Looking Good and Seeing Well

Ioanna Mar

(photo credit: Ioanna Mar)


“My mother looks good.” This does not mean that she has good eyesight; it means that she appears healthy.

(This example from the Purdue OWL– see link below)



See more of the evolution of Betty Crocker here.

Today’s assignment: Read this section at Purdue Owl — here.

Write four original sentences correctly using the words: good, well, bad, and badly.

Extra credit: Write four more original sentences correctly using the words: sure, surely, near, and nearly.

Mark Anderson Cartoon



Inspiration Through Walking

Many famous authors, such as Dickens and Wordsworth, are known to have been great walkers.

Another great walker and climber was John Muir: a great naturalist and conservationist.

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More wonderful John Muir quotes at Goodreads.

Today’s Assignment:

1. Take a walk. Research the national parks in your area.

2. Write an inspirational essay on what you have seen on your walk.


Complete the following diagram and write an essay explaining your findings.

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