Day 1
Measured in physical devastation and human lifes, the Civil War was the most
costliest war America ever fought.
When the war ended, 620000 men had been killed and at least that many had
been wounded.
Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals
Elimination of double comparison
Formation of irregular plural
Day 1
Measured in physical devastation and human lives, the Civil War was the
costliest war America ever fought.
Elimination of double comparison
Formation of irregular plural
When the war ended, 620,000 men had been killed and at least that many
had been wounded.
Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals
Day 2
The north lost 364,000 soldiers (nearly one out of every five Union soldiers
and the south lost 258,000 nearly one out of every four Confederate soldiers).
More men died of disease and sickness than on the battlefield the ratio was
about four to one.
Correct capitalization of name of regions
Correct use of parentheses
Use of semicolon to correct run-on sentence
Day 2
The North lost 364,000 soldiers (nearly one out of every five Union soldiers)
and the South lost 258,000 (nearly one out of every four Confederate
soldiers).
Correct capitalization of name of regions
Correct use of parentheses
More men died of disease and sickness than on the battlefield; the ratio was
about four to one.
Use of semicolon to correct run-on sentence
Day 3
The physical destruction was largely limited to the South. This is where
almost all the fighting taked place.
Large sections of Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, Mobile, and Vicksburg lie
in ruins.
Correction of commonly confused words
Use of subordinating conjunction to combine sentences
Formation of irregular verb tense
Day 3
The physical destruction was largely limited to the South, where almost
all the fighting took place.
Use of subordinating conjunction to combine sentences
Formation of irregular verb tense
Large sections of Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, Mobile, and Vicksburg
lay in ruins.
Correction of commonly confused words
Day 4
The librarian asked if I would like to see some movie’s about the Civil War?
A few movie viewers resented the South at first, but you felt more
compassionate after seeing the movie.
Correct formation of plural
Use of period after an indirect question
Correction of pronoun shift
Day 4
The librarian asked if I would like to see some movies about the Civil War.
Correct formation of plural
Use of period after an indirect question
A few movie viewers resented the South at first, but they felt more
compassionate after seeing the movie
Correction of pronoun shift
Day 5
I and my friend Terry like Denzel Washington; therefore, we enjoyed him
acting in the movie about the Civil War.
Washington’s performance showed how the Civil War truely brought freedom
to four million African Americans.
Use of possessive pronoun before gerund
Correct order of pronouns in compound subject
Correction of commonly misspelled word
Day 5
My friend Terry and I like Denzel Washington; therefore, we enjoyed his
acting in the movie about the Civil War.
Correct order of pronouns in compound subject
Use of possessive pronoun before gerund
Washington’s performance showed how the Civil War truly brought freedom
to four million African Americans.
Correction of commonly misspelled word