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Daily Language Workout

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Daily Language Workout

    Daily Sentences #1-5

    Set 1: Focus on Punctuation

# 1

    Exercize, in fact, stimulates the release of endorphins, that can make people feel good but many people still prefer being couch potatoes.

    # 2

     In anshunt Incan society, couples were considered marryed when they took off there shoes, and handed them to each other. #3

    Elizabeth Blackwell who was a determined courageous beleiver in womens rites overcame alot of obstacals to become the first woman doctor in America.

    #4

    Incidently, two of comedian, Charlie Chaplin‘s, finest funniest movies are City Lights (1931) and The Gold Rush (1925).

#5

    Thruout history, traveling traders and merchants took home new products, such as tea, spices and fabrics as a matter of fact thats one reason civilizations changed.

    Daily Sentences #6-10

    Set 2: Focus on Punctuation

# 6.

    According to the New York Times, Mickey Mantle legendary center fielder for the New York Yankees ranks among the leading home run hitters in baseball.

    # 7

    Some of the most unusual patents ever granted include the following a parakeet diaper, a baby patting machien and a alarm clock, that squirts the sleeper in the face.

    #8

    Alaska nicknamed Sewards Folly by those who thought buying it was foolish was purchested from Russia for about two sents a acre What a bargin.

    #9

    These hard working dogs are most commonly used as guyde dogs German shepherds, golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers.

#10

    Pocahontas a Disney movie is about an Native American princess who saved the life of colonist, John Smith, in the 1600s.

    Daily Sentences #1-5: Corrected

    Set 1: Focus on Punctuation

# 1

    Exercise, in fact, stimulates the release of endorphins that can make people feel good, but many people still prefer being couch potatoes.

    # 2

     In ancient Incan society, couples were considered married when they took off their shoes and handed them to each other. #3

    Elizabeth Blackwell, who was a determined, courageous believer in women‘s rights, overcame a lot of obstacles to

    become the first woman doctor in America.

    #4

    Incidentally, two of comedian Charlie Chaplin‘s finest, funniest movies are City Lights (1931) and The Gold Rush 1925).

#5

    Throughout history, traveling traders and merchants took home new products, such as tea, spices, and fabrics; as a matter of fact, that‘s one reason civilizations changed.

    Weekly Paragraph and Sentence Combining Set 1

    First Female Doctor in United States

     Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the United States to recieve a medical degree. She was born in 1821 in England. Rejected at 29 medical schools Blackwell was accepted in 1847 at Geneva College in western New York, and graduated with highest honors. Even so, she was unable to find a hospitol that would except her credentials. To continue her studies she went to Europe, where she contracted an eye diseaez from a baby that she was treating in a clinic for the poor. Eventualy, she lost the sight in her left eye and it had to be removed. Returning to New York she and he sister who also became a doctor, opened a hospital for women and children. During the Civil War which was the bloodiest deadliest war in Americas histry they trained nurses for the Union Army.

    Weekly Paragraph and Sentence Combining Set 1: Corrected

    First Female Doctor in United States

    Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the United States to receive a medical degree. She was born in 1821 in England. Rejected at 29 medical schools, Blackwell was accepted in 1847 at Geneva College in western New York and graduated with highest honors. Even so, she was unable to find a hospital that would accept her credentials. To continue her studies, she went to Europe, where she contracted an eye disease from a baby that she was treating in a clinic for the poor. Eventually, she lost the sight in her left eye, and it had to be removed. Returning to New York, she and her sister, who also became a doctor, opened a hospital for women and children. During the Civil War, which was the bloodiest, deadliest war in America‘s history, they trained nurses for the Union Army.

    Elizabeth Blackwell, who was born in1821 in England, became the first woman in the United States to receive a medical degree.

    Daily Sentences #6-10: Corrected

    Set 2: Focus on Punctuation

# 6.

    According to the New York Times, Mickey Mantle, legendary

    center fielder for the New York Yankees, ranks among the leading home run hitters in baseball.

    # 7

    Some of the most unusual patents ever granted include the following: a parakeet diaper, a baby-patting machine, and an alarm clock that squirts the sleeper in the face. #8

    Alaska, nicknamed Seward‘s Folly by those who thought buying it was foolish, was purchased from Russia for about two cents an acre. What a bargain!

    #9

    These hard-working dogs are most commonly used as guide dogs: German shepherds, golden retrievers, and Labrador retrievers.

#10

    Pocahontas, a Disney movie, is about a Native American princess who saved the life of colonist John Smith in the 1600s.

    Daily Sentences #11-15

    Set 3: Focus on Punctuation

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# 11

    When asked if life is worth living, did Charles great grandmother really say Well it depends upon the liver. # 12

    General Colin Powell was quoted in the August 21 1995 issue of U. S. News and World Report as saying ―We should sacrifice

    for one another care about one another never be satisfied when anybody in this group is suffering and we can do something about it‖.

    #13

    Animals, plants, fungi, protists and monerans these are the 5 groups into which all living things are divided. #14

    Bricks, the oldest building materiol on earth, were probly invented in egypt home of the pyramids.

#15

    My sister in law who is a 4-H leader explained, ―Head, heart,

    hands and health these are what the four Hs in 4-H stand for.‖

Weekly Paragraph and Sentence Combining Set 2

    Dogs That See for People Who Don’t

    Schools to train gide dogs began after World War I. The first American gide-dog school The Seeing Eye, Inc. began in 1929. The most popular guide dogs are these German shepherds golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers. Gide dogs learn to lead the blind across streets and around obstacles wholes low hanging awnings or tree limbs. The dogs must also exercise good judgment. For example if a blind person gives a command to walk and the guide dog sees danger, the dog must disobey. This is called ‗intelligent disobediance.‘ Guide-dog

    schools are fairly recent. Paintings scrolls and legends tell of dogs faithfull service since at least 100 B. C. E.

    Weekly Paragraphs and Sentence Combining Set 2: Corrected

    Dogs That See for People Who Don’t

    Schools to train guide dogs began after World War I. The first American guide-dog school, The Seeing Eye, Inc., began in 1929. The most popular guide dogs are these: German shepherds, golden retrievers, and Labrador retrievers. Guide dogs learn to lead the blind across streets and around obstacles: holes, low- hanging awnings, or tree limbs. The dogs must also exercise good judgment. For example, if a blind person gives a command to walk and the guide dog sees danger, the dog must disobey. This is called ―intelligent disobedience.‖ Guide-

    dog schools are fairly recent. Paintings, scrolls, and legends tell of dogs‘ faithful service since at least 100 B.C.E.

    Though guide-dog schools are fairly recent, paintings, scrolls, and legends tell of dogs‘ faithful service since at least 100 B.C.E

    Daily Sentences #11-15: Corrected

    Set 3: Focus on Punctuation

# 11

    When asked if life is worth living, did Charles‘ great-

    grandmother really say, ―Well, it depends upon the liver‖?

    # 12

    General Colin Powell was quoted in the August 21, 1995, issue of U. S. News and World Report as saying, ―We should sacrifice

    for one another, care about one another, and never be satisfied when anybody in this group is suffering and we can do something about it.‖

    #13

    Animals, plants, fungi, protests, and monerans

    these are the five groups into which all living things are divided. #14

    Bricks, the oldest building material on earth, were probably invented in Egypt, home of the pyramids.

#15

    My sister-in-law, who is a 4-H leader, explained, ―Head, heart,

    hands, and health -- these are what the four H‘s in 4-H stand

    for.‖

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