CORRECT ENGLISH AND SENTENCE STRUCTURE?
Read the following pieces and determine what is incorrect in each example. Explain the errors and correct them.
“ ‘That was our way of making sure that parents were informed that they deserved fulsome remarks,’ said Scott Scantlebury, board spokesman.”
Scott Scantlebury, in a story by Monica Wolfson, “Local teachers escape discipline”, The Windsor Star, Friday, December 21, 2012.
“Six- and seven-year-olds, so young they still look like babies, gunned down in their classroom in a torrent of bullets. Hearses carrying their small caskets criss-crossing Newtown.”
Anne Jarvis, “High noon for guns”, The Windsor Star, Friday, December 21, 2012.
The word for today is “benignant”.
What part of speech is “benignant”?
What is the antonym” word to “benignant”?
Use “benignant” in a sentence that reflects the nature of the season.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.