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Day 1 The Grapes of Wrath is generally considered to be John Steinbecks masterpiece; the novel won the national book award and the Pulitzer prize.

Bob wants to read The Grapes of Wrath because you can learn alot about the 1930’s from it.

Capitalization of name of awards Elimination of

you

without an antecedent Correction of commonly confused words Use of apostrophe to show possession

Day 1 The Grapes of Wrath is generally considered to be John Steinbeck’s masterpiece; the novel won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize .

Use of apostrophe to show possession Capitalization of names of awards Bob wants to read The Grapes of Wrath because he 1930’s from it.

can learn a lot about the Elimination of you without antecedent Correction of commonly misused words

Day 2 “The Grapes of Wrath” the teacher said “established Steinbeck as one of the more highly-regarded authors of his era.” Us students also learned that Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

Elimination of hyphen used with compound modifier Correct comparison of adverb Correct pronoun case Correct use of commas with a split quotation

Day 2 “The Grapes of Wrath," highly regarded the teacher authors of his era.” said, " established Steinbeck as one of the most Correct use of commas with a split quotation Correct comparison of adjectives Elimination of hyphen with compound modifier We students also learned that Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

Correct pronoun case

Day 3 The novel caused an enormous social outcry. The novel describes how migrant workers are mistreated.

Use of relative clause to combine sentences Even critics, who readers considered unshakeable, were shocked by the uproar over what Steinbeck had written.

Correct case of relative pronoun Spelling: addition of a suffix

Day 3 The novel , which describes how migrant workers were mistreated, enormous social outcry.

caused an Use of relative clause to combine sentences Even critics, whom readers considered unshakable , were shocked by the uproar over what Steinbeck had written.

Correct use of relative pronoun Spelling: addition of a suffix

Day 4 Steinbeck wanted to make the plight of the immigrants personal, therefore; he chose to tell the story of one family the Joad’s. The Joad’s drove from Oklahoma to California. Wanted a fresh start in a new place.

Correction of sentence fragment Correct use of semicolon and comma with a conjunctive adverb Use of dash before explanatory information Correct formation of plural

Day 4 Steinbeck wanted to make the plight of the immigrants personal; therefore, he chose to tell the story of one family-the Joads.

adverb Correct use of semicolon and comma with a conjunctive Use of dash before explanatory information Correct formation of plural The Joads drove from Oklahoma to California. They wanted start in a new place.

a fresh Correct formation of plural Correction of sentence fragment

Day 5 Work in a peach orchard was described to the Joads by other migrant worker!

Some orchards had less workers then others, but the Joads were unable to jake enough money to survive.

Elimination of unnecessary exclamation point Correction of commonly confused words Correct use of

fewer

and

less

Use of active voice to improve style

Day 5 Other migrant workers described work in a peach orchard to the Joads.

Use of active voice to improve style Elimination of unnecessary exclamation point Some orchards had fewer workers than make enough money to survive.

others, but the Joads were unable to Correct use of

fewer

and

less

Correction of commonly confused words