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Agenda: Review: Combining Sentences. P arts of speech & Subject/Verb AgreementReview: Combining Sentences. P arts of speech & Subject/Verb Agreement FragmentsFragments Relationships & Emotions in The Hunger GamesRelationships & Emotions in The Hunger Games English 100 Week 6
Review – Sentence Combining Coordinating 1.Use a comma & a coordinating conjunction (101) The speaker rose to his feet, and the room became quiet. 2. Use a semicolon, an adverbial conjunction, and a comma – (Pg 107) I worked hard; therefore, I expected results. 3. Use a semicolon (pg 111) I worked hard; I expected results Subordinating 1. Subordinating Conjunctions (pg 123) While he was eating breakfast, the news came on. Only use a comma if the DC comes 1 st. 2. relative pronoun. (Who, whose, whoever, what, whatever, whichever, when, that…) (pg 128) The researcher who was studying diabetes had a breakthrough. How to use commas – pg 239-244
Game! Sentence Combining Relay Race 4-5 Teams: Each team runs this like a relay – Use the handout. One Handout PER TEAM. – Combine each sentence using the method the question requires. – CHECK IN WITH TOSSPON AFTER EACH QUESTION to get permission to work on the next. (Any group working ahead will receive a penalty and be ineligible to win the prize). – I will send you back to your group if the answer is wrong. – Form a “batting order” – the first person cannot go again until every person on the team has been up. I MUST see everyone in your group. Every 6 questions you complete, your race car will move forward. First to the end wins a prize from the prize bag.
Avoiding Sentence Fragments Making Sure Your Sentences Are Complete Chapter 5, pg 78
Complete sentences My homework is taking every waking hour. Complete sentence ! Subject (My homework) Verb (is taking) and Expresses a complete idea (every waking hour).
Now Hear This! Most often, you can HEAR something is wrong with a sentence when you hear it read aloud. If it SOUNDS wrong, it probably IS wrong. A “broken” sentence = a fragment! Stand in the center of the room. After each sentence, move towards the sign that best describes the sentence: is it a complete sentence, or is it a fragment. Katniss Everdeen really likes. In District 12, we see sadness. Everyone on the way to the reaping. Although she had tried many ways to get an out of the reaping, such as paying off the mayor and offering to get food for the officers. SubjectVerb Complete thought? Subject: weVerb: seecomplete: sadness Subject: everyoneVerb??? Complete thought? Subject???Verb??? Complete thought? Fix it? Remove although Subject: sheV: had tried Complete thought.
Fragment A Fragment is piece of a sentence can be missing a subject, can be missing a verb, or can fail to express a completed idea.
Fragments The Katniss to the Games. No VERB: Doesn’t express the action Took the train to The Capital. No SUBJECT: Doesn’t explain who or what No COMPLETED IDEA. Brought what? The train brought.
How do you correct a fragment? Pg 81 1.Add the missing parts! 2.Join the fragment to the sentence where it belongs.
Exercise 1 1.In the center of the cornucopia. 2.When the dogs came. 3.The game master was smartly dressed. 4.On a wire stretched high above their heads. 5.Because no berries were eaten. 1.It happened in the center of the cornucopia 2. They ran when the dogs came. 3. The game master was smartly dressed. 4. A camera was hung on a wire stretched high above their heads. 5. No berries were eaten.
Exercise 2 Sensing the danger of the act, the crowd fell silent. The dogs were. Since the dogs were well trained. When the game maker put his head in the dog’s mouth, the audience gasped. Munching popcorn and drinking lemonade. During the final act. The graceful lovers. Sensing the danger of the scene, the crowd fell silent. The dogs were mutated Tributes. The dogs were well trained. When the game maker put his head in the dog’s mouth, the audience gasped. The audience at home was munching popcorn and drinking lemonade during the final act of the graceful lovers.
Exercise 3: Fragment-Free Writing! Write 5 complex/compound sentences about your thoughts on any or all of The Hunger Games questions of the week: – Is it possible for the Tributes to form true relationships? – What is Rue’s appeal to Katniss? – Why does she want Rue to win if she can’t? – Do you think Haymitch is disappointed with Katniss’s alliance with Rue? When you have completed the sentences, check your sentences with Tosspon. Then go quietly to your discussion group. As your group meets, discuss and be ready to have a representative tell the class your group consensus.
Writing 6 Assignment: Write a Letter 500-word letter You are one of the characters competing in The Hunger Games. – Write to your fellow tributes, explaining your current situation, your strategies, hopes, fears, and your history. – Do not simply give a “recap” of the plot- go beyond recalling simple plot details perhaps write about: things that you are learning about yourself Things you want to know about the other character’s thoughts, history, and life Your life/history in general. Assignment due: Tues of Week 7. Online submission: use file title YourLastName_Writing6 - early submission = early response Remember today’s deadline for you opportunity to fix errors from writing 5 for better grade
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