Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook                    September 20, 2012     9/20/12     8th Grade Language Arts     A...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook       September 20, 2012   Chapter 1: Lessons 8 and 9­ Complements   Subject Comple...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook               September 20, 2012    • Predicate Adjectives PA­    describes a quali...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook              September 20, 2012   1. New Orleans is a city in Louisiana.   2.    It...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook      September 20, 2012      Objects of Verbs ­ follows an action verb      • Direc...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook             September 20, 2012    Indirect Objects ­ tells to whom or what an actio...
Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook                September 20, 2012   1.   Most city dwellers cherish urban parks.   ...
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7th grade 9 20-12

  1. 1. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 9/20/12 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Warm-up: 2. Grammar 3. Literature Todays Assignments: -Vocab Writing (F) -2nd Reading Log and Green sheet (F) -Nellie Bly Biography (M) -Grammar chapter 1 Test (TH) 1
  2. 2. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 Chapter 1: Lessons 8 and 9­ Complements Subject Complements: A word or group of words that follows a linking verb ; renames or describes the subject • Predicate Nouns (nominatives) PN­ defines or renames a subject o Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania. o Philadelphia equals the largest city… o The largest city in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia. 2
  3. 3. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 • Predicate Adjectives PA­ describes a quality of the subject o Philadelphia taste great . cheesesteaks The Liberty Bell is historic . 3
  4. 4. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 1. New Orleans is a city in Louisiana. 2. It was the birthplace of Jazz. 3. Preservation Hall is famous for its jazz concerts. 4. The restaurants of New Orleans are another attraction. 5. The Cajun dishes taste spicy. 4
  5. 5. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 Objects of Verbs ­ follows an action verb • Direct Objects ­ names the receiver of the action o What or Whom does/did/do S.V.? o Many Beijing residents ride bicycles. § What do residents ride? o New Yorkers take the Subway. § What do New Yorkers take? 5
  6. 6. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 Indirect Objects ­ tells to whom or what an action is performed o Usually comes between the verb and the direct object o to/for whom or what does/did/do S.V. DO? o Mass transit offers people easy commutes. § 1st ­ find the Direct object­ What does transit offer? = commutes § 2nd ­ find indirect object­ to whom does transit offer commutes? = people o Gondolas give Venetians romantic ideas. § 1st ­ What do gondolas give? = ideas § 2nd ­ to whom do gondolas give ideas? = Venetians *You cannot have an indirect object without a direct object (but you can have a direct and no indirect) 6
  7. 7. Lessons 8­9 7th grade 9­20­12.notebook September 20, 2012 1. Most city dwellers cherish urban parks. 2. These open spaces add variety to a city. 3. They give residents opportunities for recreation. 4. Chicagos Lincoln Park hugs the shore of Lake Michigan. 5. The parks free zoo teaches children lessons about nature. 7

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