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1 Unit 2, Lesson 2 Blue Team

2 Reading: Long Passages Unit 2

3 Strategy: Mark the Long Passages Finish marking the Leonardo da Vinci passage in your packet, remembering to: Identify any opinions Identify the purpose of each paragraph Underline any key words or ideas Include brief notes in the margin Read through the questions and explanations on the back side of the passage.

4 Strategy: Mark the Long Passages Read the question stems for questions #1-8 for the passage about the author’s childhood on a Caribbean island. Mark the passage as you read it. Be sure to: Identify any opinions Identify the purpose of each paragraph Underline any key words or ideas Include brief notes in the margin

5 Writing Multiple Choice: Sentence Corrections Unit 2

6 Review: Sentence Corrections 1.She runs effortlessly during her races and she always seems nervous while practicing. A.She runs effortlessly during her races and B.She runs effortlessly during her races, but C.She runs with much effort during her races D.She runs effortlessly. During her races E.She runs effortlessly during her races also

7 Review: Sentence Corrections B is correct There are two clauses. The first is in direct opposition to the second, so the coordinating conjunction but is needed.

8 Review: Sentence Corrections 2. Trekking into the deep, inactive crater, we suddenly realized that all outside sound blocked by the dense rock walls of the volcano. A.blocked by the dense rock walls B.blocked as a result of the dense rock walls C.was blocked by the dense rock walls D.was blocking the dense rock walls E.was going to be blocking the dense and rocky walls

9 Review: Sentence Corrections C is correct The subject sound lacks a verb. The word blocked is not a verb; it is being used as an adjective. We need a choice that includes was blocked. D and E use was but make a mess of the sentence. Remember, SAT will prefer sentences that are more concise.

10 Strategy: Understand Common Mistakes Complete Sentence Corrections #3 in Kaplan Packet Misplaced Modifiers

11 Vocabulary Unit 2

12 9. magnanimous (adjective) courageously or generously noble in mind and heart synonyms: considerate, charitable, selfless

13 10. devoid (adjective) totally lacking, destitute synonyms: barren, vacant

14 11. incredulous (adjective) disinclined or indisposed to believe; indicating disbelief synonyms: doubtful, skeptical, unconvinced

15 12. belligerent (adjective) eager to fight; hostile or aggressive synonyms: antagonistic, combative

16 13. edify (verb) to instruct and improve, especially morally synonyms: enlighten

17 14. voracious (adjective) craving or consuming large quantities of food; exceedingly eager synonyms: avid, ravenous, insatiable

18 15. idiosyncrasy (noun) peculiarity, oddity, quirk, characteristic, trait singularity synonyms: see above

19 16. lucid (adjective) easily understood synonyms: clear, unambiguous


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