Announcements and Reminders:
If you did not receive the Book-of-the-Month Assignment, get it from Ms. Dorsey, or from the handouts file at the back of the room.
Sign up for your Book-of-the-Month, if you have chosen your book.
Sign up by January 12 for full points.
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And, just for fun, and article with some interesting facts about American Fork:
Targets for Today:
Your test on sentences, clauses, and spelling it's/its and to/too/two is next time!
Know how to spell it's/its and to/too/two.
Know the definitions of sentence and clause.
A sentence is a unit of written language that contains a subject and a verb and makes complete sense on its own. It must begin with a capital letter and end with a period, exclamation point, or question mark.
A sentence is a unit of _____________________ ______________________ that contains a ______________
and a ____________________ and makes complete ___________________ on its own.
It must begin with a ___________________ _____________________ and end with a _________________, _____________________ _________________, or ____________________ __________________.
A clause is the key element of a sentence. It is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb.
It can be a main or independent clause which can form a complete simple sentence, or
it can be a subordinate or dependent clause which can form part of a sentence, but cannot stand on its own.
A clause is the _____________ __________________ of a sentence. It is a group of words that contains a ______________________ and a _________________.
It can be a _________________ or ___________________________ clause which can form a complete simple sentence, or
it can be a ________________________ or ________________________ clause which can form part of a sentence, but cannot stand on its own.
Conventions in Sentences Investigations
Copy these sentences into your composition book under
CSI Sentences/Grammar. Page 83/84 +
Label this CSI # 15 and add today's date -- January 11 or 12, 2018.
Jot down what you notice about these sentences, that might help with our conventions and spelling for the week.
1. It's been a long time since my car lost its hubcaps.
2. Because I won two new backpacks yesterday when I went to the mall, I now have two too many backpacks.
If you weren't here, see these comments about the sentences: C.S.I. #15
If you need more: Writing Sentences -- Clauses and Phrases
=================================Finding Reliable and Useful Sources -- Use The CRAAP Test.
Suggested sources -- See your Google Classroom
You may also go on http://onlinelibrary.uen.org/ and use the sources there.
Paraphrasing -- https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/619/1/
Video -- Find a video (probably on biography.com), create a new slide, click on "Insert" and "Video." Use the window that opens to search on YouTube for the tile of the video you found. Select and insert it. You may not be able to view it at school. You will share your slideshow with me, and I can show some of the videos.
Timeline -- use lines, arrows, and text boxes, or use a template that you find by going to "Insert," "Diagram," and "Timeline." Click on the timeline template to see more timeline templates.
An epitaph is a short inscription engraved on the headstone, grave marker, monument, or memorial plaque on the tomb or grave of a deceased person. And epitaph is written in honor or memory of the deceased. An epitaph may also be a short poem or verse written in memory of the deceased. - http://pennyborn.com/memorialpreferences/writeanepitaph.html
Citing Sources (Citation Machine) -- Next time!
If You Were Absent:
Conventions of the Week #1A.docx
Central Idea Practice: https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/main-idea-2.pdf