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ACLA Grammar. Terra Mahre. DGP Tutorial Questions:. Parts of Speech : What is the part of speech of each word in the sentence? Are you using your DGP colored notes sheet for a reference? Sentence Parts : (function) What is the complete subject? What is the simple subject?

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acla grammar

ACLA Grammar

Terra Mahre

dgp tutorial questions
DGP Tutorial Questions:
  • Parts of Speech: What is the part of speech of each word in the sentence? Are you using your DGP colored notes sheet for a reference?
  • Sentence Parts: (function)
  • What is the complete subject?
  • What is the simple subject?
  • What is the complete predicate?
  • Is the verb transitive or intransitive?
  • Is there a direct object?
  • What kinds of modifiers are in this sentence?
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DGP Tutorial Questions:
  • Clause, Type, Purpose:
  • How many clauses are in the sentence?
  • Can the clause stand alone as a complete sentence?
  • Does the clause have a subject and a verb?
  • Where are the conjunctions in the sentence?
  • What type of conjunction is it?
  • Is this clause dependent of independent?
diagram dgp questions
Diagram DGP Questions:
  • The subject always comes first.
  • The verb always comes second.
  • The direct object or predicate noun always come third.
  • The modifiers always go under the main line.
  • The prepositional phrase is in an arm.
  • The preposition is in the armpit.
  • The object of the preposition is always in the arm.
nouns and their jobs circle all nouns then label each with a job
Nouns and their JOBS: circle all nouns, then label each with a job.
  • N. Nominative O. Objective
  • P. Possessive, V. Vocative
  • 1. Leslie’s car bumped Harry’s tree.
  • 2. The medicine induced sleep.
  • 3. The owl, swooping down, caught the mouse.
  • 4. Mark, please carry the suitcase.
  • 5. Lee caught seventeen trout.
types of nouns
Types of nouns
  • A Common B. proper C. Collective D. Concrete
  • E. Abstract
  • 1. This is a noun that names someone or something.
  • 2. This is a group such as a team or a family.
  • 3. This is a noun you can touch or see.
  • 4. This is an idea, such as happiness or beauty.
  • 5. This is any noun that represents a person, place thing or idea that is not a name.
prepositional phrase
Prepositional phrase:
  • A prepositional phrase is a PIG because it HOGS the object( noun or pronoun) for itself.
  • A preposition must have a best friend/ its object, or it is not a preposition but only an adverb.
  • A preposition shows position.
  • Anything an airplane can do to a cloud.
  • Anything a dog can do to a house.
prepositional phrases
Prepositional Phrases:
  • Around the house
  • During the storm
  • In the barn
  • Over the hill
  • Through the woods
  • On the motorcycle
  • Into the night
  • In the hallway
  • Along the path
  • Under the car
pronouns
Pronouns:
  • What are the six types of pronouns. List each and give an example.
  • What is the antecedent?
  • Write a complete sentence then circle the antecedent and underline the pronoun.
dgp tutorial conjugation questions
DGP Tutorial Conjugation Questions:
  • Verb conjugation: for I, He, They
  • REGULAR
  • Present:
  • Past:
  • Future:
  • PERFECT TENSE: Always use the helping verb and the Past Participle.
  • Present Perfect:
  • Past Perfect:
  • Future perfect:
what are the three types of conjunctions
What are the three types of Conjunctions?
  • What is a Conjunction?
  • Where can you find this information?
  • Coordinating:
  • Subordinating:
  • Correlative:
clauses and conjunctions
Clauses, and Conjunctions
  • The judges choose whoever had the highest scores.

Theresa ran the concession and she sold the goods when it opened.

