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    • August 30, 2011
    • “Good Grammar Gets the Girl”
    • “Good Grammar Gets the Girl”
    • “Good Grammar Gets the Girl”
    • 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
    • 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!
    • My writing lab orientation