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Nine weeks of DOLs

Week 1

Proofreading Sentences 

a.    president Clinton of the unite states together with the leaders of several south American countries have agreed to new meetings on economic development.

b.   dana told Raphael that they has got to leave their house early today to make it to the museum to see the exhibit of brazilian art on time.

c.    There are many people in this audience who cant except the idea that the Worlds climate will continue to change if people dont act quick

d.   Helen, try and arrive before 930 pm so that their will be time for us to visit Julie said.

 

Correct Sentences

a.      President Clinton of the United States, together with the leaders of several South American countries, has agreed to new meetings on economic development.

b.      Dana told Raphael that they have to leave their house early today to make it to the museum to see the exhibit of Brazilian art.

c.      Many people in this audience can’t accept the idea that the world’s climate will change if people don’t act quickly.

d.      “Helen, try to arrive before 9:30 P.M. so that there will be time for us to visit,” Julie said.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.    having won the game a visit to ray’s pizza palace was offered to the team by the principle.

b.   that husky which is a champion is a consistent winner at dog shows but I dont believe it will win tonight.

c.    youre vision of Ralph waldo emersons essay self reliance is different than mine I wonder why

d.   neither of the events were exciting so we left early then we went to sharons house to play a video game

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Having won the game, the team was invited to Ray’s Pizza Palace by the principal.

b.      That husky, a champion, is a consistent winner at dog shows, but I don’t believe that it will win tonight.

c.      I wonder why your version of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance” is different from mine.

d.      Neither of the events was exciting, so we left early and went to Sharon’s house to play a video game.

                                   Proofreading Sentences

a.  my Uncle and Aunt will unknown to him be surprised next week at a anniversary celebration at the sheldon community center

b. please bring this book the scarlet letter to the deans room omar since he needs it

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      My uncle and aunt will be surprised next week at an anniversary celebration at the Sheldon Community Center.

b.      Please take this book, The Scarlet Letter, to the dean’s room, Omar, since he needs it.

Week 2

Proofreading Sentences

a.      last Summer brian attended a six week course at georgetown university he had morning classes and worked at the Chinese embassy every afternoon.

b.      my Sister she hasnt never missed mystery a series on Public Television every Thursday at 900 PM

c.      soccer is different than American football in several ways the shape of the ball the parts of the body used in play and the position of goals on the field

 

Correct Sentences

a.      Last summer Brian attended a six-week course at Georgetown University; he had morning classes and worked at the Chinese Embassy every afternoon.

b.      My sister [She] has never [hasn’t ever] missed Mystery, a series on public television every Thursday at 9:00 P.M.

c.      Soccer is different from American football in several ways: the shape of the ball, the parts of the body used in play, and the position of the goals on the field.

Proofreading Sentences

a.  the prices of European imports will raise in the united state prof rossicone states because the value of the dollar has decreased

b. rear window is the more suspenseful movie i have ever saw esther remarks at seans party

c.  ayeesha did you know that the st lawrence seaway connects montreal Canada and lake Ontario

Correct Sentences

a.   “The prices of European imports will rise in the United States,” Prof. Rossicone stated, “because the value of the dollar has decreased.”

b.  “Rear Window is the most suspenseful movie I have ever seen,” Esther remarked at Sean’s party.

c.   Ayeesha, did you know that the St. Lawrence Seaway connects Montreal, Canada, and Lake Ontario?

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.                three officers of the hiking club decide between theirselves when the trip would occur irregardless of what other members thought

b.                in her office mary gauchet noticed a box of dictionaries they were delivered their earlier by mistake

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Three officers of the Hiking Club decided among themselves when the trip would occur, regardless of what other members thought.

b.      In her office Mary Gauchet noticed a box of dictionaries that had been delivered there earlier by mistake.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      the painting two angels appeared on the Christmas card this greeting was inside holiday joy to you and yours

b.      after rowing to the apostle islands us boys laid in the sun on a beach beside lake superior


Correct Sentences

 

a.      The painting Two Angels appeared on the Christmas card; this greeting was inside: “Holiday joy to you and yours!”

b.      After rowing to the Apostle Islands, we boys lay in the sun on a beach beside Lake Superior.


DOL WEEK THREE

Week 3

 

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      our class will be involved i think in doing a project on the civil war however it is to late to begin this semester

b.      for you to finish on time your going to have to work hard and meet the scheduled deadline father gascoigne stated

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Our class will be involved, I think, in doing a project on the Civil War; however, it is too late to begin this semester.

b.      “For you to finish on time, you’re going to have to work hard,” Father Gascoigne stated.


