Day 2: English III

Report
August 26/27
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List 10 things you know about this sentence:
1. “Sam” is a proper noun.
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THIS IS THE FORMAT WE WILL
USE FOR TAKING NOTES:
FOLD YOUR
PAPER…
This side is
for:
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Topics…
Details, specifics, and
examples about the topic.
Thoughts or opinions about
ideas, beliefs, or concepts.
Answers or possibilities.
Ideas…
Questions…
This side is for:
Articles
1. The
2. A
3. An
Definite article. Used to
distinguish a specific noun.
 Indefinite article. Used
before a noun or adjective
that begins w/ a consonant.
 Indefinite article. Used
before a noun or adjective
that begins w/ a vowel.
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Describe nouns
ADJTECIVES
PURPOSE
PLACEMENT
Answer:
 Which one?
 What kind?
 How much?
 How many?
 Best before the noun
The tall boy with the red hat
crossed the busy street.
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NOUNS
People, Places, Things, or
Ideas
Proper
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Common
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Concrete
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Abstract
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Specific. Capitalized. (John,
Nebraska, Chili’s)
General. Not capitalized. (boy,
state, restaurant)
Names anything you can
perceive through senses
Names anything you can’t
perceive through senses
VERBS
These words create the story!
Action
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Linking
Show the subject performing
an action. Most important
part. (leap, sprint, scream)
 Non-action word that links the
subject to a description. (is,
am, are, was, were, be, been,
being).
Becoming is better than being!
Connects a noun or pronoun
PREPOSITION to another word.
Punctuation
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Attach to beginning of
sentence if phrase is four or
more words.
Think about
Snoopy and
his dog
house
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On the house
In the house
Around the house
Behind the house
Examples
PREPOSITION
about
above
across
after
against
along
among
around
at
before
behind
below
beneath
beside
between
by
down
during
except
for
from
in
in front of
inside
instead of
into
like
near
of
off
on
onto
on top of
out of
outside
over
past
since
through
to
toward
under
underneath
until
up
upon
with
within
without

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