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1WC 1.4 – Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The names of people.
2WC 1.4 - Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The name of a relative when it is used with the person’s name.Aunt Mary Uncle JackGrandpa or Grandpa BillGrandma Nancy
3WC 1.4 - Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The name of a relative when it is used with the person’s name.Aunt Mary Uncle JackGrandpa or Grandpa BillGrandma Nancy
4WC 1.4 - Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! 1. The names of places2. The names of buildings and monuments3. The names of vehicles, awards and documentsSan Francisco Empire State BuildingFord RangerStatue of Liberty Declaration of Independence
5The weekdays and the months of the year WC CapitalizationCapitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS!The weekdays and the months of the year
6Continents and countries WC CapitalizationCapitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS!LanguagesContinents and countries
7WC 1.4 - Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Names of businesses
8Historical events and holidays WC CapitalizationCapitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS!Historical events and holidays
9Common Vs. Proper Nouns pet shop Friendly’sPet shop street Morgan BoulevardrestaurantBurger PlanetlibrarySmiley LibrarydoctorDr. SmithauntAunt MaryuncleUncle JackcitySan Francisco
10Common OR Proper South Dakota state day Friday Baton Rouge, Louisana Students use white boards to tell whether the noun is common or propercountrySouth AfricaSpanishFourth of July
11WC 1.4 - Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! the names of people.the name of a relative when it is used with the person’s name.the names of placesThe names of buildings and monumentsThe names of vehicles, awards and documentsThe weekdays and the monthsLanguagesContinents and countriesNames of businessesHistorical events and holidays
12Do you know governor jordan of South Dakota? On Friday, the class is going to judge sanchez’s courtroom.Grandpa and grandma always take me to a movie for my birthday.I really want to go to a basketball game at the staples center.The titanic was a magnificent ship!Students use whiteboards to write the word or word(s) that need to be capitalized in the sentence.
13The empire state building extremely tall. The naval destroyer, the uss elliot, is going to anchor off the hermosa beach coast.My favorite day of the week is friday.I am taking a spanish class this summer.California is west of the rocky mountains, while missouri is east of them.Going downtown during rush hour is terrible, orange boulevard is always really busy.Students use whiteboards to write the word or word(s) that need to be capitalized in the sentence.
14Use a colon to introduce a list. WC 1.3 – Use a colon to separate hours and minutes and to introduce a list; use quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker and titles of poems, songs, short stories and newspaper articlesUse a colon with time.Use a colon to introduce a list.I need the following things from the store: milk, eggs, juice, and donuts.
15Used to introduce a list Colons :Used with timeExample:It will be time to go home at 11:15.Used to introduce a listExample: The women running in the marathon are as follows: Jane, Holly, and Alana.
16: : : : Examples with Time… Half past noon is: 12 30 p.m. The train leaves from Grand Central Station three times daily a.m., a.m., and2 00 p.m.::::
17: , , , : , , , Examples with Lists… Track events include a variety of races sprints distance races hurdles steeplechase and relays.Field events include four jumping events long jump triple jump high jump and pole vault.:,,,:,,,
18Let’s Practice I have soccer practice three nights a week at 6 00. An adult insect body is divided into three main parts head, thorax, and abdomen.My mom made me get up at 6 15 so I could have breakfast and get ready for school.4. I sent cards to the following friends Kate, Luke, Jason, and Tina.
19Use quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker. WC 1.3 – Use a colon to separate hours and minutes and to introduce a list; use quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker and titles of poems, songs, short stories and newspaper articlesUse quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker.Use quotation marks around: titles of poems, songs, short stories, and newspaper articles.
20Used around the EXACT words someone says. Example: Quotation MarksUsed around the EXACT words someone says.Example:Heather asked, “When are we eating dinner?”
21Use Quotation Marks around titles of SHORT WORKS Poems songs short storiesmagazine articlesnewspaper articlesbook chapters.Example:Did you read “The City’s Top Teacher” article in the local newspaper?DO NOT put quotation marks around LONG WORKS!books, magazines, newspapers, plays, movies, and television shows
22It was an exciting day when Neil Armstrong said That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.You are growing like a week announced Aunt Fay.Marta replied That’s a wonderful idea.The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world explained Mr. Clemens.I can’t wait to go to the park after school exclaimed Laura.
23Did you read the short story, Forever Friends in the class newspaper? Have you heard of Shel Silversteins’ poem, Screamin’ Millie?I can’t wait to get home so I can read the last chapter of my books, it’s called The Surprise.Shelly is signing The Star Spangled Banner at the basketball game on Thursday.
