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August 24 (83MW)
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August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
August 24 (83MW)
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  • 1. August 24, 2011
  • 2. Turn in syllabus agreement
  • 3. Grammar Lesson #1
  • 4. Subjects
  • 5. Subjects
    The subject tells who or what is doing something or being something.
    Usually the subject is a noun—a person, place, or thing. (Fred, San Francisco, chair)
    A subject can also be a pronoun—a word that takes the place of a noun. (he, she, it, they)
    Wilbur laughs.
    He is in a good mood.
  • 6. Compound Subjects
    Sometimes a sentence has more than one subject.
    A subject with more than one part is called a compound subject.
    Abid and Sam cooked the meal.
    The monkey and the lion helped the princess.
  • 7. Activity 1: Add Subjects
    My ________ works at the post office.
    The _________ complained about the cold weather.
    _______ and _______ worked together on the project.
    Every ________ deserves lots of love.
    _______ attended the soccer game.
    father
    mailman
    Marilee
    Anna
    child
    Barney
  • 8. Activity 1: Add Subjects
    The colorful ________ made the room much prettier.
    This ________ needs your attention immediately.
    Jamiel’s __________ was due at 10:00 a.m. on Friday.
    ______ and ______ go rock climbing in New Mexico.
    The ________ employs many undergraduate students.
    painting
    project
    homework
    Jessica
    Lionel
    library
  • 9. Subject Pretenders
    Sometimes the subject of a sentence is hard to identify because of a subject pretender.
    One type of subject pretender is a prepositional phrase, which begins with a preposition.
  • 10. Prepositions
    A preposition is a word that expresses how other words are related in time, space, or another sense.
  • 11. Common Prepositions
    Look at your list of prepositions
    Make sure you are able to recognize a preposition for the first quiz
  • 12. Activity 2: Add Prepositions
    into
    The swimmer dove ______ the pool.
    The novel Beloved was written ______ Toni Morrison.
    Kendra wears several bracelets ______ her left wrist.
    Evan bought a car _____ the Internet.
    ______ her last class, Berta eats her lunch.
    by
    on
    on
    Before
  • 13. Activity 2: Add Prepositions
    at
    Malcom goes to sleep every night ___ midnight.
    Hiding your house key ______ the doormat is a bad idea.
    Jessica had Dr. Chen _____ her statistics professor
    Entering the office, Bruce suspected everyone had been talking _____ him.
    Every day, the children walked ____ a house that they thought was haunted.
    under
    for
    about
    by
  • 14. Explanation of Diagnostic Essay
  • 15. Homework
    Bring your dictionary for the diagnostic essay!
  • 16. Go to lab for mywritinglab orientation

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