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Writing 1Summer 2013Nikki MattsonIECP
Would you rather…• Have your mother live with you during the first year ofmarriage?• OR• Have your mother-in-law come over...
HW• Collect process paragraph + Editing Log• Collect descriptive picture paragraph
Agenda• Adjective game• Descriptive writing• Comma practice• “so” practice• “because” practice
Adjective Game Race
Review Descriptive Writing• Main idea with descriptive word.– Examples:– My roommate’s half of the refrigerator is very ne...
Descriptive Writing (pairs or alone)• Choose a picture• Brainstorm vocabulary and adjectives(senses chart)• Choose main id...
Descriptive Writing (individual)• Lab
Comma Practice• Pgs. 89-92
So (Conjunction)
Matching Activity• Find the other half of your sentence, andwrite it on the board.
Complex Sentences• Pgs. 133-136
“Because”
Race• Example
HW• Print and post picture description
15.  descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice
15.  descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice
15.  descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice
15.  descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice
15.  descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice
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15. descriptive writing, comma practice, complex sentence practice

  1. 1. Writing 1Summer 2013Nikki MattsonIECP
  2. 2. Would you rather…• Have your mother live with you during the first year ofmarriage?• OR• Have your mother-in-law come over for dinner 7 days a weekfor the first two years of marriage?
  3. 3. HW• Collect process paragraph + Editing Log• Collect descriptive picture paragraph
  4. 4. Agenda• Adjective game• Descriptive writing• Comma practice• “so” practice• “because” practice
  5. 5. Adjective Game Race
  6. 6. Review Descriptive Writing• Main idea with descriptive word.– Examples:– My roommate’s half of the refrigerator is very neat.– My trip to Quebec was very memorable because thecity seemed very European• Spatial transitions (choose a route)• Specific sense adjectives (look, feel, taste, smell, touch)• Conclusion
  7. 7. Descriptive Writing (pairs or alone)• Choose a picture• Brainstorm vocabulary and adjectives(senses chart)• Choose main idea• Chose spatial organization
  8. 8. Descriptive Writing (individual)• Lab
  9. 9. Comma Practice• Pgs. 89-92
  10. 10. So (Conjunction)
  11. 11. Matching Activity• Find the other half of your sentence, andwrite it on the board.
  12. 12. Complex Sentences• Pgs. 133-136
  13. 13. “Because”
  14. 14. Race• Example
  15. 15. HW• Print and post picture description

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