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WARM UP Your mission – should you choose to accept it - is to compose the introductory paragraph of a persuasive essay. Your topic? Write about the benefits of being able to listen to music in school. Remember to include an amazing hook, three reasons in support of your claim (supporting details), and an argument / thesis statement.
Warm Up Neither.... nor and either....or seem to be referring to two different things but watch out---neither and either are singular pronouns, and they require singular verbs. of neither Test your comprehension of neither....nor and either... or by using them to combine the following sentences. 1.Jonas isn’t coming tonight. Marianne also isn’t coming. 2.Tonight’s program could be Bach. It could also be Beethoven. 3.Houses can be built from wood. They can also be built from brick. 4.Fox News is inaccurate. CNN is also pretty biased. 5.Gordon doesn’t like Chinese food. Sally also doesn’t like Chinese food.
ELA Unit 1 Post Test today… No Warm Up
Imagine you are locked in a haunted house. You have a roll of duct tape, a box of telephone wire, and a screw driver. Devise a plan to get out of the house. This is an expository writing prompt. Your response should be a step-by-step process.
WARM UP Describe three things you like about yourself and three things about yourself you would like to change? Write ½ page minimum.