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BW 28 October Write a sentence with an adjective in it. 2.Write a sentence with an adverb in it. 3.Take out a new sheet of paper and label it “Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases”
He lay and looked. The Pleiades* seemed to be rising. He lay a long time listening while he contemplated the wildness. *Pleiades: a star cluster; the most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky He lay IN his blankets and looked OUT where the quartermoon lay cocked OVER the heel OF the mountains. IN that false blue dawn the Pleiades seemed to be rising UP INTO the darkness ABOVE the world and dragging all the stars AWAY, the great diamond OF Orion and Cepella and the signature OF Casiopeia all rising UP THROUGH the phosphorous dark LIKE a sea net. He lay a long time listening TO the others breathing IN their sleep while he contemplated the wildness ABOUT him, the wildness WITHIN.
Anticipatory Set Directions: Write five sentences, each containing a different one of the following prepositions. Try to put the preposition in different spots of the sentence! 1.above: 2.against: 3.below: 4.by: 5.during: State the purpose of a preposition.
A preposition is a word used to show the relation of a noun or pronoun to some word in the sentence. A preposition is a word used to give detail, style, and meaning to sentences. – The first speaker on the program is my mother. – The two of us edited the article for the magazine. The first speaker on the program is my mother. My mother is the first speaker on the program. On the program is my mother—the first speaker. The first speaker, my mother, is on the program.
A History of Prepositions
Anticipatory Set Directions: Write five sentences, each containing a different one of the following prepositions. Draw a line under the phrase that each preposition introduces, and draw a circle around the object of each preposition. 1.above 2.against 3.below 4.by 5.during Example: The cat food is above the refrigerator.
The Prepositional Phrase A prepositional phrase is a group of words beginning with a preposition and usually ending with a noun or pronoun. – for Lisa and you – after the game – in the park These phrases can act as adjectives or adverbs, thereby giving more detail to our writing.
Intermittent Closure 1.Write one sentence with a prepositional phrase in it. 2.State what you learned today. **Memorize 15 prepositions for the quiz on Friday
Bellwork 29 October 2014 After each sentence number, list the preposition and the object of the preposition. 1.After the game, I am going to the mall. 2.My mother and sister are going to the store. 3.My father replied with a shout. 4.The wind blew the leaves away.
Objective & Purpose 1.Demonstrate understanding for the way a prepositional phrase functions as an adjective or adverb by writing complete sentences as indicated. Add detail, style, and meaning to our writing.
Anticipatory Set Tucson has been the locale of many Westerns. She exercises in the gym.
Adjective Phrase An adjective phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a noun or pronoun. Tourists from the East visit the old frontier town in the West.
Adjective Phrase Exercise 1 Directions: After each sentence number, list the adjective phrases in the sentence. Next to each phrase, write the noun modified. Example: Many of the tourists like historical places. 1.The rivers of New Guinea are now popular areas for rafting enthusiasts. 2.A series of nearly continuous rapids crosses jungles of primeval beauty. 3.Twenty-eight major rapids on the Tua River make it a course for rafters with experience and courage. 4.There are butterflies with brilliant colors, and the metallic whine of cicadas almost drowns out the roar of the river.
Adjective Phrase Exercise 1 Directions: After each sentence number, list the adjective phrases in the sentence. Next to each phrase, write the noun modified. Example: Many of the tourists like historical places. 1.of New Guinea; rivers / for rafting enthusiasts; areas 2.of nearly continuous rapids; series / of primeval beauty; jungles 3.on the Tua River; rapids / for rafters; course / with experiences and courage; rafters 4.with brilliant colors; butterflies / of cicadas; whine
Adverb Phrase An adverb phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. She exercises for her health. He was true to his word. He threw the ball far to the left.
Adverb Phrase Exercise 2 Directions: After each sentence number, list the adverb phrase in the sentence. After each phrase, write the word(s) the phrase modifies. Example: I jog before coming to school. 1.Nothing in Dutch memory compares with the flood of February Some 50,000 houses were swept out to sea; 70,000 people were evacuated from their homes. 3.As a result of that deluge, engineers are erecting a massive coastal barrier. 4.Work on the barrier was not begun until 1978 but should be completed by 1990.
Adverb Phrase Exercise 2 Directions: After each sentence number, list the adverb phrase in the sentence. After each phrase, write the word(s) the phrase modifies. Example: I jog before coming to school. 1.with the flood of February 1953; compares 2.out to sea; swept / from their homes; evacuated 3.as a result of that deluge; erecting 4.until 1978; begun / by 1990; completed
Writing Sentences with Adjective and Adverb Phrases Directions: Demonstrate your understanding of the way a prepositional phrase functions as an adjective or adverb by writing complete sentences as indicated. Example: with great fluency [Use as an adverb phrase] Hilda speaks English with great fluency. 1.with unexpected emotion [Use as an adverb phrase] 2.of the story [Use as an adjective phrase] 3.without preparation [Use as an adverb phrase] 4.with extraordinary talent [Use as an adjective phrase]
Anticipatory Set What do the following examples have in common: what device are they using to communicate their point? – “Chocolate was her Achilles’ heel.” – “I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s.” – “When your parents learn about your new plan to raise money, it's going to sink like the Titanic.”
Anticipatory Set Who can give us some background to Lord of the Rings films; specifically, what is the story about, and how does Gollum fit into it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXpF3SUFa Dw
Anticipatory Set Why does Led Zeppelin allude to Lord of the Rings in the song “Ramble On”? Specifically, what is being said about the world the speaker lives in, and why can he not find a ‘girl’? Ramble On What is an allusion? What is the purpose of an allusion?
Allusion Character Theme Setting
BW 30 October Write a sentence with an adjective phrase. 2.Write a sentence with an adverb phrase. 3.Read the poem in blue on the Word Wall.
Equilibrium 2002 In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by suppressing emotions: books, art and music are strictly forbidden and feeling is a crime punishable by death. Cleric John Preston (Christian Bale) is a top ranking government agent responsible for destroying those who resist the rules. When he misses a dose of Prozium, a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion, Preston, who has been trained to enforce the strict laws of the new regime, suddenly becomes the only person capable of overthrowing it.
Allusion Character Theme Setting
Allusion Character: One guy wants to dream; the other has not thought about his dreams in a long long time. Theme: Without dreams, one is not truly alive. Setting: The world in this movie is a dark place without hope.
Fahrenheit 451 Allusions What is the significance of the allusion to “Dover Beach” in Fahrenheit 451? – Bradbury alludes to the poem, “Dover Beach,” to suggest ________________________. – (By this I mean) ________________________. – Support Description (Literal) Description (Figurative) Cause/Effect (If this, then this…) Compare/Contrast (Like A, B is…) Allusion Character Theme Setting
Fahrenheit 451 Allusions Challenge! 1.From groups of Come up with a team name. Form a team sign/logo on a piece of construction paper; make sure all of your names are on the backside of the construction paper. 3.Find as many allusions from Fahrenheit 451 as you can in the allotted time. 1.Cite the allusion on one side of the construction paper 2.Explain the allusion on the other side of the construction paper.
Allusion Haiku metaphoric allusion in which an echo of the previous work imports the tenor of the previous work to the new context imitative allusion in which a quotation of the exact language or representation of generic characteristics of the previous work creates an equivalence between the previous context of utterance and the new context the taste of an apple turns to the colour of death, the fall of man [John Milton , Paradise Lost, Bk. I, l, 1 ]