Presentation on theme: "61-70 Grammar Crammers. Affect/Effect Affect As verb: to influence The game will affect the standings Effect As verb: to cause He will effect."— Presentation transcript:
Affect/Effect Affect As verb: to influence The game will affect the standings Effect As verb: to cause He will effect many changes in the company. As noun: result The effect was overwhelming. He miscalculated the effect of his actions.
Addresses Use abbreviations Ave., Blvd., and St. only with numbered address 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Spell out and capitalize when part of formal street name without number Pennsylvania Avenue Always use figures for an address number 241 Moreno Drive Spell out and capitalize First through Ninth when used as street names 142 Second St. Use figures with two letters for 10 th and above 231 42 nd Ave.
Every one, Everyone Every one Each individual item Every one of the clues was worthless. Everyone Used as pronoun meaning all persons Everyone wants his life to be happy. Note that everyone takes singular verbs and pronouns
Continual, Continuous Continual Steady repetition, over and over again The merger has been the source of continual litigation. Continuous Uninterrupted, steady, unbroken All she saw ahead of her was a continuous stretch of desert.
Contractions Reflect informal speech and writing Avoid excessive use Do not use colloquialisms outside of quotations Only use contractions found in the dictionary
Historic, Historical Historic Important occurrence, one that stands out in history The bombing of Pearl Harbor was a historic event. Historical Any occurrence in the past The rule of the pharaohs in Egypt is historical.
Awhile, A while Awhile Adverb He plans to stay awhile. A while Noun He plans to stay for a while.
Beside, Besides Beside At the side of She sat beside her father. Besides In addition to Besides applying to various UCs, she is also applying to some private schools.
Farther, Further Farther Physical distance He walked farther into the woods. Further Extension of time or degree She will look further into the mystery.
Evaluating the Web: Findings How were the event(s) you researched covered? Posted on various blogs/news websites Host-made videos Analysis Interviews Videos youtube.com Talk shows On TV and web (for replay) Comment threads No journalist interactions Option to share article through social media Response article; rebuttal Twitter posts People’s discussions Radio broadcasts Polls Graphs Podcasts The Daily Show; The Colbert Report
Evaluating the Web: Findings How does this reflect 21 st century journalism? Web-based media Readers have more of a voice Global News spreads faster News is more accessible to everyone People enjoy interacting with the news More resources for news Variety of types Podcasts, articles, radio, newspapers/articles, etc Access is expanded and archived on web One webpage contains multiple media Specializing news delivery via aggregators Accessing more in less time More color; focus on presentation and layout
Evaluating the Web: Findings How do we need to use this in Highlights? Forums/chat rooms to discuss issues Videos App for beverlyhighlights.com Daily updates Reminders Highlights needs to work more closely with KBEV Base for student resources Link on bhhs.bhusd.org to beverlyhighlights.com “fun” section Puzzles, sodoku, etc. Promotion via social media QR codes Teaser headlines
Evaluating the Web: Findings Compare print and web journalism Web is faster; updates more quickly Web is easier to share More media incorporated via web Print has longer articles Print papers need subscription; on-line is free/cheaper Print has more detail bc can gather info over time Web shorter and more concise Web is more interactive Web is to the point Mistakes can be corrected on the web Web is paperless; “green” Web can address breaking news Layout of the web is user-friendly Can share opinions on web more quickly More perspectives shared via internet
Amount, Number Amount Use when the individual items cannot be counted exactly He estimated the amount of salt to place in his dish. Number Use when the exact number of items is known She has a large number of students in her class.
Quiz Questions Write three quiz questions Sentences with two to three answers to choose from. Example: Place your bag over (there, their, they’re). Make sure to circle or underline the correct answer THESE WILL BE COLLECTED FOR CREDIT!