Monday, March 31, 2014

Ameliorate Horatio Alger

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentece below, in red.

Horatio Alger, Jr.  was a gilded age american author best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boy's and they're rise from humble backgrounds too lives of security and comfort thru hard work determination courage and honesty.



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Suggested Answer: 
Horatio Alger, Jr.  was a Gilded Age American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Ameliorate the Triangle ShirtWaist Factory

Directions: students should correct the error filled sentences below, in red.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25 1911 was one of the deadliest industrial disaster's in the history of the city the factory occupied the eighth ninth and tenth floors of a ten story building.



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Suggested Answer: 
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the history of the city. The factory occupied the eighth, ninth, and tenth floors of a ten story building.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Ameliorate the Dawes Act

Directions: correct the following sentences. .

while intended to assimilate Indians into white culture the Dawes Act of 1887 was the culmination of American attempt's two open Indian lands two settlement by non-Indians and two development by railroads



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Suggested Answer:
 While intended to assimilate Indians into white culture, the Dawes Act of 1887 was the culmination of American attempts to open Indian lands to settlement by non-Indians and to development by railroads. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Ameliorate the Holocaust

Directions: students should grammatically correct the following sentence(s), in red. There are two missing commas, misspelled words, and several capitalization errors.

The holocaust was the systematic bureaucratic state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million jews by the nazi regime and it's collaborators.
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Suggested Answer: 
Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Ameliorate Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directions: grammatically correct the following sentence,in red. There are three missing commas and several capitalization errors.

harriet beecher stowe's best known novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) changed forever how Americans viewed slavery the system that treated people as property.


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Suggested Answer:

Harriet Beecher Stowe's best known novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), changed forever how Americans viewed slavery, the system that treated people as property.