Common and Proper Nouns
All nouns are either common nouns or proper nouns. Common nouns are general names for
people, places, things, or ideas. Proper nouns are the specific names given to individual people,
places, things, or ideas. In writing, proper no
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part II
1. In the scene where Mildred and Montag read books together, what are their
Mildred is missing watching her TV family and she is afraid someone will come to
burn the house down once they find boo
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part I
1. In the opening scene, why are the books compared to birds?
Comparing books to birds allows the reader to picture everything from the
flapping of the pages to the dying of the book. Birds are relatable creatures the
Commonly Misused Words
Directions: For each of the following sentences, select the correct word.
1. Betty has (all ready, already) handed in her paper.
2. (All right, Alright), Ill wrap the package now.
3. What was the coachs (advice, advise) to you playe
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part III
1. What is Montags estimation at the end of section II? Why?
At the end of section II, Montag guesses an alarm was put in because when
people in the truck get out, and he finally looks out the window, he realizes th
Directions: Underline the correct verb form and/or pronoun.
Example: Neither of the rooms (was, were) clean.
1. Not one of these answers (is, are) correct.
2. Every boy in the room (was, were) present on time.
3. Neither of these books (have, has) a price
1. Traditionally, robin are said to _ the arrival of spring.
2. Advertisements tend to _ even the most unexciting products and make them seem
1. The vaulters pole acts as a _ to launch him over the bar.
2. Psychologists say that it is better to express your feelings than to keep them _ inside.
1. The white shark we encountered while swimming was a(n) _ to our safety.
2. Because of their _ and hostility, the two apes in the zoo had to be separated.
1. Naomi lives in a(n) _ neighborhood; almost everyone has a similar _.
2. The critic wrote with _ about the performance, _ that the play was not worth the