February 15, 2010<br />
Brainteaser<br />				STANDS<br />				0_23456789 <br />What phrase can the above lines and their position represent?<br />
Housekeeping<br />Textbook deposits<br />Welcome Sheets – I need your e-mail address to create your user account for the W...
Parts of Speech Review #2<br />
Articles<br />Articles are a type of adjective that appear before nouns: <br /> the (definite)   <br />a, an (indefinite)<...
Pronouns<br />Pronouns take the place of a noun to avoid repetition and/or add variety:<br />Ex:  Sally likes to ride Sall...
Prepositions<br />Prepositions are words that specify position, direction, or time:<br />She looked around the room.<br />...
Conjunctions<br />Conjunctions are joining words:<br />and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet<br />They help form compound subjec...
Interjections<br />Interjections are words or phrases that show strong emotions.  <br />Ow!  Wow!  Oh, no!  Ssh!  Yuck!  H...
Challenge<br />Make a sentence that contains all 9 parts of speech and is grammatically correct.<br />noun<br />verb<br />...
Example<br />Wow! That old woman sings sweetly and<br />Int.    adj. adj.   noun    verb   adv.     art.<br />    dances f...
Writing Feedback<br />
What was Your Writing Process?<br />Pre-writing?<br />What kind?  brainstorming/lists? outline? webbing/ diagraming? other...
The Writing Process<br />Pre-write to explore and define your topic:<br />brainstorm and select your topic<br />write a to...
Review of Paragraph Structure<br />Start with a topic sentence that clearly defines the main point of your paragraph;<br /...
Topic Sentences<br />should be the first sentence in the paragraph<br />contain the main point of a paragraph<br />give fo...
Effective Topic Sentences should<br />state one main idea or opinion that could be supported with specific evidence<br />E...
Effective Topic Sentences have<br />two main parts<br />the limited topic<br />the writer’s attitude about the topic<br />...
Topic Sentences should not<br />“announce” the topic<br />Ex:   I want to talk about my Ford Escort.<br />
Topic Sentences should not<br />be too broad<br />Ex:  Many people have problems with their <br />       cars.<br />
Topic Sentences should not<br />be too narrow<br />Ex:  My car is a Ford Escort.<br />
Activity, p. 58<br />I had several inconvenient experiences in Keg Yaletown.  <br />I didn’t enjoy going to the restaurant...
I didn’t enjoy the movie that I saw yesterday.<br />People shouldn’t spend money to watch this film.<br />This film is a w...
Prewriting – Class Practice<br />General Topic:   Going back to school as an adult<br />Let’s brainstorm some points about...
Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s pick the point we are going to focus on<br /> Going back to school as an adult  is ...
Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s brainstorm some reasons to support our topic<br />Topic Sentence:  Going back to sc...
Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s select the three strongest reasons and brainstorm some specific details and/or exam...
Homework<br />Topic:   your proudest accomplishment<br />Pre-write to come up with an outline/plan that includes<br />topi...
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E10 Feb15 2010

  1. 1. February 15, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Brainteaser<br /> STANDS<br /> 0_23456789 <br />What phrase can the above lines and their position represent?<br />
  3. 3. Housekeeping<br />Textbook deposits<br />Welcome Sheets – I need your e-mail address to create your user account for the Website.<br />
  4. 4. Parts of Speech Review #2<br />
  5. 5. Articles<br />Articles are a type of adjective that appear before nouns: <br /> the (definite) <br />a, an (indefinite)<br />Ex: Please give me the book. <br />(Which book? That specific book over there.)<br />Ex: Please give me a book. <br />(Which book? Any book, I don’t care!)<br />
  6. 6. Pronouns<br />Pronouns take the place of a noun to avoid repetition and/or add variety:<br />Ex: Sally likes to ride Sally’s bicycle.<br />Sally likes to ride her bicycle.<br />She likes to ride her bicycle.<br />However, careless use can cause confusion.<br />Ex: Sally likes to ride Shari’s bicycle.<br />She likes to ride her bicycle.<br />
  7. 7. Prepositions<br />Prepositions are words that specify position, direction, or time:<br />She looked around the room.<br />I hid behind the door.<br />He slept during class.<br />She walked toward the door.<br />
  8. 8. Conjunctions<br />Conjunctions are joining words:<br />and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet<br />They help form compound subjects and verbs:<br />Amir and Jack ran and jumped.<br />They help join independent clauses:<br />Amir wrote the paper, and Jack presented it.<br />
