208-213 • What was the central event of Thoreau’s life? • Why was Thoreau arrested in 1846? • What institution is Thoreau mainly countering? • What war was Thoreau criticizing in “Civil Disobedience”? • Finish the sentence: “That government is best which governs ____________.”
213-220 • Don’t worry about making this entry up.
Rewrite each sentence with the prepositional phrase in its correct location. The photographer pointed his camera at the baboons with the expensive lens. The camera in the tree awakened the baboon. Sitting perfectly still, the baboon carefully watched the photographer with his eyes half open. The photographer nervously snapped another photo of the baboon with shaking hands. In one rapid motion, the baboon grabbed a piece of fruit and hurled it at the intrusive photographer from the tree. Pretest 5
Rewrite each sentence correctly. • Living in a wide variety of habitats, the African mainland contains many leopards. • Having highly prized fur, hunters kill leopards. • Hunting them as game, the Cape Mountain zebra has become an endangered species. • Declining rapidly in number farmland is taking over the habitat of pygmy chimpanzees. • Hunters are the most dangerous predators of African wildlife, seeking material gain.
Underline the appositive or appositive phrase once and the word it renames twice. Baboons, a type of large monkey, have canine teeth and doglike muzzles. These animals have an interesting diet: eggs, fruit, grass, insects, and roots. Mandrils, large and colorful monkeys, are very similar to baboons. The colorful males protect the pack themselves. Not much is known about the mandril, a shy and quick creature. Pretest 6