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.