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  1. 1. 4­2­14.notebook 1 April 02, 2014 4/2/14 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Independent Reading 2. Grammar Assignments: -Paragraph on the lesson (TH) -Parts of Speech test (F) -Vocab Writing (F)
  2. 2. 4­2­14.notebook 2 April 02, 2014 Prepositions are words that connect nouns or pronouns to the rest of the sentence. A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun that is the object of the preposition. The small, gray kitten ran around the chair. Preposition Object of the  preposition The alien spaceship went around the planet.
  3. 3. 4­2­14.notebook 3 April 02, 2014 Prepositions add details 1. Tom rode his bike. 1. Tom rode his bike to school. 2. Michelle and I will eat lunch. 2. Michelle and I will eat lunch at 3:00. 3. My cat played. 3. My cat played with a ball of yarn. 4. I will put my helmet on. 4. Before I skateboard, I will put my helmet on. 5. The Space Shuttle launched. 5.  In the morning, the Space Shuttle launched into outer space. Push on pics
  4. 4. 4­2­14.notebook 4 April 02, 2014 Prepositional Phrases when where  how atinside aboveinto acrossnear againston alongsideonto amongover aroundthrough behindthroughout belowtoward beneathto betweenunder beyondunderneath byup downupon inwithin after as before during past since till until for from like of off unto with
  5. 5. 4­2­14.notebook 5 April 02, 2014 Which are Prepositions? Circle the Prepositions PullPullPULLPULL OF AWAY FROM TOTHROUGH INTO BETWEEN BEFORE HAPPY WIDE ORDERLY WALK SPIN ORANGE SMILING STOPSTOP
  6. 6. 4­2­14.notebook 6 April 02, 2014 http://atlantis.coe.uh.edu/archive/langarts/langarts_graphics/langgr1.html
  7. 7. 4­2­14.notebook 7 April 02, 2014 1. I went to see a movie with my best friend. 2. The movie playing at the cinema was about a dog. 3. I sat beside Kendall and behind her mother. 4. She bought popcorn for us to eat with our sodas. 5. I was sad during the movie. 6. The boy found his dog beyond the big hill. Underline the prepositions in the following sentences and circle the objects of the preposition. PULLPULL
  8. 8. 4­2­14.notebook 8 April 02, 2014 PullPull Number a sheet of paper from 1-8. Write a different prepositional phrase for each of the eight items in the picture. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
  9. 9. 4­2­14.notebook 9 April 02, 2014 Fill in the blanks with a common conjunction for this well known nursery rhyme. Jack_____Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water Jack fell down_____broke his crown _____Jill came tumbling after. Up got Jack,_____home did trot As fast as he could caper He went to bed_____bound his head With vinegar_____brown paper. Click here for the rhyme's history. and and and and and and
  10. 10. 4­2­14.notebook 10 April 02, 2014 F A N B O Y S RUT ETND ORO Each letter in FANBOYS is the first letter for a conjunction. Drag the label to make each one. ND ET OR UT O OR R
  11. 11. 4­2­14.notebook 11 April 02, 2014 1. In San Francisco we visited_________ Golden Gate Bridge_________also Golden Gate Park. 2. In 2008_________the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team_________the women's volleyball team won medals._________the coaches _________the players expected to place for medals. 3. _________Shannon_________Michael will drive you home. both and neither nor not only but oreither Sometimes conjunctions work in pairs. Use each label only once to fill in the blanks.
  12. 12. 4­2­14.notebook 12 April 02, 2014 1. Would you please buy me a poster and the group's new CD? 2. Either the team members or the manager will sign autographs for the fans. 3. Mr. Parker would usually be there, but he has to attend a wedding this weekend. 4. We can see the movie in Pottsfield or New Lake. 5. Birds migrate south for they seek a warmer climate in the winter. 6. He not only wrote the book, but he also published it himself. 7. We enjoyed both the novel and the movie version of The Outsiders. 8. Neither the First Ammendment question nor the Fifth Ammendment question was an easy on. 9. Monica wanted to go to Florida during the winter recess, but her parents were against the plan. 10. The podiatrist asked whether I preferred swimming or biking. 11. I don't watch the television show, nor do I want you to tell me what it was about.
  13. 13. 4­2­14.notebook 13 April 02, 2014 On the next two pages, write your own sentences using conjunctions as described. Use "and" to connect two verbs. Use "or" to connect two subjects.
  14. 14. 4­2­14.notebook 14 April 02, 2014 Use "and" to connect two sentences. Use "but" to connect two sentences.
  15. 15. 4­2­14.notebook 15 April 02, 2014 Now add a sentence that uses a conjunction