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8th Grade Language Arts

October 24, 2013

Assignments:
-2 comments on reading response (F)

A...
10­24­13.notebook

October 24, 2013

1. aghast

9. prodigal

17. cower

2. ample

10. sequel

18. epitaph

3. plausible

1...
10­24­13.notebook

October 24, 2013

Chapter 9, Lesson 3: Agreement Problems in
Sentences
Subjects in Unusual Positions
Ty...
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October 24, 2013

(Is, Are) last­borns more rebellious than 
middle children?  
Turn the sentence aroun...
10­24­13.notebook

October 24, 2013

Predicate Nouns
• the verb should agree with the subject, not the noun
-Her inspirati...
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October 24, 2013

1. Does pets have personalities?
2. Studies of animal behavior suggest differences in...
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  1. 1. 10­24­13.notebook 10/24/13 8th Grade Language Arts October 24, 2013 Assignments: -2 comments on reading response (F) Agenda: -Reading Response (M) 1. Independent Reading -Grammar Lesson 3 wkbook pages (M) 2. Spelling Post Test 3. Vocab Pretest 4. Grammar 1
  2. 2. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 1. aghast 9. prodigal 17. cower 2. ample 10. sequel 18. epitaph 3. plausible 11. plebeian 19. assert 4. facetious 12. pulverize 20. inaudible 5. jurisdiction 13. indiscriminate 6. proximity 14. ethical 7. volatile 15. intrigue 8. apparition 16. disdain 2
  3. 3. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 Chapter 9, Lesson 3: Agreement Problems in Sentences Subjects in Unusual Positions Types of sentences • Question -Does this music video contain interesting computer graphics? • Sentence beginning with here or there -Here is an on-air announcer with an enjoyable play list. • Sentences beginning with an adverb, adjective, or a phrase -Around the nation is heard the sound. 3
  4. 4. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 (Is, Are) last­borns more rebellious than  middle children?   Turn the sentence around Last­borns (is, are) more rebellious than  middle children. Last­borns (is, are) more rebellious than  middle children. Are last­borns more rebellious than middle  children?  4
  5. 5. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 Predicate Nouns • the verb should agree with the subject, not the noun -Her inspiration is abstract paintings by Pablo Picasso. Prepositional Phrases • The subject is never in a prep phrase -Traditionally, the pattern of symbols represents things found in nature. -Traditionally, the pattern of symbols represents things found in nature. 5
  6. 6. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 1. Does pets have personalities? 2. Studies of animal behavior suggest differences in temperament. 3. There is many cats and dogs with distinctive traits. 4. For example, pit bulls is an aggressive breed of terrier. 5. On the other hand, a Chihuahua is a very timid dog. 6. From careful observation comes new insights into pet behavior. 7. Heredity is one factor in determining what your pet is like. 8. There is some pets with serious behavioral problems. 9. Has you ever seen a cat chew wool? 10. On local radio stations play a popular call-in show for pet owners. 6
  7. 7. 10­24­13.notebook October 24, 2013 7

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