2014 Grammar Project Definition/Explanation Present Prezi or PowerPoint for grammar concept Define concept in your own words Exemplify concept Identify/explain common errors & corrections Lead a class activity 15-minutes or less Sophomores – Scored for Reporting Findings, Applying Grammar, & Technology Competence Juniors – Scored for Presentations
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2014 Grammar Project Common Errors & Corrections Too much text Reading to audience Font size too small Unreadable fonts Unreadable colors Too many effects, graphics, sounds Delete articles and verbs; use bullets, not sentences Only list big ideas; verbalize details and explanations Minimum 32-point font Use Arial or Calibri Stick with black & white; only use color for emphasis Use only when necessary or to aid understanding
2014 Grammar Project Activity Directions: First create a team of 3 and select someone to be the Runner, someone to be the Recorder, & someone to be the Reporter. The Runner will gather your group’s materials from the instructor at the front of the room. Then you will work with your team to identify the errors in the sample you are given. While you are working, the Recorder should correct the errors per the team’s findings. After 5 minutes, the Reporter will share your group’s corrections with the class. You have 5 minutes… GO!
2014 Grammar Project Activity Directions: 1.Create a team of 3. 2.Select 1 Runner, 1 Recorder, & 1 Reporter. 3.Runner gather materials from front. 4.Work together to identify the errors in the sample you are given. 5.Recorder correct the errors per the team’s findings. 6.Reporter share corrections with the class. 7.You have 5 minutes… GO!
Sample A (Introduction) At the end of each semester all high school students have to take a final. For the class that they are taking. This year in english we have to write to inform and explain diversity and tolerance. Find 7 errors.
Sample B (Introduction) In today’s society or generation next, has a very different tolerance levels and views on diversity than people did before us. Some diverse topics are Homosexuality, the race of a person, the gender of the person, and bullys are no longer tolerated, and if the person is disabled, mentally of phisicaly also on technology (passages from packet). Find 12 errors.
Sample C (Body Paragraph) For example, in document 1, it states that “close to 90 percent of white 18-29 yearolds have no problem with a family member marrying someone of African, Hispanic, or Asian descent”. This means that younger people are more tolerant of diversity within their families. Older people are probably more hesitant because they grew up in the Civil Rights era. Find 6 errors.
Sample D (Body Paragraph) Diversification is not only a negative in society. Without these groups in the United States (such as illegal Immagrants), our diverse population would be eleven times smaller that white’s populations. According to the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED), workers employed at Exporting companies who are white earn fifteen percent more in wages than migrant workers, who take up ninety percent of our diversity. Find 11 errors.
Sample F (Body Paragraph) As the world’s dominet specie (human’s) strive on they see there self split between view’s, perspective & tolerance on race. to clarify many of the younger people (generation next) tolerates Race (people of different skin color) & support’s deversity between the nation’s whale many of the older people (baby boom generation do not. Find 18 errors.
Sample G (Body Paragraph) Aquote to support this therory come froma article called, perspective: how deversity goes beyound tolerance, it states “generation next is most comfortable with interacial dating & marrage. close to 90 percent of whit’s 18-29 year’s of age have no problem with a family member marrying someone of african, hispanic or asian descent. only about half of the respondents from the baby boom generation think the same” (achrazoglou#1). Find 18 errors.
Sample H (Body Paragraph) this quote help support because it clearly state’s the newer generation has a new view & tolerance for Race & the probly support deversity, they dont’ Judge by Race, however, it also states only about half of the previous generation’s support it & think the same. Find 18 errors.
Sample I (Conclusion) In conclusion of the society, and how are tolerance for diversity is our generation is clearly better with diversity than any other generation, because we have learned from other generations what not become! We may see that our society has little diversity, but we could be much worse with racism. Ace is a huge thing in society, because it makes you who you are, no one should be judged against how they were born. Find 8 errors.