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  • Grammar In Action

    1. 1. Grammar In Action ACT Grammar and Rhetoric Unit Macomb ISD Presented by Anne Wozniak and Carrie Wozniak Friday, January 25 th , 2008
    2. 6. Out With The Old!
    3. 7. In With The New!
    4. 8. Your second mission . . . <ul><li>If you choose to accept it, the ISD will disavow any knowledge of you and your mission. </li></ul><ul><li>This message will self destruct in one minute. </li></ul>
    5. 9. Your mission: <ul><li>Open up your second envelope and complete the ACT English practice. </li></ul><ul><li>You have 10 minutes. </li></ul>
    6. 10. But . . . I want it all!
    7. 12. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>One size of information for all students Instructional Resources Grammar http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comma_splice http:// ace.acadiau.ca/english/grammar/comma.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/598/02/ http:// grammartips.homestead.com/splice.html http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/comma-splice.aspx http:// leo.stcloudstate.edu/punct/csfsro.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/nova/nova4.htm http:// grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm http:// owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commaproof.html http://a4esl.org/q/h/9901/cw-sentprob.html You can have it all! No More!
    8. 13. ACT/ELA Scoring Guide – The Why? <ul><li>75 Points – ACT English </li></ul><ul><li>12 Points – ACT Writing (Persuasive Essay) </li></ul><ul><li>12 Points – Social Studies Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 99 Points </li></ul>
    9. 14. Unit Design Organization <ul><li>Based on the ACT College Readiness Standards: </li></ul>http://www.act.org/standard/planact/english/index.html
    10. 15. Table of Contents <ul><li>ACT English Test Samples </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Grammar Support </li></ul>
    11. 16. The Grammar Unit
    12. 17. Classroom Applications <ul><li>Cut and paste activities into word documents. </li></ul><ul><li>On-line student practice </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning activities </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Tests </li></ul>
    13. 18. <ul><li>In closing, remember it takes both the old and the new. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_9ZlIGjt6c </li></ul>
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