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1 WC 1.4 – Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The names of people.

2 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The name of a relative when it is used with the persons name. Aunt MaryUncle Jack Grandpa or Grandpa Bill Grandma Nancy

3 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The name of a relative when it is used with the persons name. Aunt MaryUncle Jack Grandpa or Grandpa Bill Grandma Nancy

4 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! 1. The names of places 2. The names of buildings and monuments 3. The names of vehicles, awards and documents San Francisco Empire State Building Ford Ranger Statue of Liberty Declaration of Independence

5 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! The weekdays and the months of the year

6 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Languages Continents and countries

7 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Names of businesses

8 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! Historical events and holidays

9 Common Vs. Proper Nouns pet shopFriendlysPet shop street Morgan Boulevard restaurantBurger Planet library Smiley Library doctor Dr. Smith auntAunt Mary uncle Uncle Jack city San Francisco

10 Common OR Proper South Dakota state day Friday Baton Rouge, Louisana country South Africa Spanish Fourth of July

11 WC Capitalization Capitalize ALL PROPER NOUNS! the names of people. the name of a relative when it is used with the persons name. the names of places The names of buildings and monuments The names of vehicles, awards and documents The weekdays and the months Languages Continents and countries Names of businesses Historical events and holidays

12 Do you know governor jordan of South Dakota? On Friday, the class is going to judge sanchezs 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!

13 The 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.

14 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 articles Use a colon with time. Use a colon to introduce a list. I need the following things from the store: milk, eggs, juice, and donuts.

15 Colons : Used with time Example: It will be time to go home at 11:15. Used to introduce a list Example: The women running in the marathon are as follows: Jane, Holly, and Alana.

16 Examples with Time… Half past noon is: p.m. The train leaves from Grand Central Station three times daily 9 00 a.m., a.m., and 2 00 p.m. : : : :

17 Examples with Lists… 1.Track events include a variety of races sprints distance races hurdles steeplechase and relays. 2.Field events include four jumping events long jump triple jump high jump and pole vault. : :,,,,,,

18 Lets Practice 1.I have soccer practice three nights a week at An adult insect body is divided into three main parts head, thorax, and abdomen. 3.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.

19 Use quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker. Use quotation marks around: titles of poems, songs, short stories, and newspaper articles. 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 articles

20 Quotation Marks Used around the EXACT words someone says. Example: Heather asked, When are we eating dinner?

21 Use Quotation Marks around titles of SHORT WORKS Poems songs short stories magazine articles newspaper articles book chapters. Example: Did you read The Citys Top Teacher article in the local newspaper? DO NOT put quotation marks around LONG WORKS! books, magazines, newspapers, plays, movies, and television shows

22 It was an exciting day when Neil Armstrong said Thats one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind. You are growing like a week announced Aunt Fay. Marta replied Thats a wonderful idea. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world explained Mr. Clemens. I cant wait to go to the park after school exclaimed Laura.

23 Did you read the short story, Forever Friends in the class newspaper? Have you heard of Shel Silversteins poem, Screamin Millie? I cant wait to get home so I can read the last chapter of my books, its called The Surprise. Shelly is signing The Star Spangled Banner at the basketball game on Thursday.

24 Please 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 Sorcerers Stone.

25 Punctuation 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.

26 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.

27 Appositives A word or group of words (a phrase) that identifies or renames the noun or pronoun. Follows the noun or pronoun Set off by commas Adds more description for the noun or pronoun Defines or describes Makes writing more interesting

28 Appositives 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.

29 Appositive Examples Badger 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. Badger has a love for cats. Noun Describes more about Badger APPOSITIVE

30 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. Noun Describes more about the boys APPOSITIVE

31 Appositives 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.

32 A hot-tempered baseball player, Robbie yelled at the umpire. Noun Describes more about Robbie APPOSITIVE

33 My brothers bike was stolen yesterday, a dark green BMX. Mark was talking to Jenny, Bobs little sister. Noun Describes more about the bike APPOSITIVE Noun Describes more about Jenny APPOSITIVE

34 Lets Practice Identifying! Have you seen my pencil, a mechanical one? Alexander Graham Bell, an American inventor, is famous for his invention of the telephone. The insect, a cockroach, is crawling across the kitchen table

35 Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, was born in Ohio. Meteors, often called shooting stars, are chunks of metal or stone. My friend was hired to work at a movie theater, the Krikorian.

36 Lets 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 team Juan loves two games. He loves checkers and chess. (end appositive) Juan loves two games, checkers and chess

37 Suzy 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. (center appositive) Juan, an excellent speller, won the citywide spelling bee.

38 Choose the Best Answer Which 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.

39 Choose the Best Answer Which 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.

40 Choose the Best Answer Which sentence is written CORRECTLY? A.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.

41 Which sentence is written CORRECTLY? A.Last night I talked with Gina, my best friend. B.Last night, I talked with Gina my best friend. C.Last night I talked with Gina my best friend D.Last night I talked, with Gina my best friend. Choose the Best Answer

42 Appositive 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.


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