|KISS Grammar Workbooks||2004 North Carolina Trainer Manual|
Directions: Fix the spelling, punctuation, and other grammatical errors in the following.
"Slam!" The door was closed and locked so no robbers could brake in to my house
while I was at Gymnastics. It was a worm, sunny Wednsday in June. The kind of day when
you just want to go swimming, but I'm going to gymnastics so swimming is out of my reach
right now. At gymnastics we were starting wips today. When ever I see the older girls
doing it they look really hard. and extra scary! I was shaking all over when we arrived at
Mr. Edgars is eager to get me started on wips. Anyone could tell because he sped
through the stretches. Usaly he goes slow as a tortise, but not today. As soon as we were
done he cent everyone to trompoline. Everyone with the exception of me. He cept me at
the tumbleing floor. He scamperd off to the end of the rod floor and told me to have
curage and go. I was temped to cry but I took his advise and tried doing the wip. It was
time to start running. I ran as fast as I could. It seemed as if I was going faster than a
rocket. I started into my backhand springs. They were extrordanary. After my last back
hand spring I was just about to go into a wip when I stopped in mid air. "Boom!" I fell to
the ground. I was mad as fire!
I was back in the same exact spot as last time. My heart was thumping, "thump.
thump." I ran even faster than before. While doing all four back handsprings I thought
about all the things I needed to do to get a wip ... toes pointed, stay tight, and have
confodense. Finally It was time to do my wip. I went straigt as a tooth pick. I wipped
myself around and around. I stuck landing for give seconds. I glanced over at my class
mates. I thought of them like an audieance. They must have liked my wip because they
looked amazed. My wip was relly good. As soon as I showed my mom, she was amazed
she didn't think I could do it!
It was time to leave and I was satisfied whith my wip. I can't wait until next Wednsday
when I can do more wips. I felt good inside because I acomplished something new at