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1 Do Now Make sure your HW is on your desk to be checked. At the bell, begin to silently and independently begin working on your Do Now. HOMEWORK: Take Practice Exam Study for Exam

2 Objectives Review for tomorrow’s exam.

3 Agenda Do Now: Grammar Practice (10) Review Vocab HW (5) Composition: Find the Flaw (10) Grammar: Who wants to be a Spurious Millionaire? (20) Vocab: Jeopardy (15) Summarize: Begin Practice Exam (10)

4 Find the Flaw For each of the following slides, there is something wrong with what is on it. It is up to you to figure out what is wrong with it.

5 Question 1: MLA Format Name Last Name & Page Number Course & Period Number Teacher Due Date (Day Month Year) Title

6 Question 2: MLA In-Text Citations Many believe that speaking English ties America together, but “being an American has very little to do with what language we use during our free time in a free country (Marquez 4).”

7 Page 2: MLA Works Cited Myriam Marquez. “Why and When We Speak Spanish in Public.” The Norton Sampler, Seventh Edition, Ed. Thomas Cooley. Norton: New York Print.

8 Question 3: Thesis Statements Thesis statements should always be… CLEAR ARTICULATE RELEVANT SPECIFIC

9 Question 4: Parts of an Essay The Context provides an extension about what you’re writing about

10 Question 5: Parts of an Essay The counterargument supports the thesis statement.

11 Question 6: Parts of an Essay The rebuttal explains the counterargument.

12 Question 7: Rhetorical Strategies Pathos is a rhetorical device to persuade the audience based on the author’s credibility.

13 Question 8: Active Voice The following is an example of active voice: Through repetition, the writer is emphasizing that the character is anxious.

14 Question 9: Present Tense The following is an appropriate use of verb tense for an expository essay: Dennis Baron claimed that making English official tied America together.

15 Question 10: Point of View The following is showing the appropriate point of view for an expository essay: I believe that, because he makes many strong arguments, you should agree with the author.

16 Question 11: Phrases The underlined phrase is an example of a participial phrase: Hector, a cross country runner, is also in my class.

17 Question 12: The underlined phrase is an example of an appositive phrase: Her pencil moving, Daija worked hard in class.

18 Question 13: The underline phrase is an example of an absolute phrase: Emanuel played well at the football game, making several important tackles.

19 Who Wants to be a Spurious Millionaire? Directions: 1. Write your name on the scrap sheet of paper to be collected. 2. Independently take 10 minutes to complete the grammar passage to prepare you for tomorrow’s exam. 3. After 10 minutes, names will be drawn at random to answer each question. 4. When answering each question, you will have the choice of 1 of 3 life lines: 1. Poll the audience – you can ask the class to raise their hand for each answer choice to see what everyone else chose 2. Phone a friend – you may call on a classmate to help 3. 50/50 – eliminate half the answer choices for you 5. If you get the question correct, you add to the class’s score. If you get it wrong, however, the class score goes back to zero. 6. The class with the highest score will earn a treat for during tomorrow’s exam.

20 Jeopardy You are to copy the point value and definition for each question. If you know the answer, write it in the word box. After each question, we will reveal the correct answer to see if you got the word correct. If you get the correct word, reward yourself with points. If you did not get the correct answer, you need to subtract points.


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