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10 22-13 subject verb agreement lesson 1


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10 22-13 subject verb agreement lesson 1

  1. 1. 10­22­13.notebook October 22, 2013 10/22/13 8th Grade Language Arts Assignments: -2 comments on reading response (F) Agenda: -Supplemental Vocab list (TH) 1. Independent Reading -Vocabulary Unit 5 (TH) 2. Grammar -Spelling Test (TH) -Book Review Final Draft (Th- end of class) *Be adding words to your supplemental vocab list [Mrs. Slavens will check on Thursday!] 1
  2. 2. 10­22­13.notebook October 22, 2013 Chapter 9, Lesson 1: Agreement in Number • A verb must agree with its subject in number Singular and Plural Subjects: • Singular subjects take singular verbs -The new museum displays works by local artists. • Plural subjects take plural verbs -Chicago's art museums display priceless paintings. 2
  3. 3. 10­22­13.notebook October 22, 2013 Verb Phrases: • In a verb phrase, it is the first helping verb that agrees with the subject. -Theresa has collected ceramic figurines. -Friends have admired her interesting collection. Doesn't and Don't • Use doesn't with singular subjects • Use don't with plural subjects • in formal writing, do not use contractions 3
  4. 4. 10­22­13.notebook October 22, 2013 Complete with Table Groups 1. A popular saying (is/are) "Opposites Attract." 2. On the contrary, we (doesn't/don't) often seek relationships with people who hold values different from our own. 3. Personality clashes (spoils/spoil) relationships. 4. Differences (creates/create) tension. 5. Typically, a talkative person (prefers/prefer) the company of other sociable people. 6. A quiet individual sometimes (feels/feel) more comfortable with their fellow introverts. 7. Teens usually (selects/select) friends who are most like them. 4
  5. 5. 10­22­13.notebook October 22, 2013 Rewrite this paragraph Sometimes the best friends is the ones you least expect.. More than once I has meet someone I didn't grow to like for several years. When I met my friend Kelli two years ago, she were obnoxious and I couldn't stand her. Now we hangs out almost everyday. She don't seem like the same person I once met. Language Network pg 210 5