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1 Do Now Plan: If you could talk with anyone, living or dead, who would it be and what would you ask them? Reading: p ; LA: heart mapping March 18, 2013

2 R and E ( / LA.8.RI.8.1) 1. Although he had been an often decorated soldier during World War II and had fought many battles for the losing cause of liberalism in Congress. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Run-on: put a comma after World War II. C. Run-on: put a semicolon after World War II. D. Fragment: put a comma after Congress and finish the sentence. 2. This is going to be the most difficult exam of your college career, you had better start studying for it immediately. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: put a comma after immediately and finish the sentence. C. Run-on: replace that comma with a semicolon. 3. Knowing better than anyone else how the state legislature had ignored the needs of the community college system and created a crisis characterized by an uneducated workforce that had no place to go for proper training and realizing that someone had to do something about the situation or the state would begin to lose jobs to states in the American south that were more aggressive in providing and publicizing excellence in education, Representative Fuentes began to lay plans for an education bill that took into consideration the needs of the state's community colleges and the students who attended them. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. This sentence is too long; it must be a run-on. C. Even though this sentence is very long, it is actually a fragment.

3 4. Coach Espinoza really wants this job with Notre Dame University, she is very excited about returning to the college she graduated from. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: put a comma after from and finish the sentence. C. Run-on: change that comma to a period and start a new sentence. 5. Right after the Christmas holidays and during those three weeks before class begins in January. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: put a comma after January and finish the sentence. C. Run-on: put a comma after holidays. 6. She ran. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: the sentence is too short and needs more details to be a complete thought.

4 7. Perplexed by the rising rates of inflation and alarmed by the decline in major construction projects. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Run-on: put a comma after inflation. C. Fragment: put a comma after projects and finish the sentence. 8. Anabel realizes what she is doing, I think, but she doing it anyway. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: we're missing part of a verb. C. Run-on: change the comma after doing to a semicolon.

5 9. Professor Pepin spends a lot of time translating medieval texts on ancient medicine, however, he also stays informed about the latest developments in modern asthma treatments. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Fragment: although this is a long sentence, it's missing part of a verb. C. Run-on: remove the verb from the second independent clause. D. Run-on: change the comma after medicine to a semicolon. 10. If we're ever going to get out of here in time, we're going to have to re- write all these papers, set up the desks, and clean the chalkboards; stack those books in the corner and clean up the mess around the wastebasket; notify security about the broken window, the thermostat that Raoul messed up, and the desk that was stolen before we even got here. A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence. B. Run-on: the sentence should be broken into three smaller sentences. C. Fragment: although the sentence is very long, it's missing a verb string. D. Run-on: change those two semicolons to commas.

6 Correct each run-on sentence. 1. After I graduate from high school, I'm going to college I want to become a doctor. 2. Billy lost his books on the way home from school he thinks they fell out of his backpack. 3. I had a sandwich for lunch I was not very hungry, though. 4. My little brother spilled juice on the kitchen floor I had to clean it up because he is too little.

7 Correct each run-on sentence. 5. My grandmother is coming to visit us she will arrive next week. 6. If you want to know where a city is you can look on a road map also you can look in an atlas.

8 Do Now Plan for the Day Writing Assessment #4 Sign Log sheet Log on to edmodo to view assignment Type in Word SAVE your work!!!!! Submit to edmodo today for a grade March 19, 2013

9 Do Now Plan for the Day Reading: p LA: Green READY books weve completed #1-33 (1 st and 6 th ) and #34-71 (6 th only) March 20, 2013 Copy down the Word of the Day and its definition, then write three synonyms for the word and three antonyms. kindred adj. Definition: 1. having the same belief, attitude, or feeling, 2. associated by origin, nature, qualities, etc., 3. related by birth or descent. Example: The friends sensed in each other a kindred spirit.

10 Do Now: Plan for the day: Write 3 metaphors and 3 similes. Avoid clichés (overused expressions). Reading: p LA: poetry writing; cinquain, haiku, etc. March 21, 2013

11 Do Now: Plan for the day: Instructions: Pick out the pronouns and their antecedents in these sentences. 1. He ran after his dad. 2. Jennie wanted her doll for bedtime. 3. The rabbit hopped into its hole. 4. They will help you with your work themselves. 5. The teacher gave us homework every day, and she made our lives miserable. Reading: 2, 4, 7 in computer lab for compass pre-test LA: poetry writing; cinquain, haiku, etc. March 22, 2013


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