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August 30 (83R)

  1. 1. August 30, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Turn in your syllabus agreement if you haven’t already done so<br />
  3. 3. Change in Office Hours<br />My office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays will change to 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. <br />Please make a note of this on your syllabus<br />
  4. 4. Grammar Lesson #1<br />
  5. 5. Subjects<br />
  6. 6. Subjects<br />The subject tells who or what is doing something or being something.<br />Usually the subject is a noun—a person, place, or thing. (Fred, San Francisco, chair)<br />A subject can also be a pronoun—a word that takes the place of a noun. (he, she, it, they)<br />Wilbur laughs.<br />He is in a good mood.<br />
  7. 7. Compound Subjects<br />Sometimes a sentence has more than one subject. <br />A subject with more than one part is called a compound subject.<br />Abid and Sam cooked the meal.<br />The monkey and the lion helped the princess.<br />
  8. 8. Activity 1: Add Subjects<br />When you are finished with the activity press any button on your i>Clicker!<br />
  9. 9. Activity 1: Add Subjects<br />My ________ works at the post office.<br />The _________ complained about the cold weather.<br />_______ and _______ worked together on the project.<br />Every ________ deserves lots of love.<br />_______ attended the soccer game.<br />father<br />mailman<br />Marilee<br />Anna<br />child<br />Barney<br />
  10. 10. Activity 1: Add Subjects<br />The colorful ________ made the room much prettier.<br />This ________ needs your attention immediately.<br />Jamiel’s __________ was due at 10:00 a.m. on Friday.<br />______ and ______ go rock climbing in New Mexico.<br />The ________ employs many undergraduate students.<br />painting<br />project<br />homework<br />Jessica<br />Lionel<br />library<br />
  11. 11. Subject Pretenders<br />Sometimes the subject of a sentence is hard to identify because of a subject pretender.<br />One type of subject pretender is a prepositional phrase, which begins with a preposition.<br />
  12. 12. Prepositions<br />A preposition is a word that expresses how other words are related in time, space, or another sense.<br />
  13. 13. Common Prepositions<br />Look at your list of prepositions<br />Make sure you are able to recognize a preposition for the first quiz<br />
  14. 14. Activity 2: Add Prepositions<br />When you are finished with the activity press any button on your i>Clicker!<br />
  15. 15. Activity 2: Add Prepositions<br />into<br />The swimmer dove ______ the pool.<br />The novel Beloved was written ______ Toni Morrison.<br />Kendra wears several bracelets ______ her left wrist.<br />Evan bought a car _____ the Internet.<br />______ her last class, Berta eats her lunch.<br />by<br />on<br />on<br />Before<br />
  16. 16. Activity 2: Add Prepositions<br />at<br />Malcom goes to sleep every night ___ midnight.<br />Hiding your house key ______ the doormat is a bad idea.<br />Jessica had Dr. Chen _____ her statistics professor<br />Entering the office, Bruce suspected everyone had been talking _____ him.<br />Every day, the children walked ____ a house that they thought was haunted.<br />under<br />for<br />about<br />by<br />
  17. 17. Prepositional Phrases<br />A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition and its object. <br />The object is a noun or a pronoun, together with any words that describe or refer to the object.<br />
  18. 18. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases<br />When you are finished with the activity press any button on your i>Clicker!<br />
  19. 19. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases<br />Isaac bought his computer __________________________.<br />My humanities group meets _________________.<br />Songs ____________ are very popular.<br />The children ate the cookies that they found ______________.<br />When the power failed, I was ________________.<br />before the big sale<br />after class<br />about love<br />on the counter<br />in the attic <br />
  20. 20. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases<br />Before the concert<br />_________________, James practiced his guitar.<br />_________________, the mechanic repaired the van.<br />Zaini caught the bus ___________.<br />The sparrows flew _____________________.<br />Everyone walked home _______________.<br />During the storm<br />at the mall<br />over the power lines<br />after the recital<br />
  21. 21. Prepositional Phrases<br />A prepositional phrase cannot be the subject of a sentence.<br />You can cross out prepositional phrases to help you figure out the subject of a sentence.<br />
  22. 22. Prepositional Phrases<br />The doctor from next door bandaged my knee.<br />Circle prepositions.<br />Line out the prepositional phrase.<br />Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.<br />The doctor is the subject because <br />he is doing the bandaging.<br />
  23. 23. Prepositional Phrases<br />The girl in the doorway looks like my niece.<br />Circle prepositions.<br />Line out the prepositional phrase.<br />Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.<br />The girl is the subject because <br />she is looking.<br />
  24. 24. Prepositional Phrases<br />The bell on the steeple of the church rang three times.<br />Circle prepositions.<br />Line out the prepositional phrase.<br />Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.<br />The bell is the subject because <br />it is doing the ringing.<br />
  25. 25. Prepositional Phrases<br />One of my favorite comic strips in the Sunday paper is Peanuts.<br />Circle prepositions.<br />Line out the prepositional phrase.<br />Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.<br />One is the subject because <br />it is being something.<br />
  26. 26. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases<br />When you are finished with the activity press any button on your i>Clicker!<br />
  27. 27. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases<br />The tenants down the hall are seldom home.<br />Darryl bought a used car for three thousand dollars.<br />The flowers in that yard need to be watered.<br />After the midterm, the biology class became more difficult.<br />Inside those boxes, you will find my old textbooks.<br />
  28. 28. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases<br />The guests at the party appreciated the DJ.<br />Without his friends, Rashid felt somewhat shy.<br />The information from that Web site is not very reliable.<br />The questions on the worksheet covered the last seven chapters.<br />Two of Kristina’s best friends joined a sorority.<br />
  29. 29. Reading journal<br />
  30. 30. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />
  31. 31. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />Q1: What do you think of when you see this picture?<br />
  32. 32. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />Q2: If you read the title of the book, what comes to mind? <br />
  33. 33. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />Q3: What do you think the book is about?<br />
  34. 34. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />Video Clip<br />Q4: After seeing the clip, write down what you think the book is about, and discuss it with your neighbor (work in pairs). Use keywords.<br />
  35. 35. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />Q5: Do you know what the terms autism and Asperger mean?<br />Yes<br />Sort of<br />No<br />
  36. 36. Background to the curious incident of the dog in the night-time<br />
  37. 37. Background of Mark Haddon<br />Born in 1962 in Northampton<br />Worked with autistic children in the eighties, before the term autism was commonly used<br />First book (2003)<br />
  38. 38. The Story<br />About an autistic boy<br />Lives with his father<br />Investigating the murder of his neighbor’s dog<br />
  39. 39. The Setting<br />Takes place around April 1998<br />Swindon, England<br />Middle-class family<br />
  40. 40. The Main Character<br />Christopher John Francis Boone<br />15 years old<br />Asperger’s Syndrome<br />Whole book is told from his perspective (first-person point of view)<br />
  41. 41. Introduction of Diagnostic Essay<br />
  42. 42. Homework<br />Bring your dictionary for the diagnostic essay<br />You will receive a check mark in the gradebook for this!<br />

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