  9. 9. Interjections<br />Interjections are words or phrases that show strong emotions. <br />Ow! Wow! Oh, no! Ssh! Yuck! Hey!<br />
  10. 10. Challenge<br />Make a sentence that contains all 9 parts of speech and is grammatically correct.<br />noun<br />verb<br />adjective<br />adverb<br />article<br />pronoun<br />preposition<br />conjunction<br />interjection<br />
  11. 11. Example<br />Wow! That old woman sings sweetly and<br />Int. adj. adj. noun verb adv. art.<br /> dances frenetically around the room.<br /> v. adv. prep. art. noun.<br />
  12. 12. Writing Feedback<br />
  13. 13. What was Your Writing Process?<br />Pre-writing?<br />What kind? brainstorming/lists? outline? webbing/ diagraming? other? <br />How many drafts?<br />What is the difference between revising, editing, and proofreading?<br />
  14. 14. The Writing Process<br />Pre-write to explore and define your topic:<br />brainstorm and select your topic<br />write a topic sentence<br />brainstorm and select your supporting ideas<br />Write a rough draft<br />Revise to improve unity, support, and coherence<br />Edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage<br />Proofread for typing or handwriting errors<br />
  15. 15. Review of Paragraph Structure<br />Start with a topic sentence that clearly defines the main point of your paragraph;<br />Give three reasons to support your point;<br />Provide specific details or examples for each reason<br />Use transition signals to show the relationship between ideas<br />
  16. 16. Topic Sentences<br />should be the first sentence in the paragraph<br />contain the main point of a paragraph<br />give focus to the paragraph<br />are a promise to the reader about what the paragraph will be about<br />
  17. 17. Effective Topic Sentences should<br />state one main idea or opinion that could be supported with specific evidence<br />Ex: I hate my Ford Escort.<br />
  18. 18. Effective Topic Sentences have<br />two main parts<br />the limited topic<br />the writer’s attitude about the topic<br />Ex: I hate my Ford Escort.<br />Ex: My girlfriendis very aggressive.<br />Ex: Votingshould be required by law in Canada.<br />
  19. 19. Topic Sentences should not<br />“announce” the topic<br />Ex: I want to talk about my Ford Escort.<br />
  20. 20. Topic Sentences should not<br />be too broad<br />Ex: Many people have problems with their <br /> cars.<br />
  21. 21. Topic Sentences should not<br />be too narrow<br />Ex: My car is a Ford Escort.<br />
  22. 22. Activity, p. 58<br />I had several inconvenient experiences in Keg Yaletown. <br />I didn’t enjoy going to the restaurant for several reasons.<br />There are a few reasons for switching my telephone company to another one.<br />I am dissatisified with my current phone service.<br />My phone service is terrible.<br />
  23. 23. I didn’t enjoy the movie that I saw yesterday.<br />People shouldn’t spend money to watch this film.<br />This film is a waste of money.<br />The movie was very poorly made.<br />The movie was of a poor quality.<br />
  24. 24. Prewriting – Class Practice<br />General Topic: Going back to school as an adult<br />Let’s brainstorm some points about this topic<br />can be difficult <br />is exciting * 2<br />is draining<br />makes you feel young<br />is more difficult <br />is expensive<br />is challenging * 4<br />helps you grow <br />is a social experience * 2<br />
  25. 25. Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s pick the point we are going to focus on<br /> Going back to school as an adult is challenging.<br />It is challenging going back to school as an adult.<br />Write a topic sentence that states this point and our attitude about it<br />
  26. 26. Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s brainstorm some reasons to support our topic<br />Topic Sentence: Going back to school as an adult is challenging.<br />Reason 1: memory not as good<br />remembering lessons difficult<br />forget new vocabulary<br />Reason 2: managing time/other committments<br />-family activitiies<br />-job<br />-fitness<br />-volunteer position<br />
  27. 27. Prewriting – Class Practice<br />Let’s select the three strongest reasons and brainstorm some specific details and/or examples for each<br />
  28. 28. Homework<br />Topic: your proudest accomplishment<br />Pre-write to come up with an outline/plan that includes<br />topic sentence<br />3 supporting reasons<br />specific details and examples<br />Do NOT write a paragraph.<br />Due next class.<br />

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