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1 Thursday, November 12 th, 2013

2 Learning Targets for Week

3 Writing Week 2 Jeopardy Rules If you want to answer a question, you will need to raise your hand after the question has been stated. You will be given either audio or chat privileges to give us your answer. You must honestly keep track of your own points. Try your best! If you want to stay in the class connect after being divided into breakout rooms (2) and just want to watch (and review), that is fine. You do not have to play.

4 Writing Week 2 Jeopardy Top 10 Writing Mistakes Improving SentencesParagraph Development Box-It Responses

5 The word “its” means…. A.) “It is” or “It has”. B.) The possessive form of it. C.) A plural. D.) None of the above answer choices. Top 10 Writing Mistakes: 100

6 The word who’s means…. A.) The possessive form of who B.) Who is doing the action. C.) Who is/ who has D.) Who is receiving the action. Top 10 Writing Mistakes: 200 Who’s coming to the soccer game?

7 What does the word lay mean as it is used in the example sentence? Example: Please lay the placement and silverware down on the table. A.) Be at rest. B.) Place. C.) Tell a lie. D.) None of the above. Top 10 Writing Mistakes: 300

8 The word affect is primarily used as what part of speech in the example below? (Example) The strong wind affected my hair. A.) Noun B.) Adjective C.) Adverb D.) Verb Top 10 Writing Mistakes: 400

9 (Example) Sheila is often known as the “queen of coupons.” Which of the following items is used incorrectly in the example? A.) Quotation marks. B.) Punctuation. C.) Spelling. D.) All of the above. Top 10 Writing Mistakes: 500

10 Two simple sentences, such as the two sentences listed below, can be combined to form what type of sentence? (Example) Mom just baked brownies. I can’t wait to eat them! Improving Sentences: 100 Mom just baked brownies, and I can’t wait to eat them! A.) Compound sentence. B.) None of these answer choices. C.) Run-on sentence. D.) A question.

11 Combine the two simple sentences below into a “supersized” sentence. (Example) We stopped for ice cream. We ate underneath a large oak tree. A.) We stopped for ice cream and ate underneath a large oak tree. B.) We stopped for ice cream; we ate underneath a large oak tree. C.) After we stopped for ice cream, we ate underneath a large oak tree. D.) All of the answer choices could make sense. Improving Sentences: 200

12 Improving Sentences: 300 What are two common examples of conjunctions? A.) And & hand. B.) But & yet. C.) And & for. D.) Both B & C.

13 Combine the following two example sentences to form a complex sentence. (Example) Everyone boarded the plane. The flight attendant checked our seat belts. A.) Everyone boarded the plane. The flight attendant checked our seat belts. B.) The plane was boarded and our seat belts were checked by the flight attendant. C.) Once everyone boarded the plane, the flight attendant checked our seat belts. D.) None of the above answer choices. Improving Sentences: 400

14 Determine which answer choice below best completes the statement and fits inside the parentheses. When you write a paragraph, decide which supersized sentence works best by reading them all ( ) in your paragraph. A.) Visually. B.) With punctuation. C.) With speed. D.) Orally. Improving Sentences: 500

15 Define the word topic sentence. A.) Sentence that states the main idea of your paragraph. B.) Sentence that concludes your paragraph and summarizes main idea. C.) Provides supporting details to reinforce your main idea. D.) None of the above. Paragraph Development: 100

16 Paragraph Development: 200 London is a very interesting city. All of its museums are free. There are many amazing things to see in the museums. Famous artwork and ancient things are found there. London has many beautiful palaces and even an old castle. Chicago has many tall buildings. London is located on the River Thames. The most famous bridge in London is the Tower Bridge. It was built with stone towers. The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel that tourists can ride to get a good view of the city. London has red double-decker buses and red phone booths and red post boxes. Which sentence in the paragraph above does not belong? A. It was built with stone towers. B. Chicago has many tall buildings. C. The most famous bridge is the Tower Bridge. D. It is located on the River Thames.

