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1 Fix the errors in the following sentences. Copy the incorrect sentence, then fix errors in a different color. 1. Louis and Ginny had finish the project before dinner. (1) 2. The benefits of diet and exercise have been giving much attention by health care providers. (1) 3. The travel package includes a round-trip ticket to Athens, a cruise through the Cyclades and all hotel accommodations. (2) 4. The cat just set there watching his prey. (1) 5. Their going to Homecoming tonight. (1)

2 Until we take the CST, we will be using our bellwork time to review strategies to pass the test. On your Bellwork Page Copy the review strategy: Test Taking Strategy #1: Read the questions before you read the passage. That way you know what you are looking for as you read. Sometimes you do not even need to read a passage because the questions do not require it. Read and answer number 1-7 from your booklet. Record your answers on your bellwork paper. DO NOT WRITE ON THE ACTUAL TEST BOOKLET.

3 1. Louis and Ginny had finished the project before dinner. (1) 2. The benefits of diet and exercise have been given much attention by health care providers. (1) 3. The travel package includes: a round-trip ticket to Athens, a cruise through the Cyclades and a full booking of all hotel accommodations. (2) Parallel structure: all the items in a list need to be started in a similar way 4. The cat just sat there watching his prey. (1) Set vs. Sat. You set something down. You sat for a while. 5. They’re going to Homecoming tonight. (1) Their: possession They’re : they are There: a place or statement of begin ex: over there /There is a large dog starting at us.

4 “We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.” -Chanakya 1. Explain what the quote means. ( 3-5 sentences) 2. Do you agree or disagree and Why? Cite examples from everyday life as support. (7-10 Sentences)

5 You have been hired to write a dictionary of common terms, phrases, and slang words used by today’s youth. Write down and explain three entries you would add to this exciting book sentences

6 develop self assessment skills by editing the work of others. Constructive criticism from others may help students improve a paper before the teacher sees it. All involved may recognize writing as a social, collaborative activity. Students grow intellectually by exposure to the ideas of others.

7 There are three important steps to remember when you are peer editing another student’s writing. Step 1 – Compliments Tell them what they have done well Step 2 – Suggestions Tell them what they can improve. This is the most important thing you can do to help them improve. Step 3 – Corrections Fix little errors on their papers Punctuation/grammar/spelling.

8 1. Read the paper all the way through once before you correct anything at all. Really think about what the author is trying to say before you comment. 2. Make suggestions on the actual essay. 3. Fill out the peer edit worksheet that I have passed out to you. 4. If you finish one paper early, start editing a second paper. If you have edited a second paper you may read silently or work on making corrections to your paper. Remember: you are a valuable person that can aid in this student’s success. Give them your full attention by being completely focused on their essay today.

9 Somewhere on your paper answer: 1. Based on what my peer editor commented, what did I do really well on this essay? 2. Based on what my peer editor suggested, what can I fix and make better on my final draft in order to have a stronger paper?

10 Needs to include: 1. Final Draft 2. Turnitin.com receipt 3. Peer Edit 4. Rough draft 5. One page memory 6. Notes on Writing a biographical narrative ALL OF THESE MUST BE INCLUDED TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR YOU ESSAY!

11 List your sources in alphabetical order by author’s last name Indent every line after the first line Use “citationmachine.net” if you do not remember how to format your entries following MLA format.

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13 You have been hired to write a dictionary of common terms, phrases, and slang words used by today’s youth. Write down and explain three entries you would add to this exciting book sentences

14 Needs to include: 1. Final Draft 2. Turnitin.com receipt 3. Peer Edit 4. Rough draft ALL OF THESE MUST BE INCLUDED TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR YOU ESSAY!

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