Proofreading Sentences

 

a.    my friends who are Members of the club wants to participate in the Italian festival for additional credit

b.   dawn don’t have no workbook yet but she can use mine if you don’t mind.

Correct Sentences

a.      My friends, who are members of the club, want to participate in the Italian Festival for additional credit.

b.      Dawn doesn’t have a workbook yet, but she can use mine if you don’t mind.

Proofreading Sentences

a.  although at least one fourth of our members voted against this here amendment it passed now we have to vote on the amended version

b. i like these kind of pottery by native americans rita remarked so lets visit more galleries that sell such navajo pottery

Correct Sentences

a.      Although at least one-fourth of our members voted against this amendment, it passed; now we have to vote on the amended version.

b.      “I like this kind of pottery by Native Americans,” Rita remarked, “so let’s visit more galleries that sell such Navajo pottery.”

Proofreading Sentences

a.      the weather was extremely humid us 3 decided not to go to the game we went to the museum instead

b.      we are to read the chapter the rise of cities in the text book perspectives in history for next wednesdays assignment

Correct Sentences

a.      Since the weather was extremely humid, we three decided not to go to the game; we went to the museum instead.

b.      We are to read the chapter, “The Rise of Cities” in the textbook Perspectives in History for next Wednesday’s assignment.

Proofreading Sentences

a.      miss Mercado will visit mexico this summer to improve her spanish her visit to mexico should deepen her understanding of the culture as well as helping her in spanish

b.      i cannot believe irregardless of what was stated by prof shanahan that our economy is not very stable these days

Correct Sentences

a.      Miss Mercado will visit Mexico this summer to improve her Spanish and to deepen her understanding of the culture.

b.      I cannot believe, regardless of what was stated by Prof. Shanahan, that our economy is not stable these days.


DOL WEEK FOUR

Week 4

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      ann Landers a syndicated columnist is very popular throughout the country her success is due to her common sense solutions to everyday problems.

b.      yes senator donovan supported the equal rights amendment but his position was not popular with some of the people in Nebraska

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Ann Landers, a syndicated columnist, is very popular throughout the country; her success is due to her commonsense solutions to everyday problems.

b.      Yes, Senator Donovan supported the Equal Rights Amendment, but his position was not popular with some of the people in Nebraska.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      at the trading post in santa fe dad couldn’t find the write size of Navajo rug consequently he visited other stores until he found them

b.      watching the savoy circus at memorial hall the elephants were enjoyed the most by the children

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      At the Trading Post in Santa Fe, Dad couldn’t find the right size Navajo rug; consequently, he visited other stores until he found one.

b.      Watching the Savoy Circus at Memorial Hall, the children enjoyed the elephants the most.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      during the 2 day sale at furnishers my Parents bought a victorian style Table who was discounted 25 percent

b.      although rembrandts masterpiece night watch is in the rijksmuseum in amsterdam many more of his paintings are in londons national gallery

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      During the two-day sale at Furnishers, my parents bought a Victorian-style table that was discounted 25 percent.

b.      Although Rembrandt’s masterpiece Night Watch is in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, many more of his paintings are in the National Gallery in London.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      skimming my new english textbook understanding literature robert frosts poem mending wall was seen by me

b.      in preparation for climbing mt washington mr holton bought new boots a backpack and camping gear

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Skimming my new English textbook Understanding Literature, I saw Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall.”

b.      In preparation for climbing Mt. Washington, Mr. Holton bought new boots, a backpack, and camping gear.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      287 lawrence blvd

tetonia id

february 11 2000

 

b.      traveling shoes inc

2018 archer rd

gainesville fl

dear sir or madam

 

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      287 Lawrence Blvd.

Tetonia, ID 83452

February 11, 2000

 

b.      Traveling Shoes Inc.

2018 Archer Rd.

Gainesville, FL 32602

Dear Sir or Madam:


Week 5

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      after luis had shoveled the snow from the sidewalk he went to the skating rink to meet two friends one of who was the team captain of the hockey team

b.      my Sister she is attending the university of virginia at charlottesville wants to major in Psychology or Sociology

 

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      After Luis had shoveled the snow from the sidewalk, he went to the skating rink to meet two friends, one of whom was the captain of the hockey team.

b.      My sister, who is attending the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, wants to major in psychology or sociology.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      more and more farmers across the nation especially those owning small acreage are finding it difficult to maintain a decent standard of living isnt that true

b.      when dad gave me the car keys he said get some gas checking the oil to see weather any is needed and drive careful

Correct Sentences

 

a.      More farmers across the nation, especially those owning small acreage, are finding it difficult to maintain a decent standard of living - isn’t that true?

b.      When Dad gave me the car keys, he said, “Get some gas, check the oil to see whether any is needed, and drive carefully.”

