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ENGLISH II SEPTEMBER 19, 2012. Turn in Active vs. Passive Voice homework on the stool before class starts! Get out a piece of paper for your warm-up. This warm-up will be a quiz, so make sure to really focus on your choices!. COMMAS QUIZ.

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English ii september 19 2012

ENGLISH IISEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Turn in Active vs. Passive Voice homework on the stool before class starts!

Get out a piece of paper for your warm-up.

This warm-up will be a quiz, so make sure to really focus on your choices!


Commas quiz

COMMAS QUIZ

Read the sentences. If there is a mistake in punctuation in the underlined part, pick the letter of the correct way to write the this part of the sentence. If there’s no mistake, write “D.”

1. That teacher by the way was voted “teacher of the year.”

a. teacher, by the way; was

b. teacher, by the way, was

c. teacher, by the way was

d. Correct as is

2. Carlos, the small unhappy hungry boy in the corner would like his dinner now.

a. Carlos, the small, unhappy, hungry boy in the corner would

b. Carlos, the small, unhappy, hungry, boy in the corner would

c. Carlos, the small, unhappy, hungry, boy, in the corner, would

d. Correct as is


Commas quiz1

COMMAS QUIZ

3. Fast and powerful, J.C. Williams, Jr. is now the best running back in the country.

a. powerful J.C. Williams, Jr.

b. powerful, J.C. Williams Jr.

c. powerful; J.C. Williams, Jr.

d. Correct as is

4. Could you help me with this assignment, when you are finished with that?

a. me with this assignment when

b. me, with this assignment, when

c. me with, this assignment, when

d. Correct as is

5. Yes I am unhappy with this food and I would like to send it back.

a. Yes I am unhappy, with this food, and I would like

b. Yes I am unhappy with this food and, I would like

c. Yes, I am unhappy with this food and I would like

d. Correct as is


Reminders

REMINDERS

  • Bring your textbook tomorrow.

  • Homework:

    • Finish #1 on Dee’s chart and #2 on Maggie’s chart AND Dee’s chart for your “Everyday Use” worksheet. (In other words, make sure all but #3 are done for both columns by tomorrow.)


Standards

STANDARDS

Reading 3.7: Recognize and understand the significance of various literary devices, including figurative language, imagery, allegory, and symbolism, and explain their appeal.


English ii september 19 2012

TONE

We are going to continue reading “Everyday Use.” As we read, look for important diction and imagery that may suggest the speaker’s tone about each of the two daughters in the story.


Portfolio exchange day

PORTFOLIO EXCHANGE DAY!

  • Go to your last year’s English teacher’s classroom to pick up your portfolio. The portfolios will be in the classroom you were in last year, even if the teacher changed.

  • If you can’t remember where to go, see the paper posted on the door for where to go before leaving.

  • Get only the manila folder and all work; leave the hanging green folder.

  • Bring your portfolio back here, put it in the file folder that says “Period 1” (in any green folder), then file it alphabetically by your last name.


Detail

DETAIL

  • For homework, work on #1 and #2 in the worksheet for “Everyday Use”.


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