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Learning from mistakes

(Find TurkEyette’s mistakes)


Amy J. Horne, Ph.D.


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Better than my Dreams: Turkeyette’s Adventures In New York city, using High Level

Thinking Skills in a fun, educational, creative manner, individually or working with a partner.

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Find Turkeyette’s Mistakes


Turkeyette makes a big mistake. HINT: Proper Noun. Identify the mistake (include location

of mistake): ___________________________________________________________

Do you start a new paragraph each time a new character speaks? If yes, cite an example (with

page number):


Page 8, Find the letter that should not be capitalized. ______

Page 10, Correct the sentence grammatically: As if Amen signaled the start of a race,

Turkeyette started pecking at her food, wildly.

Page 13, Identify the tab mistake: _______________________________________________

Page 15, Circle & correct the punctuation: Then, allow me to introduce myself; my name is Trinity.

Page 42, Use a stronger verb in the passage (cross out & replace): Trinity asked,

How am I doing, Doc? Am I passing?

Page 52, What word should not be capitalized? HINT: time ____________________________

Page 60, Correct the punctuation: As they approached some doors, Tot pointed. In this room,

behind these doors is where we perform.

Page 63, Document the italics phrase mistake: ______________________________________

Page 67, Correct the dialogue tab errors (record the first two word of the dialogue:



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