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  1. Warm Up Sentences Quarter 1 and 2

  2. Warm Up Sentence swimming desperate to reach the shore a light was seen in the distance

  3. Corrected:  Swimming desperately to reach the shore, Bobsaw a light in the distance. (active vs. passive voice)

  4. Warm Up Sentence put small dry twigs at the bottom of a fire that makes it easier to start the fire said juan ortiz our counselor

  5. Corrected: "Put small, dry twigs at the bottom of a fire to make it easier to start," said Juan Ortiz, our counselor. (appositive)

  6. if you have either a yardstick or a measuring tape said mr dixon bring them tomorrow

  7. Corrected:  “If you have either a yardstick or a measuring tape," said Mr. Dixon, "bring it tomorrow."

  8. Other options… “ …” / “‘ …’” • Can you believe that Mr. Dixon said, “If you have a yardstick bring it tomorrow”? (punctuating the entire sentence---quotation is inside) • Sally complained to me, “I can’t believe that Mr. Dixon said, ‘bring it tomorrow.’” (Sally is quoting Mr. Dixon—single quotation mark inside double)

  9. Tuesday, October 18 Fix this! before them girls may play said coach pasternak they hafta meet the requirements in the manual

  10. Corrected “Before those girls may play,” said Coach Pasternak, “they have to meet the requirements in the manual.”

  11. Thursday, October 20th donna did mr ecklund require your class to read the short story flight to freedom bridget asked

  12. Corrected "Donna, did Mr. Ecklund require your class to read the short story 'Flight to Freedom’?"Bridget asked.

  13. Friday, October 21st the macaroni and cheese was made by saras mom for the party, the dish was liked by every one at the party

  14. Corrected • Sara’s mom made the macaroni and cheese for the party; everyone liked the dish. or • Everyoneat the party liked the macaroni and cheese dish that Sara’s mom made.

  15. run-ons or fused and comma splice ppt.pps • Comma splice— two independent clauses separated by a comma when a semi-colon, period, or additional coordinating conjunction is needed. • Fused sentence (also known as a “Run on”) two or more independent clauses in a sentence that are not separated by any punctuation, but that should be.

  16. Fix This! a plaque at riverside park bears this quotation form thoreaus book walden that man is the richest whose pleasures are cheapest

  17. Corrected: • A plaque at Riverside Park bears this quotation from Thoreau's book Walden: "That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest."

  18. Use a Colon : • After an independent clause that precedes a list. • The use of these punctuation marks often confuses students: comma, semicolon, colon, hyphen, and dash. • The Stearns County Theatrical Company announces the opening of the following plays:Lear, May 10th;Death of a Salesman, June 15th; andCamelot, August 20th. • There are three historical sources of belief: reason or intellect, custom or habit,and inspiration. • To separate an explanation, rule, or example from a preceding independent clause. • After a sleepless night, the senator made her decision: she would not seek re-election. • Music is more than a mechanical arrangement of sounds: it is an expression of deep feeling and ethical values. • A way to remember which direction to move the hands of the clock when changing to or from Daylight Savings Time: spring forward, fall back. • After the salutation of a business letter. • Dear Mr. Peterson: • Dear Faculty Member: • In the heading of a business memo. • TO: • SUBJECT: • Between the hour and the minutes. • 5:30 p.m. • 3:00 a.m. • Between the chapter and the verse in the Bible, in citations for some literary works, and between the volume and the number of some publications. • Genesis 1:18-20 • Part 3:121 • Vol. 2:34 • As part of a title. • Grey Power: A Practical Survival Handbook for Senior Citizens. • In a bibliography between the place of publication and the name of the publisher. • Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1966. • en to use a colon :

  19. Thursday, October 27 Warm Up Sentence ---Quiz Today!!! Lesson 4 looking for my assignment it was found that someone sat it under a pile of house beautiful magazines

  20. Corrected Looking for my assignment, I found that someone had set it under a pile of House Beautiful magazines.

  21. Titles and Punctuation • Short Stories— “quotation marks” • Poems-- “quotation marks” • Plays —underline or italicize • Movies —underline or italicize • Television Programs —underline or italicize • Episodes on television “quotation marks” • Songs “quotation marks” • CDs/Albums —underline or italicize

  22. Wednesday, November 2nd camping near lake george we went fishing in the lake have taken many hikes and we like to explore in the area

  23. Verb Tense and Consistency • Went fishing past tense • Have taken many hikes past perfect tense • Like to explore present tense • Went fishing • Went hiking • Went exploring—too many “wents” Fishing, hiking, exploring Fished, hiked, explored Fish, hike, and explore

  24. Corrected: Camping near Lake George, we fished, hiked, and explored the area. Smiley-face technique? ____________

  25. Quarter 2 Thanksgiving in two weeks • What are YOU thankful for? • Don’t end in a preposition! • For what are you thankful? • Prepositions: for, in, at, to, of, words that indicate “position” common prepositions are • about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, but, by, despite, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, onto, out, outside, over, past, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, until, up, upon, with, within,andwithout.

