English & History

Chapter 3 – Lesson 1 – Intensive Pronouns

Intensive Pronouns   An intensive Pronoun is a pronoun that emphasizes its antecedent.   Examples:   My brother tied his shoes himself.   Here, ‘My brother’ is an antecedent. ‘Himself’ is an intensive pronoun.   Intensive Pronouns always end with ‘self’ or ‘selves’. You can also see some intensive pronouns to be like below: Myself, himself, yourself, themselves, ourselves, and yourselves.   Examples:   I saw the girl myself. The dogs turned the faucets on themselves. The band itself is amazing.   []

Chapter 1: Lesson 2: Clauses

A clause is a group of words that include at least a subject and a verb. The subject in this case always acts through a verb. For example: Before summer ended Because the wolf hid out in the forest There are a few types of clauses such as Independent clauses, and dependent clauses. Independent clauses can stand alone but dependent clauses can’t. I will show you the difference, using examples: I went to the party after the game. (Independent clause) When the []

Chapter 2: Lesson 1: First Civilizations – 3500 BC -300 CE

Mesopotamia – Sumeria Sumeria was the first civilization that was developed in Mesopotamia. The Sumerians practiced a faith called Polytheistic, which meant that they believed if they obeyed the Gods then they would have a good harvest or less flood. A supreme ruler governed them. This method of ruling is called Theocracy. A deity or God had the right to rule. Language and writing were conducted by making wedge-shaped impressions. This type of communication was created by Sumerians and it is called []

Your Ultimate ACT Prep Book by Ashleigh Owens (Book Review #233)

This review was kindly requested by Ashleigh Owens.  Your Ultimate ACT prep book is written with the intention to provide the best strategy and work ethic to increase your score. ACT is divided into four multiple choice subject tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning. Subject test scores range from 1 to 36; all scores are integers. The book is like a test prep course without the expensive costs. What I liked about the book was that it is integrated into four chapters []

Chapter 6- Verbs AND Mood

Yes! A verb can be in a mood but the mood of a verb does not tell us how a verb feels. It rather tells us how the person who is acting the verb, feels. Mood of Verbs   The moods of a verb have completely different names than a person’s mood.   Indicative Verbs are used when we state a fact.   For example:   I biked I bike I will bike   Imperative Verbs are used when we tell someone []

Chapter 5- Active and Passive Voice and Verbs

Verbs, Active, and Passive   A verb can either be active or passive. When the verb is active then the subject of the sentence actually does something.   For example: Maria hit the ball out of the park. Michaela sang a song.   To make a verb passive you just add some form of ‘to be’ to the verb.   For example:   The dog was walked The dog is walked The dog will be walked   This lesson is very important []