English Pls Ms. Sue help me by checking my work

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Please replace the incorrect words with correct words in the following sentences using AP Style. There may be more than one error per sentence; all sentences contain at least one error. Use correct AP style, punctuation, grammar and spelling errors.)

11. Original: More than sixty persons are waiting to get into my Journalism class.

Correct: More than 60 persons are waiting to get into my Journalism class.


12. Original: The United States Constitution says the President is elected rather than appointed.

Correct: The United States Constitution says that the President is elected rather than appointed.


13. Original: I celebrate my birthday on Mar.1st, but I was really born on February 29th.

Correct: I celebrate my birthday on March 1st, but I was really born on February 29th.


14. Original: The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police in Montgomery County Md. searched for 3 weeks for the snipers who killed eleven people with a 223 calibur rifle.

Correct: The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the police in Montgomery County, Md. searched for 3 weeks for the snipers who killed 11 people with a 223-caliber rifle.


15. Original: Senator Barbara Mikulski, Democrat Maryland, has a six-year-old son who is in the 1st grade.

Correct: Senator Barbara Mikulski (Democrat Maryland) has a six-year-old son who is in the first grade.


16. Original: Former mayor Sandra Alexander lives at 1021 South Park Dr., which is in the 3rd District.

Correct: Former mayor Sandra Alexander lives at 1021 South Park Drive, which is in the 3rd District.


17. Original: The bridge in San Francisco, California is a possible terrorist target in the west.

Correct: The Bridge in San Francisco, California is a possible terrorist target in the West.


18. Original: Our journalism class begins at 8 A.M. on Tues., September 2nd.

Correct: Our journalism class begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2.


19. Original: Marion Greenway, thirty-two, of Topeka Kansas is the town’s 1st women mayor.

Correct: Marion Greenway, 32, of Topeka, Kansas is the town’s first woman mayor.


20. Original: There are ten women and 4 men in my chemistry class.

Correct: There are 10 women and 4 men in my Chemistry class.

  • English Pls Ms. Sue help me by checking my work -

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/735/02/
    and
    http://www.wwu.edu/journalism/syllabi/207labmanual.htm
    and
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm

    11, 20. Read up on when to capitalize and when not.

    12. I think the original was correct.

    13, 16, 18. OK

    14, 16, 19. Still errors that need to be corrected. See Commas #4 in the Commnet website above.

    15. See the second link above and read about identifying political parties.

  • English Pls Ms. Sue help me by checking my work -

    20. Original: There are ten women and 4 men in my chemistry class.

    Correct before: There are 10 women and 4 men in my Chemistry class.

    Correct now: There are ten women and four men in my Chemistry class.

    15. Original: Senator Barbara Mikulski, Democrat Maryland, has a six-year-old son who is in the 1st grade.

    Correct before: Senator Barbara Mikulski (Democrat Maryland) has a six-year-old son who is in the first grade.


    Correct now: Senator Barbara Mikulski (Democrat Maryland) has a 6 year old son who is in the first grade.

  • English Pls Ms. Sue help me by checking my work -

    Apparently, you didn't bother to read the links I posted for you above.

    In the second link:
    • Abbreviate names of political parties when used parenthetically or in election statistics:
    U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said today….

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