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Thursday, August 13 th Bellwork: Vocabulary Builder ◦Pick up a worksheet out of the basket. Follow the directions for exercise A. GUM: Subjects and Predicates.

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1 Thursday, August 13 th Bellwork: Vocabulary Builder ◦Pick up a worksheet out of the basket. Follow the directions for exercise A. GUM: Subjects and Predicates “Raymond’s Run” Understanding the Writing Process Homework: Buy a t-shirt! Bring in your composition book no later than Monday

2 Bellwork Below is a list of common words often misspelled; circle the words that you have trouble spelling. absence embarrass leisure ridiculousaccommodate February mischievous schedulebeginning grammar necessary succeedcanceled humorous occasion tomorrowdefinite immediate privilege usually discipline jewelry recommend vacuum Directions: Cross out the misspelled word in each set. Write the correct spelling of the word on the line. 1. privilege, necesary, definite ____________________________________ 2. liesure, February, humorous ____________________________________ 3. accomodate, absence, vacuum ___________________________________ 4. ridiculous, jewelry, usualy _______________________________________ 5. schedule, suceed, grammar ____________________________________ 6. canceled, mischievous, begining __________________________________ 7. disipline, tomorrow, definite ____________________________________ 8. accommodate, grammar, reccomend _______________________________ 9. succeed, ocasion, leisure ______________________________________ 10. beginning, immediet, embarrass _________________________________

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4 DetailPredictionRevised Prediction 1.Squeaky and Gretchen are good runners, and each girl is sure she is the one who will win the race. 2.Mr. Pearson hints to Squeaky that she should let Gretchen win the race. 3.Raymond climbs the fence to meet Squeaky after the race. 4.After the race, Gretchen and Squeaky smile at each other.

5 Complete Sentences / Recognizing Subject & Predicate Pg in Write Source

6 Look at the sentences below. With your partner, decide what purpose the underlined words serve in the sentence. ◦Mrs. Marsh teaches pre-algebra at AJHS. ◦The purple mountains appeared misty in the distance. ◦A big raccoon crawled out of the hole. ◦I like peach ice cream.

7 Now look at the same sentences. What purpose do the underlined words serve now? ◦Mrs. Marsh teaches pre-algebra at AJHS. ◦The purple mountains appeared misty in the distance. ◦A big raccoon crawled out of the hole. ◦I like peach ice cream.

8 Now, decide with your partner what belongs in the subject part of the sentence and what belongs in the predicate part by highlighting the two in different colors. ◦I had a good time at summer camp. ◦This photograph shows me on vacation. ◦The US soccer team beat Brazil this year. ◦My neighbor’s dog chased my cat up a tree. ◦Teacher—see notes below!

9 With a partner, create sentences by adding predicate parts to the subject parts below. ◦I ___________________________________ ◦Frogs _______________________________ ◦Everywhere on this planet _______________ ____________________________________ ◦A huge green and white beach umbrella ____ ____________________________________ Challenge: Try to write a sentence where the predicate part comes before the subject part. Why does a sentence usually start with the subject part?

10 Challenge: Talk with your partner and come up with a list of what it takes for a sentence to be a complete sentence. Look at the examples below to help you. Complete SentencesNot Complete Sentences The poems lay in Dickinson’s bureau for years. This famous poet wrote about her emotions. After she died, her poems were published. xThe poems. xWrote about her emotions. xAfter she died.


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