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      after several attempts in class darnell was able to liquefy the granules bringing it to a boil and separated the components

b.      consuela and eria have got to meet ms johnston at 300 pm so that she can learn their new cheerleaders routines

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      After several attempts in class, Darnell was able to liquefy the granules, bring the resulting liquid to a boil, and separate the components.

b.      Consuela and Erica have to meet Ms. Johnston at 3:00 P.M. so that they can learn their new cheerleaders’ routines.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      he dont know weather he can attend tonites meeting but well be informed by him later today

b.      the development of u s social security system occurred in 1935 under the administration of president franklin d roosevelt senator morris roberts tells us

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      He doesn’t know whether he can attend tonight’s meeting, but he’ll inform us later today.

b.      “The development of the U.S. social security system occurred in 1935 under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt,” Senator Morris Roberts told us.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      mr arceneaux stated I used a ravioli machine from italy and how they came out real good

b.      tito had ought to call his Mother so that shell know weather she should plan for less people

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Mr. Arceneaux stated, “I used a ravioli machine from Italy, and the ravioli came out really well.”

b.      Tito should call his mother so that she’ll know whether she should plan for fewer people.


 

Week 6

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      marks Father is a engineer at the ace farm equipment co his Mother is a illustrator at Herrera publications inc

b.      neither of my parents are able to take me to the village theater to see oscar wilde play the importance of being earnest

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Mark’s father is an engineer at the Ace Farm Equipment Co.; his mother is an illustrator at Herrera Publications, Inc.

b.      Neither of my parents is able to take me to the Village Theater to see Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      aunt felicia said golf is more relaxing than to go swimming or jog

b.      by the time the fourth of july parade ended the light drizzle became a downpour and few people remain on main street

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Aunt Felicia said, “Golf is more relaxing than swimming or jogging.”

b.      By the time the Fourth of July parade ended, the light drizzle had become a downpour, and few people remained on Main Street.

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      sally who did you see at the pizza wagon last night megan asked after Algebra class

b.      terance dont run very good but he always enters run for you’re life a five mile race held on labor day

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      “Sally, whom did you see at the Pizza Wagon last night?”  Megan asked after algebra class.

b.     Terance doesn’t run very well, but he always enters Run for Your Life, a five-mile race held on Labor Day.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      in my opinion i think that 12 angry men is the most powerful play of the two i read last week in english class

b.      tania borrowed me a copy of computer facts the magazine that published the article computer graphics

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      In my opinion, Twelve Angry Men is the more powerful play of the two I read last week in English class.

b.      Taina lent me a copy of Computer Facts, the magazine that published the article “Computer Graphics.”

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      plant them japanese iris bulbs next to the daffodils pam if you want a attractive display next Spring

b.      even though there parents objected captain wong took she and her friend on a helicopter ride over the grand canyon

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Plant those Japanese iris bulbs next to the daffodils, Pam, if you want an attractive display next spring.

b.      Even though their parents objected, Captain Wong took her and her friend on a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon.


ENTIRE WEEK DOL WEEK SEVEN

Week 7

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      none of these seats are further than 22 feet the ticket seller remarked from the stage so youll have a good view

b.      rob told us that the picture has not been hanged proper and it will have to be took down and done correct

Correct Sentences

 

a.      “None of these seats is farther than twenty-two feet from the stage,” the ticket seller remarked, “so you’ll have a good view.”

b.     Rob told us that the picture has not been hung properly, and it will have to be taken down and done correctly.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.  adriana please sit those books of shakespeares plays on this here stand well be using them later in class

b. the reason this motor wont work is because it operates on direct current and not on alternating current dr khalsa told to the group

 

 

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.                    Adriana, please set those books of Shakespeare’s plays on this stand; we’ll be using them later in class.

b.                  “This motor won’t work because it operates on direct current and not on alternating current,” Dr. Khalsa told the group.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      the new flexible lunch time has had a positive affect in aiding the students return to classes on time

b.      dad announced last night that my Sister and me had did a lot to help mom he than raises our allowances

Correct Sentences

 

a.      The new flexible lunchtime has had a positive effect in aiding the students’ return to classes on time.

b.      Dad announced last night that my sister and I had done a great deal to help Mom; he then raised our allowances.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      neither my friend or his sister have the time to address these here envelopes maybe someone else can help

b.      shawn said that neither of the singers were professionally trained but there rendition of maria was stunning

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Neither my friend nor his sister has the time to address these envelopes; maybe someone else can help.

b.      Shawn said that neither of the singers was professionally trained, but their rendition of “Maria” was stunning.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      marcus said i should lay down for awhile before i participate in the track meet otherwise ill not be in top shape

b.      keiko and myself has to order these items 2 dozen pizzas 3 cases of juice and i suppose enough place mats for everyone attending the Festival

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Marcus said I should lie down for a while before I participate in the track meet; otherwise, I’ll not be in top shape.

b.      Keiko and I have to order these items: two dozen pizzas, three cases of juice, and, I suppose, enough place mats for everyone attending the festival.


