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Today’s Bellringer 09/25 Two of the statements below present facts, which can be proved correct. The other statement is an opinion, which expresses someone thoughts or beliefs. Label the statements F for fact and O for opinion. ____Imported dung beetles now live in Australia. ____Dung beetles performs an important service to humankind. ____Dung beetles lay eggs.
Today’s Bellringer 09/26 Correct the sentence errors. because, that soup tastes badly, were going to make unother batch.
Today’s Bellringer 09/26 Identify the literary device at work! 1. An author makes a reference to Moby Dick, which is an earlier novel. 2. An author uses the sentence “The fighter fell like a brick.” 3. An author says that “the house seemed to sigh more and more every year.”
Prepositions Preposition- a joining word, that joins the noun or pronoun to the rest of the sentence. It is labeled P. Object of the preposition- the noun or pronoun after the preposition in the sentence. It is labeled OP. Prepositional phrases- the preposition + the object of the preposition. It is identified in the question and answer flow after you say the word CHECK. If there is more than one prepositional phrase in a sentence, read all the prepositional phrases during that time.
Practice makes perfect! Identify ALL of the prepositions in each sentence. ( 1 ) You can fit several smaller boxes into one big box. ( 2 )The treasure is buried between the two coconut trees. ( 3 ) There were celebrations throughout the world as the painful war ended. ( 4 )This statue looks like it was made of a single granite block. ( 5 )The shop manager puts the newest games near the front entrance. ( 6 )The ice must have fallen from this tall building. ( 7 )The mouse ran quickly but quietly along the hallway’s edge. ( 8 )It has been months since we’ve seen a good movie. ( 9 ) We sang along with the band. (10) The baseball sailed right over the tall fence. (11)Zachary raced to the back yard where the other kids were playing. (12) I was searching for my keys all morning. (13) The bullet went right through the thick wooden door.
Quick Fire Challenge!!!!! Choose the correct homonym for sentence. 1. The plaster cast will help the broken bone (heal, heel). 2. The (cede, seed) is the specialized part of a plant that contains reproductive organs. 3. Dr. Demento built his castle on a dreary deserted (aisle, I'll, isle) located far away from the mainland. 4. Dasha's piano (lessen, lesson) is at 3:30 every week. 5. Would you (grate, great) the cheese for the pizza? 6. After Nell's surgery, she looked (pail, pale) and tired for several weeks. 7. Mrs. Gevatte's voice was (hoarse, horse) by the time she finished reading all the test items. 8. If there is a monopoly, there is only one (cellar, seller) for the commodity. 9. (You're, Your) desk has been moved to the corner of the room. 10. There was graffiti on three sides of the building, but the back was (bare, bear).
Writing Challenge!!! You will have 3 minutes to create a hook statement that will introduce a topic that persuades someone to adopt your view on a topic- your favorite food! Then, you will have a peer look over your hook and give you feedback. We will continue this process until your intro paragraph is complete!