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    • English 8
      October 10, 2011
    • Do Now
      Complete Monday in DLR. Please remain silent so that your classmates may thoughtfully complete their work.
      (5 minutes)
    • GUM and DLR Reminders
      Be sure your name, date and period is on your paper.
      Please put my name on their, too.
      Please swap papers with a neighbor.
      Be sure your name is on the paper you corrected. It should say, “Corrected by . . .”
      This way, you will receive credit for grading the paper.
      Some classmates lost points for not filling out the progress grid on previous DLRs. ;-(
    • Essential Understanding Question
      Cornell Notes:
      Left Side:What is a preposition?
      Right Side:A preposition is any
      word that describes the
      relationship between a noun or
      Pronoun and some other word or
      element in the sentence.
    • Prepositions
      Cornell Notes:
      Right Side: Prepositions are always found in prepositional phrases.
      Left Side: What is a prepositional phrase?
      Right Side: A phrase is a group of words that lacks either a subject or a predicate. Its words function as a single part of speech.
      Right Side: A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition and an object of the preposition. The object is usually the word immediately following the preposition.
      Right Side: The minimum ingredients of a prepositional phrase are a preposition and an object of a preposition. Adding adverbs and adjectives to a prepositional phrase makes it more interesting. Spicier. Jazzier.
    • Examples of Prepositional Phrases
      Above such foolishness . . .
      After this insanely wild and crazy birthday party . . .
      Up the very steep mountain . . .
      Under the boulder . . .
    • Vocabulary Virtuoso
      A humongous shout out to . . .
      James!
      Delmar!
      Lon’don!
      Ja’leah!
      Jonas!
      Sarah!
      Tara!
      Destynee! A perfect 10!
    • Vocabulary Words
      On Wednesday, you will be tested on these five vocabulary words from WDC.
      These words go on a separate page in your Cornell notes.
      Pristine: adj. pure; uncorrupted
      Spew: v. to vomit or eject from the mouth [as in words]
      Treacherous: adj. dangerous; hazardous; unstable
      Meticulous: adj. described as taking extreme caution
      Accentuate: v. to give influence or to mark as special
    • Using our words in sentences
      Pristine: The freshly fallen snow gave the streets a pristine look until rush hour, when everything turned to slush.
      Spew: The winning ticket holder was so excited that she spewed uncontrollable nonsense during her interview with the reporter.
      Treacherous: The hike through the treacherous mountains was arduous and frightening and that’s why I considered myself lucky to make it out alive.
      The photographer is meticulous about the care for her equipment and that is why it is in such great shape.
      The reporter accentuated the politician’s achievements and purposely left out the information about his derelict past.
    • Using Vocabulary in Sentences
      Choose a partner who sits next to you and work together to develop meaningful sentences that demonstrate each of the following words. These five sentences are your exit ticket, today!
      Pristine
      Spew
      Treacherous
      Meticulous
      Accentuate
    • Sneak Peek for Tomorrow
      We will complete the clarification portion of our essay.
      Bring:
      Say, Mean, Matter
      Sarah, Jonas, Charles and Elijah will assist!
      Your homework is on the website. Look for it there.