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Reading Quiz 2/14/13 Answer the following questions about the reading by writing a statement about each of the following topics: 1) F. Scott Fitzgerald 2) The Roaring 20s 3) Zelda Sayre 4) The Great Gatsby
Warm Up 2/20/13: Noun Practice Identify the types of nouns: it names person, place, thing, concept, concrete/abstract, singular/plural Angelinos– dream – America – Write a sentence using all of the nouns listed above.
Warm Up 2/21/13 Copy first 5 bullet points Personal pronouns – he, she, her him … Reflexive pronouns – myself, himself, herself… Intensive – (Noun + pronouns same as above) Demonstrative – this, that, there. Relative – introduces a dependent clause; who whom, whomever… Write 1 sentences using a pronoun and the antecedents. Underline the pronoun and circle the antecedents.
Warm Up 2/22/13 Make a list of 4 Action verbs Make a list of 4 Linking Verbs Create a sentence using an action verb.
Warm Up 2/26/13 WASC Review Copy Questions and work with a partner to answer. 1. What are the after school clubs offered at LHS? 2. What are the volunteer opportunities at LHS and around the community? 3. What types of athletics are offered at LHS?
Warm Up: 2/27/13 Define the following terms in your own words characterization- Indirect characterization Direct characterization Describe the character “Dexter” as you know him so far.
Warm Up 2/28/13 Predict what aspects of the 1920s American society we should expect to find in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Formulate an opinion about whether Fitzgerald, the author, might be influenced by the Roaring 20s era and how he will use his surroundings to write his novel.
Warm up: 2/28/13 The Transitive Verb (Copy the definition ) A transitive verb has two characteristics. It is an action verb, expressing a doable activityaction verb it must have a direct object, something or someone who receives the action of the verb.direct object When no direct object follows an action verb, the verb is intransitive.intransitive Here are some examples of transitive verbs: (choose 1 example and copy: 1.Alicia wrote a love poem on a restaurant napkin. Wrote = transitive verb; poem = direct object.
Warm Up 2/28/13 Cont.’d An intransitive verb has two characteristics. First, it is an action verb, expressing a doable activity like arrive, go, lie, sneeze, sit, die, etc.action verb Second, unlike a transitive verb, it will not have a direct object receiving the action.transitive verbdirect object Here are some examples of intransitive verbs, copy at least one: Huffing and puffing, we arrived at the classroom door with only seven seconds to spare. Arrived = intransitive verb. James went to the campus cafe for a steaming bowl of squid eyeball stew. Went = intransitive verb. To escape the midday sun, the cats lie in the shade under our cars. Lie = intransitive verb.
Warm Up 3/4/13 Grammar Review Make a list of: A. 3 nouns B. 3 pronouns C. 3 active verbs D. 1 Linking verbs Extra credit: write a sentence using a transitive verb. Label the parts of the sentence that show it is a transitive verb.
Warm Up 3/5/13 Make a list of adjectives that describe the following characters in “Winter Dreams” Dexter Judy