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Write Into the Day 2-17-14 p. 25. 1 paragraph: Write about the funniest thing that has ever happened to you. Reminders. Math, Literacy, and Tech Night!

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Write into the day 2 17 14 p 25

Write Into the Day

2-17-14

p. 25

1 paragraph: Write about the funniest thing that has ever happened to you.


Reminders

Reminders

Math, Literacy, and Tech Night!

Math, Literacy, and Tech night at Ridge Road Middle School will be on Thursday, February 20th.;7th and 8th graders and parents from 7:30-8:30PM. Games, prizes, and homework passes for attendance!


Today

Today

1. Grammar Notes (start under your warm-up)

2. Article “After Mandela”

3. Nonfiction half sheet: Frederick Douglass


Grammar simple sentences

Grammar: Simple Sentences

Take notes on pg. 25 under your warm-up through 27

Remember (don’t copy this ): A simple sentence contains one independent clause and no subordinate clauses.

Copy: Examples

The hairstylist gave Latrice a new look.

S V

Ernesto has volunteered to organize the recycling campaign.

S V


Continued

continued...

A simple sentence may contain a compound subject, a compound verb, and any number of phrases.

Examples:

Beth Heiden and Sheila Young won Olympic medals.

S S V

Lawrence caught the ball but then dropped it.

S V V

The astronomer and her assistant studied the meteor and wrote reports.

S S V V


Practice

On pg. 26 of your daybook, please copy each simple sentence below. Next, identify the subjects and verbs in each. You have 7 minutes. You may work & whisper with the person next to you. Skip lines to have room! I’ll have people come up to the board.

Practice

1. As protection from such weapons, warriors in battle needed special equipment.

2. Some warriors used shields of wood or animal hides.

3. In ancient Assyria, soldiers wore leather armor with bronze reinforcements.

4. By 1800 B.C., the Greeks had made the first metal armor out of bronze.

5. Later, the Romans manufactured strong iron armor and designed special equipment, such as shinguards.


Answers

Answers

1. As protection from such weapons, warriors in battle needed special equipment.

S V

2. Some warriors used shields of wood or animal hides.

S V

3. In ancient Assyria, soldiers wore leather armor with bronze reinforcements.

S V

4. By 1800 B.C., the Greeks had made the first metal armor out of bronze.

S V

5. Later, the Romans manufactured strong iron armor and designed special equipment,

S V V

such as shinguards.


Continued last 5 take 7 minutes

continued… (last 5) take 7 minutes

6. Before and during the Middle Ages, European knights and foot soldiers often dressed in shirts of chain mail.

7. You can see the tiny steel links of the chains in this picture.

8. In comparison with chain mail, suits of steel armor gave better protection and therefore became more popular.

9. Helmets and shoulder pieces like these protected a knight’s head and neck.

10. Over his legs and feet, a knight wore greaves and sollerets into battle.


Answers continued

answers continued...

6. Before and during the Middle Ages, European knights and foot soldiers often dressed in shirts

S S V

of chain mail.

7. You can see the tiny steel links of the chains in this picture.

S V

8. In comparison with chain mail, suits of steel armor gave better protection and therefore

S V

became more popular.

9. Helmets and shoulder pieces like these protected a knight’s head and neck.

S S V

10. Over his legs and feet, a knight wore greaves and sollerets into battle.

S V


For the rest of class

For the rest of class...

1. Read the cover story “After Mandela”, it is a class set, I NEED IT BACK. When you finish, please put it on my desk.

2. On p. 28 of daybook, write a bulleted list of the 5 most important points of the article and the reason you chose them

3. Then write a song, poem, rap, or a summary that includes the important points of the article (any option must be half a page)

4. NOTE: When you finish, or before leaving, please take the nonfiction half sheet off my desk, Frederick Douglass, and complete (put on pg. 29 of daybook). Whatever you do not finish is homework


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