1 SQUADS CPW ACT Prep Subject: 11th Grade English Learning Intentions - Today, I am going to practice CollegeReadiness Standards in English:Sentence Structure and Formation: 20-23Knowledge of Language: 24-27Punctuation Conventions: 24-27Usage Conventions: 28-32Sentence Structure and Formation: 16-19SQUADSSuccess Criteria – I am successful if I can…Use parallel structureUse the phrase most appropriate in terms of the content and styleRecognize and correct inappropriate uses of colons and commasUse apostrophes to form simple possessive nounsCorrectly use the relative pronouns who and whomDetermine the need for punctuation or conjunctions to correct fused sentences
2 11th Grade EnglishYou will have 1 minute and 30 seconds to work on each question individually.You will have 1 minute and 30 seconds to work as a group and write your rationales for each answer.
3 11th Grade EnglishUnbricking a kiln after a firing is like a person uncovering buried treasure.NO CHANGEsomeonea potterOMIT the underlined portion
4 11th Grade English NO CHANGE rises beyond belief, The fire chugs like a train engine, hungry for more oxygen. Each tie the fire is stoked, sparks shoot from the chimney into the night sky. The clay pieces gleam white-hot amid the flames. At last, when the temperature soars out of sight, she knows the firing is nearing its end.Given that all the choices are true, which provides the most specific detail and maintains the style and tone of the essay?NO CHANGErises beyond belief,soars well above a thousand degrees,elevates in increments to the point that a temperature of more than one thousands degrees is reached,
5 11th Grade EnglishRosie, it turns out is: a desert tortoise that my grandmother had started raising over twenty years ago.NO CHANGERosie, it turns out, isRosie, it turns out isRosie it turns out, is
6 11th Grade EnglishI learned that I should build plywood enclosures in each of my parents’ backyards so that Rosie would be safe year round.NO CHANGEparent’s backyardsparents backyardsparents backyards,
7 11th Grade English5. Banneker’s grandmother was an indentured servant from England whom, after completing the term of her contract, bought some land and then married a freed slave.NO CHANGEwho,which,OMIT the underlined portion.
8 11th Grade EnglishTheir daughter Mary – Benjamin’s mother – also married a freed slave. Benjamin’s grandmother taught him to read, and he attended a one-room Quaker school when the farmwork slowed down during the winter.Which of the following alternatives to the underlined portion would NOT be acceptable?read; heread, and he alsoread heread. He
9 CPWACT PrepSubject: 11th Grade EnglishNow ‘Squad Up’ and replay this PPT. Use the Student Answer/Rationale Sheet.Then exchange your Squad’s answer sheet with that of another squad.Launch the ANSWERS video.SQUADS