February 14, 2011<br />Grammar Review<br />Introduction to the Website<br />Introduction to Writing (Cont’d.)<br />
Housekeeping<br />Welcome Sheet/First Day Handouts<br />Textbooks<br />
Parts of Speech Review #1<br />Nouns, Verbs, Adverbs, and Adjectives<br />
Nouns<br />Nouns are words that name people, places, or things.<br />	Ex:  students, classroom, computer <br />Write down ...
Verbs<br />Verbs are words that express an action*<br />Ex: talk, walk, teach, listen<br />What are three more action word...
Basic Sentences<br />A simple sentence has a noun part (subject) and a verb part (predicate).<br />Ex:  The teachertalks.<...
More Interesting Sentences<br />We can add some words to our basic sentence to tell more about the teacher and how he/she ...
Adjectives<br />Adjectives give more (or “add”) information about nouns.<br />	Ex:  The crazy teacher talks loudly.<br />	...
Adverbs<br />Adverbs give (“add”) more information about  verbs.<br />	Ex:  The crazy teacher talks loudly.<br />			    		...
Add some adjectives and adverbs to the sentence you wrote earlier.<br />Adverbs (Cont’d.)<br />
Student Sentences<br />The happy teacher talks enthusiastically.<br />He has recently published amazing artwork.<br />The ...
Introduction to Class Website<br />Follow the instructions on the handout<br />Help each other<br />Once you have created ...
10 minute break<br />
Introduction to Writing (Cont’d.)<br />Come to the front to get a temporary text<br />Turn to p. 8 and 9 of the text<br />
Activity 2 (p.9)<br />Complete the statements.  <br />An important difference between writing and talking is that in writi...
Activity:  Paragraph on the best or worst ______________.<br />Review my feedback on your outline and follow my instructio...
Homework<br />1.  Website<br />Make a post in the social forum<br />Review the slides from this class (just to make sure y...
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  1. 1. February 14, 2011<br />Grammar Review<br />Introduction to the Website<br />Introduction to Writing (Cont’d.)<br />
  2. 2. Housekeeping<br />Welcome Sheet/First Day Handouts<br />Textbooks<br />
  3. 3. Parts of Speech Review #1<br />Nouns, Verbs, Adverbs, and Adjectives<br />
  4. 4. Nouns<br />Nouns are words that name people, places, or things.<br /> Ex: students, classroom, computer <br />Write down three nouns that you can find in this room<br />Class Ex: blackboard, table, ladies<br />
  5. 5. Verbs<br />Verbs are words that express an action*<br />Ex: talk, walk, teach, listen<br />What are three more action words that describe what we do or could do in the classroom?<br />Class Ex: study, walk, read, say, listen, understand, write, acknowledge, feel, breathe<br />*Some verbs express “states of being” rather than actions: am, was, appears, seems, etc.<br />
  6. 6. Basic Sentences<br />A simple sentence has a noun part (subject) and a verb part (predicate).<br />Ex: The teachertalks.<br />Write a simple sentence right now.<br />Ex: She arrived late.<br />He is happy.<br />The student studied.<br />I am studying English.<br />
  7. 7. More Interesting Sentences<br />We can add some words to our basic sentence to tell more about the teacher and how he/she talks.<br /> Ex: The crazy teacher talks loudly.<br />
  8. 8. Adjectives<br />Adjectives give more (or “add”) information about nouns.<br /> Ex: The crazy teacher talks loudly.<br /> (adjective) <br />What are some other adjectives that we could use instead of crazy?<br />Class Ex: Beautiful, wonderful, fabulous, happy, intelligent, aggressive, lazy, tired, enthusiastic.<br />
  9. 9. Adverbs<br />Adverbs give (“add”) more information about verbs.<br /> Ex: The crazy teacher talks loudly.<br /> (adverb)<br />What other adverbs could we use instead of loudly?<br />Class Ex: carefully, properly, quickly, clearly, calmly, silently, strongly, slowly, worringly, seriously, roughly, angrily, impatiently.<br />
  10. 10. Add some adjectives and adverbs to the sentence you wrote earlier.<br />Adverbs (Cont’d.)<br />
  11. 11. Student Sentences<br />The happy teacher talks enthusiastically.<br />He has recently published amazing artwork.<br />The playful girl is jogging home happily.<br />She strongly recommended us to visit the fabulous illuminating event.<br />He liked to study a strange book quickly.<br />I’m studying advanced English patiently.<br />I am deeply affected by the serious novel, “The Unbearable Lightness of Being.”<br />
  12. 12. Introduction to Class Website<br />Follow the instructions on the handout<br />Help each other<br />Once you have created your account and can access the website you should:<br />Make a post in the social forum<br />Review the slides from this class (just to make sure you can do it)<br />
  13. 13. 10 minute break<br />
  14. 14. Introduction to Writing (Cont’d.)<br />Come to the front to get a temporary text<br />Turn to p. 8 and 9 of the text<br />
  15. 15. Activity 2 (p.9)<br />Complete the statements. <br />An important difference between writing and talking is that in writing we absolutely must ____________ any statement we make.<br />A _______________ is made up of a point (topic sentence) and a collection of specifics (reasons and details) that support the point.<br />
  16. 16. Activity: Paragraph on the best or worst ______________.<br />Review my feedback on your outline and follow my instructions to continue your work on the topic. <br />Write the paragraph. (You have approximately 1 hour.) <br />Hand in all your in-class writing, stapled in the following order: <br />freewriting (1 mark)<br />outlining (1 mark)<br />paragraph (8 marks)<br />This assignment will be evaluated according to the criteria set out on p. 10 of your text book.<br />
  17. 17. Homework<br />1. Website<br />Make a post in the social forum<br />Review the slides from this class (just to make sure you can do it)<br />Online Grammar Practice – do the “Parts of Speech” review.<br />Pre-Reading for next Monday<br />English Skills, p.47-49 only.<br />

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