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August 30 (71)

  1. 1. August 30, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Hold up your dictionary when I call your name<br />
  3. 3. Turn in your syllabus agreement if you haven’t already done so<br />
  4. 4. Change in Office Hours<br />My office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays will change to 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. <br />Please make a note of this on your syllabus<br />
  5. 5. Grammar Lesson #1<br />
  6. 6. Subjects<br />
  7. 7. Subjects<br />The subject tells who or what is doing something or being something.<br />Usually the subject is a noun—a person, place, or thing. (Fred, San Francisco, chair)<br />A subject can also be a pronoun—a word that takes the place of a noun. (he, she, it, they)<br />Wilbur laughs.<br />He is in a good mood.<br />
  8. 8. Compound Subjects<br />Sometimes a sentence has more than one subject. <br />A subject with more than one part is called a compound subject.<br />Abid and Sam cooked the meal.<br />The monkey and the lion helped the princess.<br />
  9. 9. Activity 1: Add Subjects<br />My ________ works at the post office.<br />The _________ complained about the cold weather.<br />_______ and _______ worked together on the project.<br />Every ________ deserves lots of love.<br />_______ attended the soccer game.<br />father<br />mailman<br />Marilee<br />Anna<br />child<br />Barney<br />
  10. 10. Activity 1: Add Subjects<br />The colorful ________ made the room much prettier.<br />This ________ needs your attention immediately.<br />Jamiel’s __________ was due at 10:00 a.m. on Friday.<br />______ and ______ go rock climbing in New Mexico.<br />The ________ employs many undergraduate students.<br />painting<br />project<br />homework<br />Jessica<br />Lionel<br />library<br />
  11. 11. Subject Pretenders<br />Sometimes the subject of a sentence is hard to identify because of a subject pretender.<br />One type of subject pretender is a prepositional phrase, which begins with a preposition.<br />
  12. 12. Prepositions<br />A preposition is a word that expresses how other words are related in time, space, or another sense.<br />
  13. 13. Common Prepositions<br />Look at your list of prepositions<br />Make sure you are able to recognize a preposition for the first quiz<br />
  14. 14. Activity 2: Add Prepositions<br />into<br />The swimmer dove ______ the pool.<br />The novel Beloved was written ______ Toni Morrison.<br />Kendra wears several bracelets ______ her left wrist.<br />Evan bought a car _____ the Internet.<br />______ her last class, Berta eats her lunch.<br />by<br />on<br />on<br />Before<br />
  15. 15. Activity 2: Add Prepositions<br />at<br />Malcom goes to sleep every night ___ midnight.<br />Hiding your house key ______ the doormat is a bad idea.<br />Jessica had Dr. Chen _____ her statistics professor<br />Entering the office, Bruce suspected everyone had been talking _____ him.<br />Every day, the children walked ____ a house that they thought was haunted.<br />under<br />for<br />about<br />by<br />
  16. 16. Diagnostic Essay<br />
  17. 17. Homework<br />Study your prepositions<br />Begin reading Brave New World<br />

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