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Transcript of Thursday
Include today's date: 9/18/14
Choose a quote and Copy author and quote accurately and completely.
"From caring comes courage."
"Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence."
Article of the Week
How to write a good summary?
-Include the most important ideas in the article. This article makes it easy because it includes headings that help us zero in on main ideas.
-You should try to make your summary equal in the number of sentences to the number of paragraphs in the article. SO, if the article has EIGHT paragraphs, you should include EIGHT sentences in your summary. Each sentence will SUMMARIZE or ENCAPSULATE the main idea of a single paragraph.
Greek and Latin ROOTS
Write original sentences with each of the Greek and Latin Roots related words.
Write sentences that will illuminate, or give clues to, the meaning of the word.
Generate mnemonic devices to help you remember these words for Friday's quiz. Be prepared to share these.
Write an original story using all FOUR WODs we have learned so far.
Remember, these writing assignments will help you to remember the meanings of the vocabulary words.
This is essential given that you will have a quiz on these words once we reach 10.
Your story should be minimum 5 sentences and must make sense.
Parts of Speech: ADJECTIVES
are words or phrases that modify a noun or pronoun.
Example: The snake is
Example: The painting is
team is good.
Parts of Speech: ADVERB
are words or phrases that are used to modify a: verb, adjective, or another adverb. Many adverbs end in "ly."
Example: The rabbit jumped
Example: Albert Einstein was a
Example: It started to rain
after the clouds disappeared.
does his homework.
Parts of Speech: Conjunctions
are words or phrases that show the relationship between two words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. They may give information about: time, reason, agreement/disagreement, or order of events.
Example: I will buy milk
Example: We want to go to the movie,
we don't have enough money.
Example: You must study hard
in order to
pass the exam.
Two kinds of conjunctions: Coordinating and correlative. Coordinating Conjunctions can be remembered as FANBOYS.
Parts of Speech: Interjections
are words that express a strong feeling or command.
I am not finished.
, I would love to go to the beach.
I just spilled juice on my favorite shirt.
Parts of Speech: NOUNS
are words used to express a thing. They are the subjects of sentences- people, places, objects, and ideas.
are very nice.
are very useful.
is important to me.
Example: I was born in
Parts of Speech: Prepositions
are words that show the relationship between their object and some other word in the sentence.
Example: The birds flew
Example: I'm going
Amy's house later.
Example: The muffins are
Parts of Speech: Pronouns
Parts of Speech: VERBS
is a word that is used to take the place of a noun. They make sentences shorter and easier to say.
Example: Jane Renada lives in a haunted house.
lives in a haunted house.
are words used to express actions or states of being. A verb may be more than one word (think HELPING VERBS and LINKING VERBS)
Example: The woman
Example: The woman
a fine painter.
should not be
feeding the lions.