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Read the sentence below. Do you see any problems? Do not rewrite the sentence. In fact, don't even fix the sentence. Instead, on your paper, tell the writer three things that need to be corrected.
what was gorge Washingtons' frist job
Augment the sentence below to greatly improve it. Record your improved sentence on your paper.
He was a hard worker.
*Augment: make (something) greater by adding to it
Using George Washington's name, create a list of words to fit in the categories below.
Pay particular attention to spelling patterns.
Define the following words:
When George Washington was 11, his father died. George did not pursue a college education. Everything he learned beyond this, he learned from experience and personal study.
When George was in his upper teens, before he was a soldier and the leader of our nation, he was a surveyor That is, he measured land and recorded his findings on paper. You can spot some of his actual surveys on the Mount Vernon page about this topic. You can also read about his experience on that page.
Let's measure something using real tools. Let's measure and map our classroom, our hallway, and our playground. By the way, you can check out Washington's actual compass, used for the purpose of measuring angles while he surveyed the land.
Now it's your turn: let's get outside to survey a small plot of land for ourselves.