5. While at a stop sign, it’s important first to look both
ways and then to proceed with caution.
1. In the 1960s, folk singers composed songs about peace.
2. Some students thought the exam was difficult because it
covered 13 chapters.
3. To conserve water, consumers should purchase lowwater-
4. The university opened the new satellite center so that
students could attend classes nearer their homes.
5. In aggressive telemarketing sales calls, the caller urges
the consumer to make an immediate decision before
Crime and Punishment
while on vacation in
Russia helped me better understand the people I met.
2. The English 100 students turned to stare in unison as
Professor Sanders strolled into the lecture hall wearing
Bermuda shorts, a straw hat, and sunglasses.
3. The antique blue-and-white vase featured a relief of a
young woman with ringlet curls and upraised arms,
kneeling before a brazier.
4. As police officers wandered in and out of the room where
the body had been found, the reporter questioned a middle-
aged woman wearing a ratty pink bathrobe.
5. Although the gift shop was closed, we huddled near the
entrance, encouraged by a sign on the door that read,
“Back in one hour.”
1. The parents held their baby as if she were a brittle
2. People in the checkout line wore tired faces, leaning
heavily on their shopping carts and glancing at their
watches. The cars snaked down the hill and around the
3. Her ancient refrigerator wheezed and coughed all
through Aunt Harriet’s sleepless night.
4. The man and woman stared into each other’s eyes as if
they were two hypnotists in a duel.
5. The defensive end ran down his prey and then pounced.
I dashed from my bed that Tuesday morning, already an
hour behind schedule. Befuddled with sleep, I hastened
toward the bathroom to wash only my face. No shower
that morning, since I was already going to be arrive late
for World History, my first class in standard five. (Notice
the specific details added about the day of the week and