1. The Iroquois were five different tribes, yet they united to form one Indian nation. Yet. Five Different Tribes-One Indian Nation
  2. The Sky Woman carries the seeds and allows them to fall.  And. Carries-Allows
  3. The Grizzlies were not supposed to act independently or challenge the chief. Or. Act Independently-Challenge
  4. Settlers conquered the Indians, but some tribes have survived.  But. Conquered-Have Survived
  5. Did the Modoc live in New York State or in Oregon.  Or.New York State-Oregon
  6. The Sky Chief pledges to make the dream true yet The Sky Chief is saddened by this pledge.
  7. The chief has great power but he also has great responsibilities.
  8. In one myth, an uprooted tree forms a hole in the sky and in and in another, a stone forms a hole.
  9. They wanted potential allies to see the fire so they kept it burning constantly.
  10. The woman gives her thanks to the swans and the woman gives her thanks to the turtle.

Grammar in Your Writing


  1. The Swans are very beautiful animals but the muskrats are very smart animals. -Contrast
  2. I love to live under the sky yet I would like to experience living below the waters. -Contrast
  3. There was a big tree that his roots spread in all directions so they supported the world. -Result


  1. Don’t throw garbage on the floor or you will be punished.
  2. It’s not allowed to bring ipods and cellphones to class.
  3. You can’t go to the bathroom in the middle of a class but you can go, if it’s an emergency.