KHAN ACADEMY  on THINGLINK

Ameliorate the Fertile Crescent

Directions: Grammatically correct the two sentences, below in red. There are two missing commas, one colon ( : ), and two periods.

Ancient Mesopotamia located where modern day Iraq is located was centered on two rivers the Tigris and Euphrates.  But the Fertile Crescent stretched from the Nile River to the Tigris and Euphrates. 




Suggested Correction:
Ancient Mesopotamia, located where modern day Iraq is located, was centered on two rivers: the Tigris and Euphrates.  But the Fertile Crescent stretched from the Nile River to the Tigris and Euphrates. 

Video:   Watch the video and question the following questions.
1. Why did successful farming fail in the Fertile Crescent?
2.  How did farming inventions and innovations help the development of man in other parts of the world ?

Draw a map of the Fertile Crescent that includes....
The Meditteranean Sea / Egypt / Nile River / Persian Gulf / Fertile Crescent

Friday, August 31, 2018

Ameliorate Cuneiform

Directions: Ameliorate the sentence below, in red, that has two missing commas.

Cuneiform one of the earliest systems of writing was invented by the Sumerians.
Suggested Answer:
Cuneiform, one of the earliest systems of writing, was invented by the Sumerians. 

Video 1  2 minutes


Thursday, May 3, 2018

Manhattan Project

Grammatically correct the sentence below, in red.There are two missing commas and a missing period.

The Manhattan Project a research and development undertaking during World War II produced the first nuclear weapons Its leaders included J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Groves.



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Suggested Answer:
The Manhattan Project, a research and development undertaking during World War II, produced the first nuclear weapons. Its leaders included J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Groves.