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