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Introduction to Grammar and Composition . Mr. Eleftheriades. Monday, June 23 rd , 2014 . Aim: What is grammar and why do we study it? Objectives: Discuss the significance of usage and mechanics Differentiating between different types of nouns Do Now: Look over syllabus Homework:

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monday june 23 rd 2014
Monday, June 23rd, 2014
  • Aim: What is grammar and why do we study it?
  • Objectives:
    • Discuss the significance of usage and mechanics
    • Differentiating between different types of nouns
  • Do Now:
    • Look over syllabus
  • Homework:
    • Classifying nouns handout
expectations
Expectations
  • What do we already know about Mr. Eleftheriades?
  • What do we already know about grammar?
  • Why are we studying grammar?
why study grammar
Why study grammar?
  • Dear Admissions officer,

Your last email did not include an attachment that I need to complete in order to be considered for admittance into your prestigious school. Please resend that email to my mother and _____ so we can complete the application process.

Sincerely,

Joe Shmo

  • Me
  • Myself
  • I
you clearly did not have mr eleftheriades
You clearly did NOT have Mr. Eleftheriades
  • I want to ensure that everyday mistakes that people make that cost them jobs, admission into schools, and credibility in everyday conversation are not made by my students.
  • We start of with the parts of speech, which I am sure many of you have studied, but we pick up rather quickly, so make sure not to fall behind
nouns
Nouns
  • Noun- person, place, thing or idea
  • Common nouns- any one of a group of persons, places, things or ideas
  • Proper noun- a particular person, place, thing or idea.
  • Proper nouns are capitalized, common nouns are not (unless they start a sentence or are part of a title)
common and proper nouns
Common and Proper Nouns

Common and Proper nouns worksheet

concrete and abstract nouns
Concrete and Abstract Nouns
  • Concrete nouns- Person, place or thing that can be perceived by one of the senses.
  • Abstract Nouns- names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic.
  • Concrete nouns- fire, garlic, cotton, horses, Liberty Bell
  • Abstract nouns- self-confidence, strength, charm, ability, Zen
  • Concrete and Abstract Nouns Worksheet and page four Oral Practice exercise.
collective nouns
Collective Nouns
  • Collective noun- a noun that indicates a group of persons or objects.
  • Come up with examples.
compound nouns
Compound Nouns
  • Compound noun- Two or more words that together name a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. A compound noun may be written as one word, as separate words, or as a hyphenated word
time permitting
Time Permitting
  • Capitalization
  • http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/capital.asp
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