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  1. 1. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 1 September 05, 2013 Thursday, September 5th Homework: • Finish 1.8 Worksheet • Spelling Post Test #2 [Friday, September 6th] *Be adding words to your supplemental vocab list [Mrs. Weber will check on Friday!]
  2. 2. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 2 September 05, 2013 Lesson 8: Complements--Subject Complements A complement is a word or group of words thatcompletes the meaning of the verb. Objects of Verbs: Lesson 9 Subject Complements: Is a word or group of words that follows a linking verb and renames or describes the subject. A linking verb linksthe subject with a noun or adjective that tells more about it.
  3. 3. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 3 September 05, 2013 Common Forms of Linking Verbs: Forms of be: am, is, are, was, were, being, been Other linking verbs: appear, feel, look, sound, seem, taste Cowboy poetry is a Western tradition. Subject Linking Verb Complement Predicate Nouns/Adjectives: +Predicate Noun follows a linking verb and defines or re-names the subject +Predicate Adjective follows a linking verb and describes the quality of the subject A popular cowboy poet is Rudy Gonzales. Most cowboy poetry is humorous. Some poems are sad. Re-names Describes Describes
  4. 4. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 4 September 05, 2013 1. John Henry is an American folk hero. 2. Maybe this African-American man was a real person. 3. According to some, he was a worker on a railroad-buildingproject in the 1870s. 4. His life is the subject of a famous ballad. 5. In the ballad, his strength is extraordinary.
  5. 5. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 5 September 05, 2013 6. He is the winner in a contest with a powerful new steam drill. 7. His determination is remarkable, although the strain of winning killshim. 8. The victorious steel-driving man became a legend. 9. The legend grew more famous with each passing year. 10. John Henry is a symbol of the unbeatable human spirit.
  6. 6. Chapter 1, Lesson 8.notebook 6 September 05, 2013

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