English & History

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 []

Chapter 4- Lesson 1- Verbals

Verbals   A verbal is just a label for something that has to do with a verb.   Verbal Phrases are phrases that begin with verbs. There are three types of Verbal Phrases:   Gerunds Participles Infinitives     Gerunds A gerund is a noun that turns into a verb. You just add –ing to it. For example:   Run = Running Think = Thinking Play = Playing   Participles A Participle is a verb that turns into an adjective. There are []

Chapter 2: Lesson 3: Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns   A Possessive Pronoun shows that something belongs to someone. Examples of some can be as followed: Mine, Yours, His, Hers, Ours, and Theirs.   For instance:   The last piece of pizza is mine.   I think this dirty shirt is yours.   Sally wanted everyone to know the new pet cat was hers.   The problems I face with most authors when I go through their manuscripts is vague pronouns.   Examples:   Jessica wanted to get a []

Chapter 2: Lesson 2: Objective Pronouns

Objective Pronouns   An Objective Pronoun is a pronoun that takes the place of the object of a sentence.   The object of a sentence is the thing that happens to a sentence.   Examples:   Mary hit the gate.   The bride carried the bouquet of flowers.   Some Object Pronouns can be as followed: Me, You, Her, It, Us, Them, Whom and That.     ————-   Jeyran Main   If you would like a book review click here If []

Chapter 2: Lesson 1: Subjective Pronouns

Pronouns   A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun (Person, place or a thing).   Examples:   Katy ran for class president. She can for class president.   “She” takes the place of “Katy”   The football players celebrated. They celebrated.   “They” takes the place of “The football players”   Subjective pronouns are pronouns that take the place of the subject of the sentence.   What is the subject of a sentence? It is the thing []

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

Akkadia Akkadia was led by Kind Sargon for over 50 years. He is the first kind in history! King Sargon united some of the Sumerian cities discussed in the previous lesson but later on they fell under the ownership of Babylonia.   Babylon Babylonians were led by a man named, Hammurabi. They were the ones that conquered the southern Sumerian cities and created an empire. They built roads creating easier travel routes and better trading. Hammurabi is famous for creating 282 laws, []

Chapter 1: Lesson 2: The First Humans – The Neolithic Era

The first humans lived in what is called the Paleolithic Era. It is also known as the Stone Age. These people were hunters and they collected things they found. They moved from place to place in order to survive and divided chores between themselves in order to get all their needs met on time. Most humans followed animals in order to find better places to live. They were like immigrants traveling long distances. The Ice Age migrated humans towards warmer lands. Humans []

Chapter 1: Lesson 1: The First Humans Prehistory

I  am going to start by talking about Historians. It is important to know this before we even begin to learn about the past. Historians are scholars that study the past by using whatever records they can find. For instance, they use historic art or read letters, study religious documents, and community records. If we want to study the time where none of these recourses were available then the study of prehistory will rely on Archaeology. These are scientists who study objects []