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Monday, May 12, 2014. You do need bags today. Pick up a notes sheet from the front basket. Have Greek gods presentation notes sheet out on desk. . Extra ppt slides. Sacred Writing Time.

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monday may 12 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
  • You do need bags today.
  • Pick up a notes sheet from the front basket.
  • Have Greek gods presentation notes sheet out on desk.
sacred writing time
Sacred Writing Time

What is your most memorable moment or story from this class? From the first day up until now, what do you remember?

adjective clauses
Adjective clauses

An adjective clause—also called an adjectival or relative clause—will meet three requirements:

  • First, it will contain a subject and verb.
  • Next, it will begin with a relative pronoun [who, whom, whose, that, or which] or a relative adverb [when, where, or why].
  • Finally, it will function as an adjective, answering the questions What kind?How many? or Which one?
examples of adjective clauses
Examples of adjective clauses:
  • Diane felt manipulated by her beagle Santana, whose big, brown eyes pleaded for another cookie.
  • Chewing with her mouth open is one reason why Fred cannot stand sitting across from his sister Melanie.
  • Laughter erupted from Annamarie, who hiccupped for seven hours afterward.
when to use each punctuation
When to use each punctuation:
  • 1) Short works and parts of long works are usually in quotation marks.
  • 2) Long works and collections of short works are usually put in italics (or underlined when writing by hand).
punctuation examples
Punctuation examples:

1) "Title of a Short Poem." Title of an Epic Poem or Book-Length Poem

Ex: "The Raven.“ Ex: The Odyssey

2) "Title of a Short Story." Title of a Novel

Ex: "Young Goodman Brown“ Ex: The Scarlet Letter

3) "Title of an Essay" Title of a Collection or Anthology of Essays

Ex: "The Fiction of Langston Hughes" Ex: Modern Writers and Their Readers


form of a verb used as a noun, adjective or adverb

types of verbals
Types of verbals:
  • Gerunds: verbs acting as nouns. Example: Running is my favorite sport. (always end in –ing).
  • Participles: verbs acting as adjectives. Example: I laughed at the girl running down the street.
  • Infinitives: to + verb. Example: I like to eat pasta.
examples of verbals
Examples of verbals
  • Skiing should be an Olympic sport.
  • I know that person walking down the hallway.
  • Her favorite thing to do it to sew.
adverb phrases
Adverb phrases

A word group with an adverb as its beginning. This adverb may be accompanied by modifiers or qualifiers.

An adverb phrase can modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, and it can appear in a number of different positions in a sentence.

examples of adverb phrases
Examples of adverb phrases:
  • The players responded surprisingly wellto all the pressures of the playoffs.
  • The best way to preserve the flavor and texture of fresh vegetables is to cook them as quickly as possible.

3. The air was warm, stirred only occasionallyby a breeze.

  • Book pages:

Pg. 172 #1-10

Pg. 410 Practice C (21-30)

Pg. 161 #1-20

Pg. 145 #1-10