Tuesday July 12, 2011 Hubbs Center - ELL 7 Agenda and Objectives
Our objectives for today...• Quick write: We will compare a theme from Romeo and Juliet with our own lives.• We will review and practice simple and compound sentences. Sample sentences Our sentences Act 2, Scene 2• We will discuss, practice and use the cognitive reading strategy: making connections.• We will read Act 2, Scene 2. Reading Response Log
Quick write!• Choose a theme we have discussed from Romeo and Juliet so far.• Write a paragraph to connect the theme you choose from Romeo and Juliet with your life.Love and marriage Coincidence and Timing: “The right place at the right time.”Nervous and excited feelings Bad luck, foreshadowingCelebration – party Conflict, Enemies: “if you are a Montigue, you can’tThinking about past, present and future: come!”Paris, Lady Capulet, Juliet, Romeo FamilyHappiness – people together at the party Respect
What is a simple sentence?• A simple sentence has the most basic elements that make it a sentence: a subject, a verb, and a completed thought.• Examples of simple sentences: Joe waited for the train. The train was late. Mary and Samantha took the bus. I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus station. Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station before noon and left on the bus before I arrived.
Simple Sentences Joe waited for the train. "Joe" = subject, "waited" = verb The train was late. "The train" = subject, "was" = verb Mary and Samantha took the bus. "Mary and Samantha" = compound subject, "took" = verb I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus station. "I" = subject, "looked" = verb Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station before noon and left on the bus before I arrived. "Mary and Samantha" = compound subject, "arrived" and "left" = compound verb
Compound Sentences • A compound sentence is a sentence made up of two independent clauses (or simple sentences) connected to one another with a •Coordinating coordinating conjunction. conjunctions -"FAN BOYS": • Examples of compound sentences: • * For Joe waited for the train, but the train was late. • * And I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus • * Nor station, but they arrived at the station before • * But noon and left on the bus before I arrived. • * Or Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station • * Yet before noon, and they left on the bus before I • * So arrived. Mary and Samantha left on the bus before I arrived, so I did not see them at the bus station.http://transcoder.usablenet.com/tt/www2.ivcc.edu/rambo/eng1001/sentences.htm?un_jtt_redirect
Sentence Hunt!• We are now going to “hunt”, or look for, examples of simple and compound sentences... in our writing (Quick Write from today) in Act 2, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet.• Circle simple sentences• Underline compound sentences
What do successful readers do?• Cognitive Reading Strategies
Reader Response JournalPage What is it Connection Questionnumber about?
Act 2, Scene 2• Capulets • Montagues • Neither Sampson Gregory Abraham Prince Tybalt Balthasar Lord and Lady Capulet Benvolio Juliet Lord and Lady Nurse Montague Servant Romeo Paris Rosaline Mercutio Cousin Capulet