English 2: Reading

Today, students answered OGT 19:

Read the sentence.  Chose a revision and/or edit that improves the fluency of the sentence without changing its meaning.

The Girl tried  hard to focus on her work, but she just couldn’t do it enough.

  • A.The girl tried to focus, but she couldn’t do it.
  • B.The girl focused on her work, but she could not manage.
  • C.The girl was trying but could not manage to focus on her work.
  • D.The girl was focusing on her work, but she could not manage it.

Then, we read part of chapter 1 in The Things they Carried (TTTC).  If you were absent, check out a book from the room and read through page 14 of TTTC.

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