Annotations What to Annotate in a Text Memorable statements or important points Key terms or concepts Central issues or themes Examples that support a main point Unfamiliar words Questions you have about a point or passage Your responses to a specific point or passage
Grammar Lesson #1
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.
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.
Activity 1: Add Subjects
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
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
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.
Prepositions A preposition is a word that expresses how other words are related in time, space, or another sense.
Common Prepositions Look at your list of prepositions Make sure you are able to recognize a preposition for the first quiz
Activity 2: Add Prepositions
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
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
Diagnostic essay Prompt
Will the following people please see me before we head over… Brenda Madrigal Omar Lopez Orlando Robles Eva Gutierrez Ronald Villavicencio Juan Carpio Eduardo Lopez
Homework Bring your dictionary for the diagnostic essay You will receive a check mark in the gradebook for this!