Sacred Writing Time What is your most memorable moment or story from this class? From the first day up until now, what do you remember?
Adjective clauses An adjective clause—also called an adjectival or relative clause—will meet three requirements: 1.First, it will contain a subject and verb.subjectverb 2.Next, it will begin with a relative pronoun [who, whom, whose, that, or which] or a relative adverb [when, where, or why].relative pronoun relative adverb 3.Finally, it will function as an adjective, answering the questions What kind? How many? or Which one?adjective
Examples of adjective clauses: 1.Diane felt manipulated by her beagle Santana, whose big, brown eyes pleaded for another cookie. 2.Chewing with her mouth open is one reason why Fred cannot stand sitting across from his sister Melanie. 3.Laughter erupted from Annamarie, who hiccupped for seven hours afterward.
When to use each punctuation: 1) Short works and parts of long works are usually in quotation marks. 2) Long works and collections of short works are usually put in italics (or underlined when writing by hand).
Punctuation examples: 1) "Title of a Short Poem." Title of an Epic Poem or Book-Length Poem Ex: "The Raven.“ Ex: The Odyssey 2) "Title of a Short Story." Title of a Novel Ex: "Young Goodman Brown“ Ex: The Scarlet Letter 3) "Title of an Essay" Title of a Collection or Anthology of Essays Ex: "The Fiction of Langston Hughes" Ex: Modern Writers and Their Readers
Verbals form of a verb used as a noun, adjective or adverb
Types of verbals: Gerunds: verbs acting as nouns. Example: Running is my favorite sport. (always end in –ing). Participles: verbs acting as adjectives. Example: I laughed at the girl running down the street. Infinitives: to + verb. Example: I like to eat pasta.
Examples of verbals Skiing should be an Olympic sport. I know that person walking down the hallway. Her favorite thing to do it to sew.
Adverb phrases A word group with an adverb as its beginning. This adverb may be accompanied by modifiers or qualifiers.adverbmodifiersqualifiers An adverb phrase can modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, and it can appear in a number of different positions in a sentence.verb adjective
Examples of adverb phrases: 1.The players responded surprisingly well to all the pressures of the playoffs. 2.The best way to preserve the flavor and texture of fresh vegetables is to cook them as quickly as possible. 3. The air was warm, stirred only occasionally by a breeze.
Practice: Book pages: Pg. 172 #1-10 Pg. 410 Practice C (21-30) Pg. 161 #1-20 Pg. 145 #1-10