2Remember!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)
12Practice on your own!LABEL EACH PART OF SPEECH BY PLACING THE LABEL (SN, V, ADJ, ADV) ABOVE THE SENTENCE. 1.) Gigantic ships sailed swiftly. 2.) Snowmen melted. 4.)The bells rang incessantly today. 5.) Foxes dashed.
15Corrections: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
16Remember! 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?**
17The floppy eared spaniel howled mournfully in Intro SentencesThe floppy eared spaniel howled mournfully inthe dark house.
21Yesterday the dense fog finally lifted in the late afternoon.
22Today the band members worked very hard on the competition music.
23Today’s Bellringer Create a practice sentence using this pattern: A Adj. Adj. SN V Adv. AdvFor example:The angry old man yelled very loudly.Now create your own!
24Creative 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!
25PromptRyan’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……
26Create a practice sentence using this pattern: A Adj. Adj. SN V Adv 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:
27Let’s try another: A Adj Adj SN V Adv Adv The angry old man yelled very loudly. Now, improve it:
28Practice Sentences 3During a heavy snowstorm the daring skier raced for help for the stranded family.
29Several yellow helium balloons rose gracefully to the ceiling.
30The long line of camels plodded steadily across the hot desert.
31The scientific instrument flashed at a dangerously low level on the monitor.
32The two nighthawks usually feed heavily after a rainstorm.
33In the morning Ben groped sleepily for the coffee cups. Noun Job ChartsWritten noun checks—this will help for tests!In the morning Ben groped sleepily for the coffee cups.List the noun usedList the noun jobSingular or Plural?Common or Proper?MorningOPSCBenSNPCup
34Guided practice: Homework warm-up SN, OPAntonymsA, an, theComplete subject1. article adjectives2. name two noun jobs3. all subject parts4. opposite meanings5. 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.