  • Zachery showered after the race was completed.
  • Ellen went on a shopping spree and then she ate dinner when her credit card was maxed out.
  • The doctors examined the children whocame to the clinic.
  • Phylis saved the folders and her assistant gave them to the members as they arrived.
  • Political conventions come every four years when summer days are long
clause practice directions
Clause Practice Directions:
  • Bracket each clause. [ ]
  • CIRCLE all subordinating conjunctions.
  • Underline the subject once and the verb twice.
  • Label each clause as ind. or dep.
  • Label each sentence type.
  • Correlative conjunctions: either, or neither, nor
  • Either [Sally will ride in your car], or[ she will not attend the concert.]= compound
using a comma is not optional
Using a comma is NOT Optional.
  • Always use a comma before a FANBOY.
  • Always use a comma after a transition or direct address.
  • Always use a comma after an introductory dependent clause.
  • Always use a comma when using an appositive brushstroke.
  • Always use a comma when listing items.
  • Always use a comma with a dialogue expression.
complex vs compound sentences
Complex vs Compound Sentences:
  • Compound has two independent clauses.
  • EX: Bethany walked to the store, so I asked her to pick up a gallon of milk.
  • Complex : has one independent clause and one dependent clause.
  • EX: When Bethany walked to the store, I asked her to buy a gallon of ice cream.
  • EX: Bethany walked to the store after I asked her to buy a gallon of milk.
agenda 10 26
Agenda 10/26
  • DGP

Book fair visit

  • Math in LA
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DGP
  • my friend jessica really likes the song hakunamatata
correlative conjunctions
Correlative Conjunctions:
  • Come in pairs. If there are not two, then its not correlative.
  • Either, or, neither, nor then, so
  • Neither my class nor the seventh grade classes knew their parts of speech definitions.
  • Either the sixth graders, or the seventh graders will need to practice more often with their definitions.
subordinating conjunctions usually flag a dependent clause but look for the subject and verb too
Subordinating Conjunctions usually flag a dependent clause, but look for the subject and verb too.
  • although before
  • as until
  • unless while
  • Since because
  • after when
  • that though
  • If whether
  • wherever whenever
  • where
make a conjunction poster due 11 1
Make a conjunction poster: Due 11/1

Use the textbook, your DGP handouts,

or your Harold Syntax notes to study.

relative pronouns
Relative Pronouns:
  • Who
  • Whoever
  • Which
  • Whom
  • Whose
  • That
  • These pronouns act as a subordinating conjunction and a subject for a dependent clause.
capitalization punctuation and conjugation dgp
Capitalization, Punctuation and Conjugation: DGP

[we visited seattlewashington on our vacation]

REGULAR:

Present :I, They visit, He visits

Past: I, He , They visited

Future: I ,He, They will visit

PERFECT: use helping verb and past participle

Present Perfect: I, They have visited, He has visited

Past Perfect: I, He ,They had visited

Future Perfect: I, He, They will have visited

three types of verbs
Three Types of Verbs:
  • Your friends are forgetful.

Linking verbs link the subject to a PN or a PA

  • Your friends have left their skateboards at my house.
  • Harold Syntax= predicate nominative

predicate adjective

  • Your friends left their skateboards at my house. Action Verb ^

To Be Verbs are sometimes helping verbs: Present- am, is are, PAST- was, were

  • Future-will be
helping verbs
Helping Verbs
  • List the “to be” helpers
  • Present
  • Past
  • Future
  • List the H- helpers
  • Present
  • Past
  • Future
four important ways to use a comma
Four Important Ways to Use a Comma
  • 1. After a transition: First of all, the story, Lob’s Girl, had an interesting setting in Cornwall, England.
  • 2. Before a conjunction in a compound sentence: Sandy wanted to keep Lob, and Lob wanted to remain with Sandy.
  • 3. After an introductory dependent clause: After Lob traveled 400 miles, Sandy and her family decided to adopt Lob for good.
  • 4. Before and after an appositive: The doctor, Mr. Travers, was the first witness to arrive at the scene of the accident
nouns and their jobs
Nouns and their JOBS.
  • Nominative:
  • Objective:
  • Possessive:
clauses independent or dependent
Clauses: Independent or Dependent?
  • Now you [bracket]and label the type of sentences below.
  • can you come to my birthday party

when you get home, can you ask your mom if you can come to my birthday party

  • can you remember to ask your mom the question, so you can come to my birthday party
principal parts
Principal Parts?
  • What are the four principle parts of a verb?
  • Which do we use with the perfect tense?
  • Which do we use with the progressive tense?
varied sentences1
Varied Sentences
  • The judges chose whoever had the highest score
  • Theresa ran the concession and she sold the goods when it opened
  • Zachery showered after the race was completed
  • Ellen went on a shopping spree and then she ate dinner when her credit card was maxed out
  • The doctors examined the children who came to the clinic
  • Phyllis saved the folders and her assistant gave them to the members as they arrived
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