Copy the following definition of an appositive An appositive is a noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it. Copy the following phrases and underline the appositives: 1. The insect, a cockroach, is crawling across the kitchen table.
Writing prompt: Respond to the following writing prompt in your notebooks by listing three phrases.
Why is poetry written?
Poems use imagery or figures of speech to explain feelings or to create a mental picture or idea.
The Meaning of a Poem
Objective: identify the following vocabulary words by filling the blanks. Identify the definition. These are the words that will be on your vocabulary quiz one week from today:
2. B_ _ _ _ _
3. En_ _ _ _ _ _
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _th
5. _ _ce_ _ _ _ _ _
6. T_ _g_ _ _ _
Using the word bank below, match the correct vocabulary word to its sentence using context clues.
A. Abrasive: rough; coarse; harsh
B. Abstain: desist; go without; withdraw
C. Billow: swelling; fluttering; waving
D. Credulous: gullible; ready to believe anything
E. Enshroud: cover
1. All of a sudden the village was __________ in fog.
2. Avoid using ____________________sponges or scouring creams: you could permanently damage your new entertainment center.
3.Sam sold miracle cures to desperate and _______ clients.Bell-ringer: vocab review
and the correct answer
Copy the following and complete each definition or sentence with the correct vocabulary word.
Correct these sentences IF they are a sentence fragment. Identify what they are missing: subject, predicate, complete thought.
1. Liked clothes that were half one color and half another.
2.Was a way of displaying wealth.
3. So I was scared.
4. And I couldn’t breathe.
5. Anthony loved eating Snickers bars.Bell-ringer: review of sentence fragments