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September 14 (83MW)

  1. 1. September 14, 2011<br />Click to let me know you are here!<br />
  2. 2. Turn in your rough draft<br />
  3. 3. Turn in your diagnostic essay with worksheet<br />
  4. 4. Quiz<br />Remember to circle the prepositions and put a line through the prepositional phrase!!!!!<br />
  5. 5. Discuss the textbook<br />
  6. 6. Phrases<br />
  7. 7. Phrases<br />If a group of words lacks a subject or a verb or both, it’s a phrase. <br />A phrase is not a complete sentence.<br />
  8. 8. Notice the difference between phrases and sentences in these examples:<br />Phrase: To get a good lock for my house.<br />Sentence: To get a good lock for my house, I need to talk to a locksmith.<br />
  9. 9. Notice the difference between phrases and sentences in these examples:<br />Phrase: To come up with the right answer.<br />Sentence: Pam was unable to come up with the right answer.<br />
  10. 10. Notice the difference between phrases and sentences in these examples:<br />Phrase: Making her a good dinner.<br />Sentence: I want to please my girlfriend by making her a good dinner.<br />
  11. 11. Notice the difference between phrases and sentences in these examples:<br />Phrase: Such as a new backpack, a Barbie, a walkie-talkie, a stuffed lizard, and even a computer.<br />Sentence: My daughter says she wants a lot of things for her birthday, such as a new backpack, a Barbie, a walkie-talkie, a stuffed lizard, and even a computer.<br />
  12. 12. Notice the difference between phrases and sentences in these examples:<br />Phrase: On the shelf.<br />Sentence: I can’t reach the box on the shelf.<br />
  13. 13. Activity 1: Identify Phrases and Sentences<br />Use your iClicker to select an answer!<br />
  14. 14. 1. To drive down the mountain at night.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  15. 15. 2. Before paying the bill, she carefully reviewed the statement.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  16. 16. 3. To find a new job, Felicia updated her computer skills.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  17. 17. 4. On Tuesday my kindergarten students.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  18. 18. 5. The anthrax scare turned out to be a hoax.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  19. 19. 6. For example, a computer, a cell phone, and a DVD player.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  20. 20. 7. Over there on the table.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  21. 21. 8. We pushed open the gate.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  22. 22. 9. To study for Spanish, English, pre-calculus, biology, and economics.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  23. 23. 10. The fire in the national forest was caused by a careless smoker.<br />Phrase<br />Sentence<br />
  24. 24. Clauses<br />
  25. 25. Clauses<br />A clause can be a whole sentence or a part of a sentence. <br />There are two kinds of clauses: independent and dependent.<br />
  26. 26. Independent or Main Clauses<br />An independent clause, also called a main clause, is a group of words with a subject and a verb that can stand alone as a complete sentence.<br />All sentences contain at least one independent clause, and some contain more than one.<br />
  27. 27. Independent Clauses<br />Pat enjoyed his first tennis lesson.<br />He learned to hit a forehand lob, and he learned to serve.<br />He decided to sign up for more lessons through the summer.<br />
  28. 28. How to Identify an Independent Clause<br />Check that the word group has a subject and a verb.<br />Check that the word group can stand alone as a sentence.<br />
  29. 29. Activity 2: Write Independent Clauses<br />Expand each of the following word groups into a sentence so that it contains an independent clause.<br />The day my divorce became final ____________________________________.<br />Although my wife and I were not getting along, _________________________________________.<br />Because I had sworn to be with her forever, __________________________________.<br />______________________even though we tried so hard to stay together.<br />Because we had no children, ___________________<br /> ________________________.<br />was one of the worst days of my life<br />I always thought we could patch things up<br />I wanted to make the marriage work<br />We just never got along<br />the divorce<br />was fairly simple<br />
  30. 30. Activity 2: Write Independent Clauses<br />Expand each of the following word groups into a sentence so that it contains an independent clause.<br />When we saw each other for the last time, _________________________.<br />_____________________ because the bad memories are fading.<br />A year after the divorce, ______________________________.<br />Although I haven’t found someone else to love, __________________________________.<br />Because I don’t want to make the same mistake again, _______________________________________<br /> ________________________.<br />we cried and said good-bye<br />I’m more cheerful now<br />I have my feet back on the ground<br />I hope I’ll find the right woman for me<br />I’ll get to know my partner<br /> well before marrying her<br />
  31. 31. Discuss Dog<br />
  32. 32. 1. Why is Christopher fascinated with illustrations, diagrams and maps? How do they help us understand him?<br />
  33. 33. 2. List three things Chris likes and three things he dislikes. Explain his reasons for each like/dislike listed.<br />
  34. 34. 3. How does Christopher’s father show him love?<br />
  35. 35. 4. What makes Chris feel safe? What makes him feel unsafe?<br />
  36. 36. 5. Why does Christopher find people confusing?<br />
  37. 37. Christopher asserts, “I am not a spazzer.” Do you agree/disagree and why. Give examples to support your view.<br />
  38. 38. Peer Review<br />Read your paragraph aloud. You are allowed to stop and write all over your paper. The rest of the group is not allowed to comment whatsoever (even after you are finished). Everyone reads aloud first.<br />Decide which color highlighter will represent you in the group.<br />Decide as a group how much time you have for each paragraph. Remember, you will need time at the end to discuss.<br />Pass your paragraph and peer review sheet to the left. Peer review the paragraph in front of you concentrating on content, not surface errors. Highlight your comments in your color. Pretend the author of the paragraph is nowhere near you. All comments/questions/critiques should be written.<br />Fill in the “Editor #1” section of the peer review sheet. Highlight your name in your color.<br />Pass left again and repeat steps four and five using the appropriate editor section.<br />Repeat step six.<br />Review the comments on your paragraph and your peer review sheet. Make a note of any questions you have.<br />Take turns being in the mush pot of your groups for a couple of minutes and discuss each paragraph.<br />
  39. 39. Homework<br />Paragraph #2 final draft typed with rough draft, peer review, and rubric stapled behind it<br />

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