Day 1
Rachel Carson is the author of an essay called The Marginal World.
Carson who specialized in marine biology spent time working at
the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.
Use of quotation marks with title of essay
Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause
Spelling out name of place in prose
Day 1
Rachel Carson is the author of an essay called “The Marginal World.”
Use of quotation marks with title of essay
Carson, who specialized in marine biology, spent time working at the
Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause
Spelling out name of place in prose
Day 2
“The shore” said Rachel Carson “has a duel nature.”
The shore sometimes belongs to the land. Sometimes the shore belongs to
the sea. (combine)
Use of comma and coordinating conjunction to combine sentences
Correct spelling of homophones
Correct use of commas with a split quotation
Day 2
“The shore,” said Rachel Carson, “has a dual nature.”
Correct use of commas with a split quotation
Correct spelling of homophones
The shore sometimes belongs to the land, and sometimes it belongs to the
sea. (combine)
Use of comma and coordinating conjunction to combine sentences
Day 3
The edge of the sea is strange and very beautiful, brimming with life.
The sea it continually gives and takes land.
Correction of commonly confused words
Elimination of double subject
Correction of misplaced modifier
Day 3
Brimming with life, the edge of the sea is strange and very beautiful.
Correction of misplaced modifier
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The sea continuously gives and takes land.
Correction of commonly confused words
Elimination of double subject
Day 4
Footnotes helped me define unfamiliar terms in “The Marginal
World”.
For example one note explained that a willet is a long legged
wading bird.
Use of hyphen with compound adjective
Correct placement of period within quotation marks
Use of comma after clarifying expression
Day 4
Footnotes helped me define unfamiliar terms in “The Marginal World.”
Correct placement of period within quotation marks
For example, one note explained that a willet is a long-legged
wading bird
Use of comma after clarifying
Use of hyphen with compound
expression
adjective
Day 5
I thought “The Marginal World” would be interesting and I was not
disatisfied when I read it.
The essay helped my classmates and I focus on environmental issues.
Correct spelling with addition of a prefix
Correct pronoun case
Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence
Day 5
I thought “The Marginal World” would be interesting, and I was not
dissatisfied when I read it.
Use of comma before coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence
Correct spelling with addition of a prefix
The essay helped my classmates and me focus on environmental issues.
Correct pronoun case