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Shurley English7th grade<br />A grammar lesson created by Carrie Moeggenberg<br />Chapters 1-2<br />
Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms<br />Synonyms are words that have the same, or almost the same, meaning.  Example: boat, ...
Homonym Chart<br />Capital – upper part, main<br />Capitol – statehouse<br />Coarse – rough<br />Course – route<br />Counc...
Homonym Chart<br />Threw – did throw<br />Through – from end to end<br />To – toward (a preposition)<br />Too – denoting e...
“Nyms Jingle”<br />Homonyms sound the same, <br />Like to and too and two.  <br />Synonyms mean the same, <br />Like small...
The Five Parts of a Correct Sentence<br />A sentence is a group of words that has a subject and verb, expresses a complete...
Sentence Jingle<br />Credit given to:  rtatum0 at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgCYcKDiHMc<br />
“Sentence Jingle”<br />A sentence, sentence, sentence<br />Is complete, complete, complete<br />When 5 simple rules <br />...
The Four Kinds of Sentences<br />
Nouns and Verbs<br />A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.  A noun is labeled according to its function, or job, i...
Adverbs<br />An adverb modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb.  An adverb answers the questions about the subject o...
“Adverb Jingle”<br />An adverb modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb. <br />An adverb asks How? When? Where? Why? ...
Adjectives<br />An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. Adjectives answer the following questions of the subject:<br />Wh...
“Adjective Jingle” <br />An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. <br />An adjective asks: What kind? Which one? How many?...
Article Adjectives<br />The three most commonly-used adjectives: a, an, the.<br />They are sometimes called noun markers b...
Singular and Plural Nouns<br />A singularnoun does not normally end in an s or es and means only one.<br />A plural noun u...
Common and Proper Nouns<br />A common noun is a noun that names ANY person, place, or thing.  A common noun is not capital...
Editing Practice using SmartBoard<br />my  sister  shelley  is  living  in  madrid  spain  for <br />a  years  study  in  ...
Works Cited<br />Shurley, Brenda, Ruth Wetsell, and Teddie Raines Faye. The Shurley Method: English Made Easy. 2nd. Cabot,...
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Shurley English EDU653 Moeggenberg

  1. 1. Shurley English7th grade<br />A grammar lesson created by Carrie Moeggenberg<br />Chapters 1-2<br />
  2. 2. Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms<br />Synonyms are words that have the same, or almost the same, meaning. Example: boat, ship/ quick, fast/ raise, lift. <br />Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Example: dry, wet/ weary, fresh/ wild, tame/ cold, hot.<br />Homonyms are words which sound the same but have different meanings and different spellings. <br />
  3. 3. Homonym Chart<br />Capital – upper part, main<br />Capitol – statehouse<br />Coarse – rough<br />Course – route<br />Council – assembly<br />Counsel – advice<br />Forth – forward<br />Fourth – ordinal number<br />Its – possessive pronoun<br />It’s – it is<br />Lead – metal<br />Led – guided<br />No – not so<br />Know – to understand<br />Right – correct<br />Write – to form letters<br />Principle – a truth/rule/law<br />Principal – chief/head person<br />Stationary –motionless<br />Stationery – paper<br />Their – belonging to them<br />There – in that place<br />They’re – they are<br />
  4. 4. Homonym Chart<br />Threw – did throw<br />Through – from end to end<br />To – toward (a preposition)<br />Too – denoting excess<br />Two – a couple<br />Your – belonging to you<br />You’re - you are<br />
  5. 5. “Nyms Jingle”<br />Homonyms sound the same, <br />Like to and too and two. <br />Synonyms mean the same, <br />Like small and little do.<br />Antonyms are opposites,<br />Like over and under and old and new.<br />So, if you are in doubt, check it out; <br />Do what all good writers do. <br />Consult the dictionary and thesaurus<br />And watch your writing improve!<br />
  6. 6. The Five Parts of a Correct Sentence<br />A sentence is a group of words that has a subject and verb, expresses a complete thought, begins with a capital letter, and ends with an end mark. <br />
  7. 7. Sentence Jingle<br />Credit given to: rtatum0 at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgCYcKDiHMc<br />
  8. 8. “Sentence Jingle”<br />A sentence, sentence, sentence<br />Is complete, complete, complete<br />When 5 simple rules <br />It meets, meets, meets.<br />It has a subject, subject, subject<br />And a verb, verb, verb<br />It makes sense, sense, sense<br />With every word, word, word<br />Add a capital letter, letter, <br />And an end mark, mark. <br />Now our sentence has all its parts!<br />REMEMBER<br />Subject, Verb, Complete sense, <br />Capital letter, and an end mark too. <br />Our sentence is complete, <br />And now we’re through!<br />
  9. 9. The Four Kinds of Sentences<br />
  10. 10. Nouns and Verbs<br />A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea. A noun is labeled according to its function, or job, in a sentence. <br />A verb tells what is being said about the subject. The verb tells what the subject does or shows a state of being. <br />
  11. 11. Adverbs<br />An adverb modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb. An adverb answers the questions about the subject of the sentence: <br />How? When? Where? Why? Under what condition? To what degree? <br />
  12. 12. “Adverb Jingle”<br />An adverb modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb. <br />An adverb asks How? When? Where? Why? Under what condition? and To what degree?<br />To find an adverb: Go, Ask, Get.<br />Where do I go? To a verb, adjective, or another adverb. <br />What do I ask? How? When? Where? Why? Under What Condition? and To What Degree? <br />What do I get? An ADVERB! (Clap) That’s what! <br />
  13. 13. Adjectives<br />An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. Adjectives answer the following questions of the subject:<br />What kind? Which one? How many? <br />
  14. 14. “Adjective Jingle” <br />An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. <br />An adjective asks: What kind? Which one? How many? <br />To find an adjective: Go, Ask, Get. <br />Where do I go? To a noun or pronoun. <br />What do I ask? What kind? Which one? How many? <br />What do I get? An ADJECTIVE! (Clap) That’s what!<br />
  15. 15. Article Adjectives<br />The three most commonly-used adjectives: a, an, the.<br />They are sometimes called noun markers because they tell that a noun is close by. <br />
  16. 16. Singular and Plural Nouns<br />A singularnoun does not normally end in an s or es and means only one.<br />A plural noun usually ends in an s or esand means more than one. <br />
  17. 17. Common and Proper Nouns<br />A common noun is a noun that names ANY person, place, or thing. A common noun is not capitalized because it does not name a special person, place, or thing.<br />A proper noun is a noun that names a special, or particular, person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are always capitalized no matter where they are located in a sentence. <br />
  18. 18. Editing Practice using SmartBoard<br />my sister shelley is living in madrid spain for <br />a years study in spanish literature she left <br />August 29 1994 from stlouismissouri on a <br />t w a flight to new york city new york<br />Shelley loves spain and the european lifestyle <br />The people eat lots of food and take a <br />siesta every afternoon<br />Editing Guide: Capitals: 22 Commas: 9 Apostrophes: 1 Periods: 1 Endmarks: 4<br />
  19. 19. Works Cited<br />Shurley, Brenda, Ruth Wetsell, and Teddie Raines Faye. The Shurley Method: English Made Easy. 2nd. Cabot, AR: Shurley Instructional Materials, Inc., 1997. 6-14. Print. <br />"Shurley English Sentence Rap." YouTube. Web. 20 Jan 2011. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgCYcKDiHMc>. <br />

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