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ELA Notes Study Help for Test 2: “An American Childhood” & John Steinbeck

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ELA Notes Study Help for Test 2: “An American Childhood” & John Steinbeck

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  1. ELA NotesStudy Help for Test 2: “An American Childhood” & John Steinbeck Mood, Possessive Nouns, John Steinbeck Critical Thinking #3, Pronouns, Study Guide

  2. Possessive Nouns • 2 basic rules: Plural Possessive Nouns • Singular (one) possessive (ownership) • Add an apostrophe + s: • There is one tiger. Its body has stripes. • The tiger's body has stripes. • Plural (more than 1 thing) possessive (ownership) • Nouns that end in –s: just add an apostrophe ‘ • There are two woodchucks. Their teeth are long. • The woodchucks' teeth are long. • Plural Nouns that do not end in –s: add apostrophe + s. • Three children’s shoes are missing.

  3. Mood • The feelingthe reading creates for the reader • Examples: sad, joyful, sentimental, serious, scary/horrible • Words, settings, and events can create mood

  4. John Steinbeck • We completed the chart in class for text p. 168 #2. • #3. • A) He feels as if something bad is going to happen, but by nightfall, he feels welcome and comfortable. • B) He concludes that traveling cancels all of his predictions (preconceived notions) about people and places in America. [therefore it is the opposite of what he expected] –a contradiction, or criticizing himself by making a judgment about his original thoughts.

  5. Pronouns • Pronouns- Take the place of a noun • Examples: I, it, she, he, them… • Personal pronouns – refer to people • Examples: I, we, you, they, him, he, me… • Personal pronouns showing possession • Mine, hers, his, theirs…This is ourlunch. • Reflexive pronouns – indicates itself • Always ends with –selfor –selves • You are proud of yourself. They asked themselves.

  6. Test Study Guide • An American Childhood • John Steinbeck readings: “Steinbeck: A Life in Letters” & “Travels with Charley” • Spelling/Vocab Unit 6 & 7 • Author’s purpose and mood • Change in mood of writing • Tone in writing & writing style (formal/informal, etc.) • Possessive nouns & Pronouns