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E10 apr21 2010

  1. 1. April 21, 2010<br /><ul><li>Subject and Object Pronouns
  2. 2. Descriptive Paragraphs</li></li></ul><li>Housekeeping<br />Tests will be returned on Monday.<br />
  3. 3. QUICK REVIEW<br />Every sentence has a subject, and often has an object.<br />Maya smiled at Cindy.<br /> s v o<br />Subject = the person or thing doing the action.<br />Object = the person or thing receiving the action.<br />
  4. 4. Subject and Object Pronouns (p.477)<br />So, pronouns have different forms depending on whether they are acting as subjects or objects in the sentence.<br />Maya smiled at her.<br /> s v o<br />Shesmiled at Cindy.<br /> s v o<br />
  5. 5. Subject and Object Pronouns (p.477)<br />
  6. 6. Subject Pronouns (p.477)<br />Let’s look at the example sentences for subject pronouns on p. 477 . . .<br />
  7. 7. Subject Pronoun Rules (p.478)<br />Use a subject pronoun when you have a compound subject:<br />NOT: Scottand me went to the movie. x<br />BUT: Scott and I went to the movie. <br />TIP: Try out each pronoun by itself in the sentence to see which one sounds right:<br />Me went to the movie, OR I went to the movie?<br />
  8. 8. Subject Pronoun Rules (p.478)<br />Use a subject pronoun after forms of the verb be:<br /> (am, is, was, were, has been, and have been)<br />NOT: It wasme who stole the money. x<br />BUT: It wasI who stole the money. <br />TIP: to avoid these awkward sounding sentences, you can reword them.<br />I stole the money.<br />I was the one who stole the money.<br />
  9. 9. Subject Pronoun Rules (p.478)<br />3. Use subject pronouns after than or as:<br />NOT: You drive much better than him. x<br />BUT: You drive much better thanhe (does). <br />
  10. 10. Object Pronouns (p.479)<br />Let’s look at the examples of object pronouns on p. 479 . . . <br />When two objects follow a verb, use the object pronoun:<br />NOT: He goes skiing with my sister and I. x<br />BUT: He goes skiing with my sister and me. <br />[Note: this is a complicated example; refer to the second example in the book]<br />TIP: To check which pronoun sounds right, omit (leave out) the first object.<br />He goes skiing with I, OR He goes skiing with me?<br />
  11. 11. Activity 1, p. 479<br />Underline the correct pronoun.<br />Then circle “S” or “O” to indicate what type of pronoun it is.<br />Number 1 is done for you! <br />Do as many as you can in the next ten minutes.<br />
  12. 12. Activity 1, p. 479<br />done <br /> me - object<br /> she - subject<br /> we – subject <br /> we – subject (we choir members get to perform . . . )<br /> them - object<br /> She – subject <br /> me - object<br /> he - subject<br /> me – object <br />
  13. 13. BREAK<br />
  14. 14. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 268<br />a description = picture in words<br />To create a picture in words, you need to observe and record specific details that relate to the five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch.<br />
  15. 15. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 268<br />Read and compare the two descriptions of a rug on p. 269.<br />What senses are involved in the second description?<br />sight, hearing, and touch<br />
  16. 16. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 268<br />Let’s take a look at the sample paragraphs, starting with “My Teenage Son’s Room.”<br />
  17. 17. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 271<br />Complete the questions that follow the three sample paragraphs. We will go over the answers together.<br />Remember that a topic sentence = what the paragraph is about and what the writer thinks or feels about it.<br />
  18. 18. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 271<br />Unity<br /> My Teenage Son <br /> 10 – One reason <br />Support <br />b. crammed – sight; milky smell – smell; sour and strong – smell <br />c. slender hands are tipped – sight<br />d. white wicker clothes hamper – sight; clothing- sight; smelly socks – smell.<br />
  19. 19. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 271<br />4. (11) The shelves against . . .<br />Coherence<br />to my right, to my left, next to, across the room, on the bedside . . . <br />face; feet; top to bottom<br />
  20. 20. Descriptive Paragraphs, p. 273<br />Read “Developing a Descriptive Paragraph.”<br />Then answer these questions:<br />What did Victor realize about writing?<br />What are the four main steps in Victor’s writing process?<br />
  21. 21. Homework<br />Complete Writing Assignment 1, p.275 for homework. Follow the steps given and hand in all your work, including the final draft.<br />Due Monday, April 26th.<br />

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