24Please give me the newspaper when you finish so I can read the article, Fleeing the Flames. Before going to work, my father always reads the Redlands Daily Facts.My favorite book of all time is Manic Magee.The movie in the park this Friday is playing Shrek and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
25Punctuation Sort Activity Work with a partner to correctly punctuate all 15 of the sentences.Be CAREFUL!! The sentences use all of the rules we just learned for Colons and Quotation Marks. They could need colons for time, colons for lists, or quotation marks.Once you are finished create a tree map with the different types of punctuation that we have been working on.
26Appositives add information to a single sentence. WC 1.1 – Identify and correctly use prepositional phrases, appositives, and independent and dependent clauses; use transitions and conjunctions to connect ideas.Our Objective:Identify and correctly use appositives.Appositives add information to a single sentence.
27AppositivesA word or group of words (a phrase) that identifies or renames the noun or pronoun.Follows the noun or pronounSet off by commasAdds more description for the noun or pronounDefines or describesMakes writing more interesting
28Appositives “answer” your questions. Mom---Natalya is coming over tonight.Who is Natalya?Natalya, the girl who sits beside me in band, is coming over tonight.
29Describes more about Badger Appositive ExamplesBadger has a love for cats. Badger is our dog with a missing leg. Badger, our dog with a missing leg, has a love for cats.NounDescribes more about BadgerAPPOSITIVE
30Describes more about the boys The neighbor boys are twins.The neighbor boys were excellent baseball players.The neighbor boys, the twins, were excellent baseball players.The neighbor boys were excellent baseball players.NounDescribes more about the boysAPPOSITIVE
31Appositives at the Beginning or the End of a Sentence Some sentences can have an appositive at the beginning and the end to give special emphasis.The appositive is STILL a phrase.The appositive STILL describes or defines a noun or pronoun.
32Describes more about Robbie APPOSITIVEA hot-tempered baseballplayer, Robbie yelled at theumpire.Noun
33Describes more about the bike Describes more about Jenny NounMy brothers bike was stolen yesterday, a dark green BMX. Mark was talking to Jenny, Bob’s little sister.Describes more about the bikeAPPOSITIVENounDescribes more about JennyAPPOSITIVE
34Let’s Practice Identifying! Have you seen my pencil, a mechanical one?Alexander Graham Bell, an Americaninventor, is famous for his invention of thetelephone.The insect, a cockroach, is crawling across the kitchen table
35Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, was born in Ohio.Meteors, often called shooting stars, arechunks of metal or stone.My friend was hired to work at a movietheater, the Krikorian.
36Let’s practice Combining! Our leading scorer is Michael.He is the captain of the team.(end appositive)Our leading scorer is Michael, the captain of the teamJuan loves two games.He loves checkers and chess.Juan loves two games, checkers and chess
37Suzy loves to go for walks in the woods. Suzy is my pet terrier. (center appositive)Suzy, my pet terrier, loves to go for walks in the woods.Juan won the citywide spelling bee. He is an excellent speller.Juan, an excellent speller, won the citywide spelling bee.
38Choose the Best AnswerWhich sentence is written CORRECTLY? A. Billy Smith the boy with the blue cap lives next door. B. My teacher, Mrs. Jane Greer, is a fine role model. C. Jean Larson my best friend, is coming to my house. D. Cuddles our, Siamese cat, is going to the vet.
39Choose the Best AnswerWhich sentence is written CORRECTLY? A. Sonja a girl from Germany sits behind me in class. B. Sonja a girl from Germany, sits behind me in class. C. Sonja a girl, from Germany sits behind me in class. D. Sonja, a girl from Germany, sits behind me in class.
40Choose the Best Answer Which sentence is written CORRECTLY? The doctor, helped two patients, the boy with the broken arm and the girl with the bloody nose.B. The doctor helped two patients the boy with the broken arm, and the girl with the bloody nose.C. The doctor helped two patients, the boy with the broken arm and the girl with the bloody nose.D. The doctor helped two patients the boy with the broken arm, and the girl the bloody nose.
41Choose the Best Answer Which sentence is written CORRECTLY? Last night I talked with Gina, my best friend.Last night, I talked with Gina my best friend.Last night I talked with Gina my best friendLast night I talked, with Gina my best friend.
42Appositive Review… Appositives describe a noun or pronoun. Set off by commas.Can be taken out of the sentence and the sentence still makes sense!Makes writing more interesting.Can be at the beginning, in the middle, and at the end of a sentence.Have students complete the appositive handout and then use an inside/outside circle to share answers. Have students use the following reporting frames:The appositive in this sentence is____________________________. It is the appositive because it describes more about _____________________.