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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN TECHNICAL WRITING? HOW DO WE USE TECHNICAL WRITING IN TODAY’S SOCIETY? WHAT ARE THE KEY ELEMENTS OF TECHNICAL WRITING? CAN YOU IDENTIFY.

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1 WHAT IS INCLUDED IN TECHNICAL WRITING? HOW DO WE USE TECHNICAL WRITING IN TODAY’S SOCIETY? WHAT ARE THE KEY ELEMENTS OF TECHNICAL WRITING? CAN YOU IDENTIFY AND LOCATE PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES WITHIN A SENTENCE? WHAT ARE THE DEFINITIONS OF THE EIGHT PARTS OF SPEECH? (REASSESS) ACLA Week 9

2 Homework Recopy your DGP notes. Varied sentences/ clause test on Monday 10/18. You MUST COMPLETE the formative assignments by 10/19 to retake the re=assessments. Pick up your formative homework TODAY!!!!

3 AGENDA Turn in your varied sentences practice. Complete your preposition/POS formative assessment. Number your paper from 1-20, then on the back 1-10 Turn to workbook pages Read the information about prepositions. Write three questions about prepositions.

4 Clause, Type, Purpose ( all three) Study for clause quiz on Monday, 10/18. [can you come to my birthday party] Now you bracket and label the sentences below. [when you get home], [can you ask your mom][ if you can come to my birthday party] [can you remember to ask your mom the question], so [you can come to my birthday party]

5 What are Costa’s Levels of Questioning? Take out a sheet of paper: CORNELL NOTES What is Shared Inquiry? What is an interpretive question? What is Active Reading?

6 Practice Your Clauses: You have the notes from class! The judges choose whoever had the highest scores. Theresa ran the concession and she sold the goods when it opened. Zachery showered after the race was completed. Ellen went on a shopping spree and then she ate dinner when her credit card was maxed out. The doctors examined the children who came to the clinic.

7 More Practice Phyllis saved the folders and her assistant gave them to the members as they arrived. Political conventions come every four years when summer days are long.

8 Varied sentences/directions for practice. Bracket each clause. [ ] CIRCLE all subordinating conjunctions. Underline the subject once and the verb twice. Label each clause as ind. or dep. Label each sentence type. Correlative conjunctions: either, or neither, nor Either [Sally will ride in your car], or[ she will not attend the concert.]= compound

9 You MUST use commas. USING A COMMA IS NOT OPTIONAL. Always use a comma before a FANBOY. Always use a comma after a transition or direct address. Always use a comma after an introductory dependent clause. Always use a comma when using an appositive brushstroke. Always use a comma when listing items. Always use a comma with a dialogue expression.

10 Preposition/POS Pretest- Post Complete your practice to re-take an assessment. Preposition: complete a mini-project: song or foldable. Complete the two-page practice handout. Self-assess your handouts before Tuesday. (in class) POS- create a poster of any element you missed on the quiz. Word-definition-examples-your ideas to remember this element?

11 Preposition Song On top of spaghetti, all covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, when somebody sneezed, it rolled off the table, and fell to the floor, and now my poor meatball is smashed on the floor. Create a preposition song. Use at least five prepositional phrases, (highlight the phrases.) Create a neat, final copy. Sing for the class?

12 Tiered Prepositions Score an 80 % or higher Complete the preposition song or foldable !!!! Score below an 80% Complete two pages of preposition practice. Self-assess Create a preposition song or a foldable. Retake the quiz!!!! DUE—10/19 TUESDAY

13 Parts of Speech If you did not score 80% or higher on your POS Quiz: Create a ½ poster about the parts of speech you missed. Include: The definition Examples and ideas to help you remember the element.


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