Bellwork for February 28, 2014. Take out your corrected PoW. I will come around to collect these. If you don’t have it, take out your agenda. Write in your agenda. Demonstrate knowledge of writing skills on a test.
1. What is the topic? (+2 pts.)
2. What is the controlling idea? (+2 points)
3. List at least 5 transition words or phrases from the text. (+2 points)
*When you finish, turn in your test and read.
The difference between clarity and awkwardness.
Poor Stephen, who just wanted a quick snack before his after school detention, quickly dropped his fork on the cafeteria tray, gagging with disgust as a large cockroach wiggled out of his grilled cheese sandwich, a sight requiring a year of therapy before Stephen could eat bread again.
The following phrases are verbals (verbs that end in –ing or that have the word “to” before them).
children and don't know it, we
have a nursery downstairs.