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Warm Up 1-30-2012. Identify the correct pronoun from the pair in parenthesis in each of the following sentences. Mrs. Lang told Beth and (I, me) that our summer reading project is a good idea. The author of Nothing but the Truth is also (he, him).

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Warm up 1 30 2012
Warm Up 1-30-2012

  • Identify the correct pronoun from the pair in parenthesis in each of the following sentences.

  • Mrs. Lang told Beth and (I, me) that our summer reading project is a good idea.

  • The author of Nothing but the Truth is also (he, him).

  • May Kim and I sit next to Terrence and (he, him).

    Revise each sentence by correcting each unclear pronoun reference.

  • Brad appears in plays and movies, but he enjoys performing in them more.

  • As soon as Annie and Caity landed in Seattle, she called me.

  • Antonio is a watercolor painter; some of them have received awards.


Warm up 1 31 2012
Warm Up 1-31-2012

Ten Lovely Words

Write a list of ten of your favorite words. Include words you like because of their meaning and words you like because of their sound.

Then use all of these words in a poem.


Warm up 2 1 2012
Warm up 2-1-2012

  • You must become an advocate of what you believe; otherwise you will become a victim of what others want you to believe.

    ~Jesse Jackson

In honor of Black History month….

Write a well-written paragraph about

what this famous quote from

Reverend Jesse Jackson

means to you.


Warm up 2 2 2012
Warm Up 2-2-2012

Correct the following sentences:

  • He was born on September 27 1983 began school on september 4 1988 and graduated from highschool on May 17 2001

  • Acadiana la isnt a town it’s a region.

  • Dad got the snacks ready meanwhile me and Sadie decorated the Living Room.


Warm up 2 3 2012
Warm Up 2-3-2012

The 200-Pound Moustache!

Misplaced modifiers are single words, phrases, or clauses that do not point clearly to the word or words they modify.

  • Rewrite the following sentences, all of which contain misplaced modifiers, so that they make sense.

  • The actor was a tall man with a red moustache weighing 200 pounds.

  • The teacher posted the times for the students discussed in class.

  • Definitely the most convenient method of travel, Jimmy took the subway to work.

  • I was told that Maurice sent me flowers by my mother.

  • Sailing toward the floor, Grandma Tina caught the martini glass.