Read the passage.
(1) When Benjamin Franklin was 22 years old, he opened a printing shop in Philadelphia. (2) There he published two popular periodicals. (3) They were the Philadelphia Gazette and Poor Richard’s. (4) The Philadelphia Gazette was a newspaper. (5) Poor Richard’s was an almanac. (6) Poor Richard’s was published once a year. (7) Poor Richard’s was a collection of miscellaneous information. (8) A feature of Poor Richard’s was advice about how to be happy. (9) The advice was also about how to be successful. (10) The advice was in the form of sayings, such as, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”
Which is the most effective way to combine sentences 4 and 5?
A) The newspaper the Philadelphia Gazette and almanac Poor Richard’s were the two that he published.
B) The Philadelphia Gazette, a newspaper and Poor Richard’s was an almanac.
C) The Philadelphia Gazette was a newspaper, and Poor Richard’s was an almanac.
D) The Philadelphia Gazette, a newspaper, and Poor Richard’s, an almanac, was what they were.