9 5-13 lessons 4-6 and organization


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9 5-13 lessons 4-6 and organization

  1. 1. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 1 September 05, 2013 9/5/13 8th Grade Language Arts  Agenda: 1. Independent Reading 2. Grammar 3. Writing Workshop Assignments: -Comment on 2 students' responses (F) -Grammar Ch 1 L 6-7 (F)
  2. 2. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 2 September 05, 2013 Grammar Lessons 6: Kinds of Sentences Declarative Interrogative Imperative Exclamatory . ? . or ! ! asks a question; always ends with a question mark tells or asks someone to do something; usually ends with a period but may end with an exclamation point makes a statement; always ends with a period shows strong feeling; always ends with an exclamation point
  3. 3. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 3 September 05, 2013 Grammar Chapter 1, Lesson 7: Subjects in unusual positions Question: the subject comes after the verb or between parts of the verb phrase Commands: the subject is (you) Inverted Sentences: the subject comes after the verb Sentences beginning with here or there: subjects follow verbs (IMPORTANT- the subject is almost never here or there Are you walking to the Brooklyn Bridge? Put on your comfortable shoes. Across the East River extends the bridge. Here comes the bus to Brooklyn.
  4. 4. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 4 September 05, 2013 1. Would you like a trip to the past? 2. Visit the historic town of Williamsburg, Virginia. 3. Between the James and York rivers lies this popular tourist attraction. 4. Here is a brief description. 5. Within the town are over 80 homes and other buildings from the 1700s. 6. There are also more than 400 reconstructed buildings. 7. Along the streets stroll actors in colonial costumes. 8. Inside some buildings are demonstrations of crafts. 9. Are you planning a trip to Williamsburg? 10. Read a brochure or travel book for more information.
  5. 5. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 5 September 05, 2013 Choose a character in a book you have read or a movie you have seen. Pretend to be that character, and write a diary entry for one day in that character's life. Use at least one of each kind of sentence (declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory). Also, use a sentence that is inverted and another that begins with here or there.
  6. 6. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 6 September 05, 2013 Organization Organization is structure, the central meaning, the pattern of ideas within a piece of writing. When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. ~Enrique Jardiel Poncela Organization.pps
  7. 7. Organization and  Lessons 6­7.notebook 7 September 05, 2013
  8. 8. Attachments Organization.pps