  26. Avoid ending with a preposition • Where are you at? • Where are you? • What suitcase should I use to put my clothes into? • Into what suitcase should I put my clothes?

  27. Warm Up Sentence- #15 he hasnt never showed much self reliance or had growed much from his experiences

  28. My Growth as a Writer/Reader/Thinker • When I was ten, I… • Now, I…

  29. Corrected:  He has never shown much self-reliance or grown much from his experiences.

  30. The dreaded double negative--- • Incorrect • He can't convince no one to go with him. • Correct • He can convince no one to go with him. • He can't convince anyone to go with him. • Incorrect • I haven't never gone to the circus. • Correct • I have never gone to the circus. • I haven't ever gone to the circus.

  31. Correct These Please • Once he gets going, there isn't nothing that can stop him. • Once he gets going, there isn’t anything that can stop him. • I've tried to go with him, but I can't hardly keep up.

  32. Warm Up Sentence#16—Nov 11/14 somebody must of lent my brother in laws ladder it weren't in the garage

  33. Corrected: Somebody must haveborrowed my brother-in-law's ladder; it wasn't in the garage. Was the sentence before an example of comma splice or fused?

  34. run-ons or fused and comma splice ppt.pps • Comma splice— two independent clauses separated by a comma when a semi-colon, period, or additional coordinating conjunction is needed. • Fused sentence (also known as a “Run on”) two or more independent clauses in a sentence that are not separated by any punctuation, but that should be.

  35. Warm Up Sentence #17 Nov 15/16 • our neighbors left us see pictures of there photo safari in africa they plan to return back there soon

  36. Corrected (wordiness/fused error) • Our neighbors let us see pictures of their photo safari in Africa; they plan to return soon.

  37. http://www.chompchomp.com/rules/csfsrules.htm • Anne enjoyed her high school reunion she hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years. • Comma splice? Fragment? Fused? Complete?Anne enjoyed her high school reunion, she hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years. Comma splice? Fragment? Fused? Complete?

  38. Options for CS and Fusion Errors • He has completed his research, he will not report his findings to class today. (CS—incorrect) • He has completed his research he will not report his findings to class today. (FS—incorrect) • He has completed his research, sohe will report his findings to class today. • He has completed his research, buthe will not report his findings to class today. • He has completed his research; he will report his findings to class today. (All of these are grammatically correct, but context and purpose dictate which works best.)

  39. The tricky thing to remember is that comma splices and fused sentences can appear in a longer string of sentences with other punctuation. me more examples below. • Comma splice:To get ready for the party, Sharon baked cookies and brownies until she thought her oven would explode, finally, she cleaned the kitchen, satisfied that the goodies would be a hit. Fused sentence:To get ready for the party, Sharon baked cookies and brownies until she thought her oven would explode finally, she cleaned the kitchen, satisfied that the goodies would be a hit. Correct grammar:"To get ready for the party, Sharon baked cookies and brownies until she thought her oven would explode. Finally, she cleaned the kitchen, satisfied that the goodies would be a hit."

  40. Warm Up Sentence #18—Nov 17/18 • ms ruffalo shouldnt of left mr logan buy that computer she is president of design international

  41. Corrected:  • Ms. Ruffalo, president of Design International, shouldn't have let Mr. Logan buy that computer. •  What is the term between parentheses?

  42. Happy Thanksgiving! Warm Up Sentence #19—Nov 21/22 41 pilgrims signed the mayflower compact which has established a government in plymouth colony

  43. Corrected Forty-one pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact, which established a government in Plymouth Colony.

  44. Warm Up Sentence #20 11/28/29 pocahontas lived in england for several years she dies and was buried in england

  45. Describe your progress, or lack thereof, that you have had with your search for a college, a job, or a major for the fall of 2012.

  46. Corrected • For several years Pocahontas lived in England, where she died and was buried • \\Brhtdc\thome\DFossum\VerbTense.pptx good one.pptx

  47. Warm Up Sentence #21 my mother she is the person who you must ask for a copy of the book careers in computers

  48. Is it Who? Or Whom? • RULE. Use the he/him method to decide which word is correct.he = who him = whom  

  49. Corrected • My mother is the person whom you must ask for a copy of the bookCareers in Computers.

  50. Tom is the one I _____ I will meet. Ask yourself. Who will you meet? • Will you meet he? • or will you meet him? Him sounds better, so choose WHOM