17 Paragraph Development: 300 American scientist Benjamin Franklin invented the glass harmonica, also known as the Franklin harmonica, in the early 1760s. It is a mechanical version of the much simpler musical glasses that were popular at that time. These were a set of glass bowls of different sizes that were arranged from smallest to largest to produce distinct pitches. The bowls were fine-tuned by filling them partially with water. In the Franklin model, shallow glass basins are attached to a horizontal spindle that is revolved by a crank attached to a pedal. The spindle is placed in a trough of water so that the glasses are kept wet. The shimmering, bell-like sound is produced by touching the fingers to the wet edges. This instrument was popular in the late 18th and early 19th centuries American scientist Benjamin Franklin invented the glass harmonica, also known as the Franklin harmonica, in the early 1760s. It is a mechanical version of the much simpler musical glasses that were popular at that time. These were a set of glass bowls of different sizes that were arranged from smallest to largest to produce distinct pitches. The bowls were fine-tuned by filling them partially with water. In the Franklin model, shallow glass basins are attached to a horizontal spindle that is revolved by a crank attached to a pedal. The spindle is placed in a trough of water so that the glasses are kept wet. The shimmering, bell-like sound is produced by touching the fingers to the wet edges. This instrument was popular in the late 18th and early 19th centuries What is being defined in the paragraph above? A.) A set of distinct pitches. B.) Musical glasses. C.) The glass harmonica/ Franklin harmonica. D.) All of the above.

18 Paragraph Development: 400 Everyday life in space is different from life on earth. Even sleeping is an adventure for astronauts. Some astronauts like to float free in the Shuttle to sleep, gently bouncing off a wall once in a while. Other astronauts sleep better if they are zipped into a sleeping bag. This feels more like sleeping in a bed on earth. There's even a little pillow they can fasten to their heads with a strap! Astronauts have a hard time staying clean in space. There is no shower or bathtub on the Shuttle, so astronauts have to take sponge baths. They can brush their teeth the regular way, but have to be careful that toothpaste globs don't drift away. All the trash and garbage has to be brought back to earth. What is a main idea from this reading selection? A.) Everyday life in space is different from life on Earth. B.) Astronauts have a rough life while in Outer Space. C.) Being an astronaut is a fun job! D.) Astronauts have a hard time staying clean in space.

19 Paragraph Development: 500 This was the type of emergency situation that had been discussed in the Red Cross course she had taken last summer. She knew what to do. First she assessed the situation and determine that the child was truly choking. He was grabbing at his throat and could not make a sound. She then opened the boy’s mouth and swept it with her finger. Finally, she turned the boy’s back to her, wrapped her arms around him and grasped her hands together and thrust sharply upward in the center of his body where his ribs met. The candy disc flew from his mouth. What is the main idea of this reading selection? A.) A boy was choking a candy disc and could not breathe. B.) The Red Cross is a great organization. C.) A girl had taken a Red Cross course, which prepared her for an emergency situation. D.) All of the above.

20 A 2-point short answer question typically requires you to complete how many actions within your response? A.) 4 actions. B.) 2 actions. C.) 1 action. D.) An infinite number of actions. Box It Responses: 100

21 Define the term extended response question. A.) This type of constructed response question provides the student with a question or problem and requires the student to provide a brief answer. B.) A short answer response that requires two actions to be done. C.) This type of constructed response question will answer all parts of your question. The response may also have a well-planned beginning, middle, and end. D.) Intensive discussion to solve problems or generate ideas. Box It Responses: 200

22 Define the action word describe. A.) Give the formal meaning by distinguishing it from related terms. B.) Write a detailed account or verbal picture in a logical sequence or story form. C.) Give reasons for. D.) Produce a list of words, sentences, or comments. Box It Responses: 300

23 Define the action word discuss. A.) To give reasons for. B.) Give your judgment or reasoned opinion of something, illustrating its good and bad points. C.) Write a detailed account or verbal picture in a logical sequence or story form. D.) Describe giving the details and explaining the pros and cons of the subject. Box It Responses: 400

24 Define the action word criticize. A.) Give your judgment or reasoned opinion of something, illustrating its good and bad points. B.) Describe giving the details and explaining the pros and cons of the subject. C.) Write a detailed account or verbal picture in a logical sequence or story form. D.) Give the formal meaning by distinguishing it from related terms. Box It Responses: 500


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