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  • 1. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 9/10/12 7th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Warm-up: Vocabulary Pretest/Spelling Pretest Assignments: 2. Spelling/Vocabulary - Lit Circles (W) 3. Grammar -Spelling Post Test (F) 4. Literature -Reading Material in class (TH) 1
  • 2. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 What is a preposition? • word used to show a relationship between a  noun or pronoun and some other word in  the sentence • Common Prepositions:  behind, about,  across, beside, by, during, on, like, in,  under, without 2
  • 3. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 A preposition introduces a phrase that ends with a noun or pronoun. Identify the noun or pronoun in the Pull phrases below. noun on her head pronoun to her noun around the grassy field Will a preposition ever appear by itself in a sentence? No, it will not. Click the question to find out. 3
  • 4. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 To make a prepositional phrase: preposition + adjective(s) + noun or pronoun Prepositions to use: on over for of through off across with in before 4
  • 5. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 Prepositional phrases describe nouns and verbs. Fill in the blanks with your own phrases. Click the checkmark for examples. on her head A jeweled crown was placed____________________. to town Ben walked ________because his truck needed repairs. around the grassy field The track____________________was freshly laid. 5
  • 6. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 Pull out the prepositional phrases. from "How the Camel Got His Hump" by Rudyard Kipling In the beginning of years, when the world was so new and all, for Man and the Animals were of a Howling Desert just beginning to work for Man, in the middle there was a Camel, of years In the beginning and he lived in the middle of a Howling Desert because he did not want to work; and besides, he was a Howler himself. 6
  • 7. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 1. Dogs have been trained to perform a wide variety of jobs. 2. Watchdogs protect their owners homes from burglars. 3. Guide dogs help their owners across the street. Objects of preposition cannot be the subject or verb of a sentence! 4. Over our heads, great formations of geese were flying north. 5. With all that lightning, they will be safer inside the house. 6. A change in the tropical forest affects many species. 7. Overhunting in an area changes the animal population. 8. Many conservationists are worried about the destruction of tropical forests. 7
  • 8. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 Assignment: Workbook page 125 odds 8
  • 9. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 The Reading Process: Describe your own reading process. Before Reading- Set a purpose, Preview, Plan During Reading- Read with a purpose, Connect After Reading- Pause and reflect, Reread, Remember 9
  • 10. 7th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 Bring reading material to class on Thursday 10