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Unit 1, Lesson 2. 2.10.14 Blue Team. Sentence Errors . Unit 1. Strategy: Understand Common Mistakes. Complete Usage Common Mistakes # 1-4 in Kaplan Packet Subject-Verb Agreement When Subject Follows Verb Subject-Verb Agreement When Subject and Verb are Separated

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unit 1 lesson 2

Unit 1, Lesson 2

2.10.14

Blue Team

strategy understand common mistakes
Strategy: Understand Common Mistakes
  • Complete Usage Common Mistakes # 1-4 in Kaplan Packet
    • Subject-Verb Agreement When Subject Follows Verb
    • Subject-Verb Agreement When Subject and Verb are Separated
    • Subject-Verb Agreement When the Subject Seems Plural
    • Confusion of Simple Past and Past Participle
  • Practice by answering #5 on page 143 and #8 on page 147
  • Additional practice: pages 176-187
review vocabulary
Review: Vocabulary

Provide the correct vocabulary word for each of the following antonyms:

  • assuage
  • focus
  • unrealistic
  • disparage
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Review: Vocabulary
  • assuage: provoke
  • focus: digress
  • unrealistic: pragmatic
  • disparage: advocate
9 ambivalent
9. ambivalent
  • simultaneously experiencing opposite feelings; uncertain
  • synonyms: conflicted, equivocal, mixed
10 esoteric adjective
10. esoteric (adjective)
  • intended for or understood only by a small group
  • synonyms: obscure, hidden
11 ingenuity noun
11. ingenuity (noun)
  • quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful
  • synonyms: brilliance, genius, dexterity
12 substantiate verb
12. substantiate (verb)
  • to support with proof or evidence; to verify
  • synonyms: validate, justify, affirm
13 sentiment noun
13. sentiment (noun)
  • an attitude, feeling, or opinion; refined or tender emotion
  • synonyms: position, tendency; softheartedness
14 abstruse adjective
14. abstruse (adjective)
  • difficult to understand
  • synonyms: perplexing, complex
15 eradicate verb
15. eradicate (verb)
  • to get rid of as if by tearing up by the roots; to abolish
  • synonyms: annihilate, erase
16 autonomy noun
16. autonomy (noun)
  • independence; self-determination
  • synonyms: sovereignty, self-rule
strategy predict an answer find a synonym
Strategy: Predict an Answer/Find a Synonym

Robert was extremely ___ when he received a B on the exam, for he was almost certain he had gotten an A.

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Strategy: Predict an Answer/Find a Synonym

Robert was extremely ___ when he received a B on the exam, for he was almost certain he had gotten an A.

  • elated
  • dissatisfied
  • fulfilled
  • harmful
  • victorious
strategy predict an answer find a synonym2
Strategy: Predict an Answer/Find a Synonym

Predict an answer, and then turn to page 96 to make actual selections.

3. With the discovery of a(n) ___ alternative fuels source, oil prices dropped significantly.

4. The product of a ___ religious home, he often found ___ in prayer.

5. Our ___objections finally got us thrown out of the stadium.

6. We should have ___trouble ahead when the road ___ into a gravel path.

7. The ___of the house, fresh lobster, was gone, so we ___ourselves with crab.