Week 8

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      among you and i carlos said i think that sandy will get the lead in the new production of grease

b.      after celebrating hanukkah alan chris and myself left for cableWisconsin to ski at telemark a nearby resort

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      “Between you and me,” Carlos said, “I think that Sandy will get the lead in the new production of Grease.”

b.     After celebrating Hanukkah, Alan, Chris, and I left for Cable,Wisconsin, to ski at Telemark, a nearby resort.

 

Proofreading Sentences

a.      ed had good reasons nevertheless his dad wouldnt let him use the car to go to hear red hot chili peppers at manning stadium

b.      the traffic was light on carsten blvd us girls arrived early at rasheeds house for the party

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Ed had good reasons; nevertheless, his dad wouldn’t let him use the car to go to hear Red Hot Chili Peppers at Manning Stadium.

b.      Because traffic was light on Carsten Blvd., we girls arrived early at Rasheed’s house for the party.

 

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      on our expedition to the black hills we found that wall south dakotawas further away than we anticipated

b.      ms maia bought a antique dresser from a man in princeton new jersey which has been refinished beautiful

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      On our expedition to the Black Hills we found that Wall, South Dakota, was further away than we anticipated.

b.      Ms. Maia bought an antique dresser, which had been refinished beautifully, from a man in Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      each and every day susan raises at 530 AM to shower dresses breakfast and walks to school

b.      when he was cleaning the yard dad found a news paper the christian science monitor that laid under the bushes since last march

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Each day Susan rises at 5:30 A.M., showers, dresses, eats breakfast, and walks to school.

b.      When he was cleaning the yard, Dad found a newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor, that had lain under the bushes since last March.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      the trade commission of france sent a delegation to canada the purpose of the trip was to negotiate an new agreement with the Canadian government

b.      pedro has less mistakes on his shakespeare test than her janice said

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      The Trade Commission of France sent a delegation to negotiate a new agreement with the Canadian government.

b.      “Pedro had fewer mistakes on his Shakespeare test than she,” Janice said.


DOL WEEK NINE ENTIRE WEEK

Week 9

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      victor when you leave the storeroom please take some chalk back to the classroom mr luttai said

b.      me and her have worked real close on this here experiment we will probably be asked to display it at the next science fair

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      “Victor, when you leave the storeroom, please take some chalk back to the classroom,” Mr. Luttati said.

b.     Because she and I have worked really closely on this experiment, we will probably be asked to display it at the next science fair.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      we had lots of teenagers come in usually dressed pretty casual and in groups of 5 or 6 to volunteer to help build the new playground

b.      no one was able to finish the exam the reason was because the fire alarm rung and we had to leave the Building

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      We had many teenagers come in, usually casually dressed and in groups of five or six, to volunteer to help build the new playground.

b.      Because the fire alarm rang, we had to leave the building, and no one was able to finish the exam.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      juanita and myself had took the extra books to ms parsons room so jim had to use ours

b.      the cause of the alarm ringing continuous was because of the effective wiring in the control box i believe

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Juanita and I had taken the extra books to Ms. Parson’s room, so Jim had to use ours.

b.      The cause of the alarm’s ringing continuously was the defective wiring in the control box, I believe.

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      there is only one team member who didn’t finish the race he didn’t finish because of a sore ankle

b.      ive noticed lately that we seem to have less students attending fridays activity period what is the reason for this

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      Only one team member, because of a sore ankle, didn’t finish the race.

b.      I’ve noticed lately that we seem to have fewer students attending Friday’s activity period; what is the reason for this?

 

Proofreading Sentences

 

a.      jerry have got to be at emilios house by 700 pm or he wont get a ride to the game betty told us

b.      ms anglini brought a big box of Italian cookies to the picnic at central park

 

Correct Sentences

 

a.      “Jerry has to be at Emilio’s house by 7:00 P.M., or he won’t get a ride to the game,” Betty told us.

b.     Ms. Anglini took a big box of Italian cookies to the picnic at Central Park.

 



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