Copy these questions onto your Bellwork :. Name 2 of the men on the committee that wrote the Declaration of Independence. What was the name of that committee? What day did they sign the Declaration? What 3 rights do we have according to the song?. Objective.
This portion of the document has been said to have three main sections of purpose. Place brackets around each section. What are the sections?
Underline words that are capitalized that are not proper nouns or are at the beginning of each sentence.
Circle words that have a strong tone or connotation. What do these words have in common?
Highlight the verbs in each sentence. What characterizes these verbs?
Repetition of “that”
Highlight the word “that” throughout the article. What is the purpose of this? What is the effect?
Three dashes have been placed in the document. Locate them. Why did the author strategically place them here?
Place a slash mark at the end of each sentence. What do you notice?
Highlight words that we do not commonly use. Underline words that hint at that words meaning.