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Chapter 4, Lessons 8-9


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Chapter 4, Lessons 8-9

  1. 1. February 13, 2012 Agenda:+Grammar, Chapter 4 ->Lesson 8: Combining Sentences: Adjectives ->Lesson 9: AbbreviationsSpelling & Vocabulary: None!Homework:pg. 336 #11-20pg. 337 #1-10 1
  2. 2. Lesson 8: Combining Sentences: AdjectivesTwo sentences that tell about the same noun can be combined byadding an adjective to one of the sentences. He looked behind the shed. The she was rusty.When combining sentences, leave out the words that repeat. Troy lost his binder. His binder was blue. Lana found a small kitten. It was a striped kitten. 2
  3. 3. Tell how you would combine each pair of sentences.1. Tori looked in her room. Her room was cluttered.2. She then searched under the bushes. The bushes were brown.3. Ted helped her search for the hat. It was a red hat.4. Tori looked behind a tree. The tree was tall.5. She saw a raccoon chewing on her cap. The raccoon was wild. 3
  4. 4. Lesson 9: AbbreviationsAn abbreviation is a shortened form of a word. Monday- Mon. January- Jan. Randall Parker, Jr.Most abbreviations begin with a capital letter and end with aperiod. Mr. Mrs. Ms. Dr. Oct.Abbreviations are commonly used in addresses, lists,in titles, andbefore and after names. 4
  5. 5. Be the fastest to identify each abbreviation...Monday January AugustTuesday February SeptemberWednesday March OctoberThursday April NovemberFriday May DecemberSaturday JuneSunday July 5
  6. 6. Street Post OfficeRoad footDrive meterPlace inchesAvenueBoulevardbefore noon (ante meridiem)after noon (post meridiem)Incorporated 6
  7. 7. 2/25/11 Agenda:+Unit 21 Spelling Test/Grade+SSR Number 1-20 and 1-5 forHomework: bonus!NONE! 7