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  • 1. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 1 September 03, 2013 9/3/13 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Independent Reading 2. Grammar 3. Writing Workshop Assignments: -wkbook 6 and 9 (W) -comment on 2 reading responses (F)
  • 2. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 2 September 03, 2013 Complete sentences must have two  things: Subject Verb
  • 3. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 3 September 03, 2013 Chapter 1, Lesson 1 Notes • Complete Subject- all the words that tell whom or what the sentence is about • Complete Predicate- the verb and all the words that complete the verb's meaning • EX: Metropolitan areasinclude suburbs Subject and Predicate Chain
  • 4. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 4 September 03, 2013 Chapter 1, Lessons 2 and 3: Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates • Simple subject- the main word or group of words in the complete subject • Simple Predicate- the verb- the main word or words in the complete predicate • EX: Many Mexicans celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
  • 5. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 5 September 03, 2013 Pull a sentence from the left.  Identify  the subject and verb.  Check your work by  dragging the sentence into the box below. You  can throw away the sentence when you are  done with it.  PullPull way. PullPull en. PullPull of his  PullPull
  • 6. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 6 September 03, 2013
  • 7. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 7 September 03, 2013 Find the noun and verb in each sentence.   Drag it to the appropriate column. Mrs. Zinkoff looks up the street. At first Zinkoff shades his eyes. He reaches back to shut the door. Subject (Noun) Verb (Action)
  • 8. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 8 September 03, 2013 My Writing Territories • Family- Doug, Taylor, Ruby, Henry!! • Wedding on the beach in Key West!! • Ruby's obsession with the zoo, the pool, and diving on the couch • Prayers/journal • Books reviews • My mom- everything that she went with cancer, information/memories to share with Taylor, Ruby, and Henry • My students- what they do each day as they become better students • St. John-curriculum, methods, letters, scripts, presentations for other teachers; Thesis paper packet • Friends- how they have influenced me; toasts for weddings; letters to them • Short stories- my dad, growing up • Newspaper articles for The Sower • Teaching- why I love it • Australia- nature, Milo, People to People • Europe- culture, architecture • Mountain Dew, Snickers, and other vices of mine • Childhood memories- Wilma, running into a parked car, trying to put an ad in the paper so someone could adopt my brothers • Moving Out- of dads; to college; to St. Louis • Divorce- essays in college; help for teenagers facing their parents divorce • Yadi • Meeting Moe Williams • Devotions • Football • Example papers for students • Letters to companies • Masters class essays- St. John, lessons, research • Poetry- I am from reading, growing up • Diary entries with Mrs. Durst • Journals in my scrapbook pages •     Our dream to move to Key West and start a Bed and Breakfast • My obsession with Pride and Prejudice, especially the one can be Mr. Darcy • Potty training Henry this summer • Growing up with my best friend Mary-grade school, high school, college • The Grand Canyon Trip with 8th graders • Casting Crowns- their music, meeting them, just the right moment
  • 9. ch 1 lessons 1­3.notebook 9 September 03, 2013 In collecting your writing territories, consider.... • memories: early, earlier, and recent • obsessions • idiosyncrasies • problems • dreams • itches • understandings • confusions • passions • sorrows • risks • accomplishments • fears • worries • fantasies • family, close and distant • friends, now and then • fads • favorites, now and then • pets, now and then • teachers, now and then • places: school, camp, trips, times away with friends and relatives • hobbies • sports • games • music • books • poems • songs • movies • writers and artists • food • pet peeves • beloved things-objects and possessions-now and then • all the loves of your life