Bellwork: Vocabulary Builder • Pick up a worksheet out of the basket. Follow the directions for exercise A. • GUM: Subjects and Predicates • “Raymond’s Run” • Understanding the Writing Process Homework: Buy a t-shirt! Bring in your composition book no later than Monday Thursday, August 13th
Below is a list of common words often misspelled; circle the words that you have trouble spelling. absence embarrass leisure ridiculous accommodate February mischievous schedule beginning grammar necessary succeed canceled humorous occasion tomorrow definite immediate privilege usually discipline jewelry recommend vacuum Directions: Cross out the misspelled word in each set. Write the correct spelling of the word on the line. 1. privilege, necesary, definite ____________________________________ 2. liesure, February, humorous ____________________________________ 3. accomodate, absence, vacuum ___________________________________ 4. ridiculous, jewelry, usualy _______________________________________ 5. schedule, suceed, grammar ____________________________________ 6. canceled, mischievous, begining __________________________________ 7. disipline, tomorrow, definite ____________________________________ 8. accommodate, grammar, reccomend _______________________________ 9. succeed, ocasion, leisure ______________________________________ 10. beginning, immediet, embarrass _________________________________ Bellwork
Complete Sentences / Recognizing Subject & Predicate Pg. 500-503 in Write Source
Look at the sentences below. With your partner, decide what purpose the underlined words serve in the sentence. • Mrs. Marsh teaches pre-algebra at AJHS. • The purple mountains appeared misty in the distance. • A big raccoon crawled out of the hole. • I like peach ice cream.
Now look at the same sentences. What purpose do the underlined words serve now? • Mrs. Marsh teaches pre-algebra at AJHS. • The purple mountains appeared misty in the distance. • A big raccoon crawled out of the hole. • I like peach ice cream.
Now, decide with your partner what belongs in the subject part of the sentence and what belongs in the predicate part by highlighting the two in different colors. • I had a good time at summer camp. • This photograph shows me on vacation. • The US soccer team beat Brazil this year. • My neighbor’s dog chased my cat up a tree. • Teacher—see notes below!
With a partner, create sentences by adding predicate parts to the subject parts below. • I ___________________________________ • Frogs _______________________________ • Everywhere on this planet _______________ ____________________________________ • A huge green and white beach umbrella ____ ____________________________________ • Challenge: Try to write a sentence where the predicate part comes before the subject part. Why does a sentence usually start with the subject part?
Challenge: Talk with your partner and come up with a list of what it takes for a sentence to be a complete sentence. Look at the examples below to help you.