SG week 1[1]

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Remember!
• A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea. A
noun is labeled according to its job in a sentence.
(SN)
• The verb tells what is being said about the
subject. The verb tells what the subject does or
shows a state of being. (V)
• An Adverb describes a verb, adjective, or another
adverb. (Adv)
• An Adjective describes a noun or a pronoun.
(Adj)
A brilliant doctor spoke reluctantly.
Several chestnut horses ran fast.
The keynote speaker arrived late yesterday.
The small tropical monkey chattered noisily.
The two strong firemen worked hard yesterday.
The plump short biker pedaled along rapidly.
The small kittens played happily yesterday.
Corrections:
my sister shelley, is living in madrid, spain, for
a year’s study in spanish literature. she left
august 19, 2011, from st. louis, missouri, on a t
w a flight to new york city, new york shelley
loves spain and the european lifestyle the
people eat lots of food and take a siesta every
afternoon
Remember!
• A preposition is a joining word.
[formula: preposition word+whom or what]
i.e. John fell down the stairs.
John fell down-what? The stairs=down is a
preposition.
• An object of the preposition is a noun or
pronoun after the preposition in a sentence.
**Who can find the OP in the sentence above?**
Intro Sentences
The floppy eared spaniel howled mournfully in
the dark house.
The intense runners anxiously raced forward at
the sound of the gun.
After summer vacation the football players
eagerly gathered around the coach in the locker
room.
Yesterday the dense fog finally lifted in the late
afternoon.
Today the band members worked very hard on
the competition music.
Today’s Bellringer
Create a practice sentence using this pattern:
A Adj. Adj.
SN
V
Adv.
For example:
The angry old man yelled very loudly.
Now create your own!
Adv
Creative Writing: Story Starter
Directions: I will give you the beginning of a
story and you need to give it a middle and an
ending. Your story must be 1 page ( one side of
loose leaf paper) in length and it must be
CREATIVE! Take any twists and turns you like and
have fun!
Prompt
Ryan’s pace quickened as he walked down the
desolate, dark street. He suddenly heard
footsteps behind him, yet when he turned
around no one was there. He started to
accelerate and he could feel his heart skip a
beat. He wiped his brow and thought to himself,
“relax, it’s nothing.” Then he heard it again, only
this time the footsteps were louder and faster.
Ryan turned around swiftly and……
Create a practice sentence using this pattern:
A Adj. Adj.
SN
V
Adv.
Adv
A large docile monkey walked happily around.
Now, improve it using synonyms and antonyms:
Let’s try another:
A
Adj
Adj
SN
V
Adv Adv
The angry
old man yelled very loudly.
Now, improve it:
Practice Sentences 3
During a heavy snowstorm the daring skier
raced for help for the stranded family.
Several yellow helium balloons rose gracefully to
the ceiling.
The long line of camels plodded steadily across
the hot desert.
The scientific instrument flashed at a
dangerously low level on the monitor.
The two nighthawks usually feed heavily after a
rainstorm.
Noun Job Charts
• Written noun checks—this will help for tests!
In the morning Ben groped sleepily for the
coffee cups.
List the noun
used
List the noun
job
Singular or
Plural?
Common or
Proper?
Morning
OP
S
C
Ben
SN
S
P
Cup
OP
P
C
Guided practice: Homework warm-up
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1. article adjectives
2. name two noun jobs
3. all subject parts
4. opposite meanings
A. SN, OP
B. Antonyms
C. A, an, the
D.Complete subject
5. What does a preposition do?
6. Give an example of a prepositional phrase with two modifiers.
i.e. after the long speech.
7. What is the Q & A flow for a declarative sentence?
i.e. end mark, type of sentence.

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