01/28/2013-02/01/2013. Mills/English 2. 01/28/2013. Do Now: Please get out your homework (2 nd paragraph) Check your grade online Do you need tutoring? Do you have missing work? Get out your notes a create a section for “Types of Sentences”
“Types of Sentences”
*This week your do now will be related to types of sentences. Every day you will record notes for 1 of 4 different types of sentences.
A simple sentence consists of an independent clause, so it contains a subject and a verb.
Examples of simple sentences –
short simple sentence: The dog barked.
long simple sentence: Leaning first this way and then that, the large tan dog with a wide black collar barked loudly at the full moon last night from under the lilac bush in the shadow of the north side of the house.
The simple sentence may have a compound subject: The dog and the cat howled.
It may have a compound verb: The dog howled and barked.
It may have a compound subject and a compound verb: The dog and the cathowled and yowled, respectively.
Direct Characterization-tells the audience what the personality of the character is.
Indirect Characterization-shows things that reveal the personality of a character.
*The terms “biguns” and “littleuns” refer to the older and younger boys on the island. All the main characters are “biguns.”
*Only a few “littleuns,” about age 10 and younger, appear as characters in the novel.
Compound Sentence: consists of two or more simple sentences joined by:
“You could see now that he might make a boxer, as far as width and heaviness of shoulders went, but there was a mildness about his mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil.”
“…he was thin and bony; and his hair was red beneath the black cap. His face was crumpled and freckled, and ugly without silliness. Out of this face stared two light blue eyes, frustrated now; and turning, or ready to turn, to anger.”
“I could swim when I was five. Daddy taught me. He’s a commander in the Navy.”
“He was a small, skinny boy, his chin pointed, and his eyes to bright they had deceived Ralph into thinking him delightfully gay and wicked. The coarse mop of black hair was long and swung down, almost concealing a low, broad forehead…”
“I ought to be chief…I can sing a C sharp.”
“…the littluns who had run after him caught up with him. They talked, cried out unintelligibly, lugged him toward the trees. Then, amid the roar of the bees in the afternoon sunlight, Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach.”
Do Now: Please put the following notes into your “types of sentences” section
Complex Sentence: consists of a combination of an independent clause and a dependent clause.
Do Now: Please put the following notes in the “types of sentences” section of your notebook.
Compound-Complex Sentence: consists of a combination of a compound sentence and a complex sentence.