INSTRUCTIONS: Number the sentences in the order you believe they appear in the original paragraph. Then copy the paragraph on a sheet of paper.
Important: Don’t copy word for word! Try to remember 5 to 10 words (and punctuation marks) at a time.
|_____||A crane would take away your courage and your skill—three cranes would leave you with as much fight as a lettuce leaf.|
|_____||There were signs that told a warrior to fight, or to pack up and go home.|
|_____||They believed that there were good days for fighting and bad days.|
|_____||The Celts were fearless fighters yet they could easily be put off a fight.|
|_____||If he saw a crane bird, for example, he knew that would bring him bad luck.|
Deary, Terry. The Cut-Throat Celts. Illus. Martin Brown. London: Scholastic Children’s Books, 1997. (Print.) (5).
The author’s paragraph here.