I heard the shouting coming from the street across from us. Cars were honking; people running and screaming; chaos was abounding all around. Why? It was a gloriously beautiful day; a gentle breeze was wafting the flowers. Up in the sky, casting a shadow...
Skill Check A: Number paper 1-5. Identify and write the preposition(s) in each sentence. (14pts)
Skill Check B: Write the following sentences and circle the compound prepositional phrase in each sentence. (11pts) (fill- in the blanks 2pts each)
Skill Check C: Write the following sentences below. Underline the prepositional phrase(s) in each sentence. (38pts)
Part I: On your paper write the adverb in each sentence.
Part II: write the following sentences. Box the adverb and draw and arrow to the word it modifies. Label the modified word's part of speech. (adj, adv, v.)
Part III: Writing Exercise.
Write a postcard message to someone who lives in another state. Share details about the interests and attractions a tourist in your state might visit. Use adverbs to add details about: 1.) when 2.) where, 3. ) in what way 4.) to what extent.
Part I- Directions: On your paper write the sentences below. At the end of the sentence determine whether the underlined word is an adjective or an adverb. 20Pts
Part-II Directions: use each of the following words in two sentences, first as an adjective, and then as an adverb. 30Pts
Part-III Directions: Revise each sentence below by adding one adjective and one adverb. Underline and label the adjective and adverb in your sentences. 12 pts.
I was sitting among the group but I knew I had to be quiet. Shhhh!! The sun on my face, the gentle breeze it was a cover for what was lurking behind...
Transitive Verb is an action verb that directs action from the performer of the action toward the receiver of the actin. The "receiver" of the action is a person place, or thing--that is , a noun or pronoun. An Intransitive Verb expresses action or tell something about the subject of the sentence but does not direct action toward another noun or pronoun.
TRANSITIVE The captain rang the bell.
INTRANSITIVE The bell rang for dinner.
TRANSITIVE The captain sailed the ship.
INTRANSITIVE The ship sailed out to sea.
Exercise 1: Write the underlined action verb in each of the sentences below. After each verb, write transitive or intransitive. If you labeled the verb transitive, identify the noun toward which the action is directed.
Exercise 2: Revision Practice.- Revise each sentence by replacing the underlined words with a single, precise verb.
Skill Check A: Write the action verb in each sentence below and label it transitive or intransitive.
Skill Check C: Write the following sentences. Underline the helping verbs and circle the main verbs in each sentence. Draw a double-headed arrow to between the helping and main verbs.
Writing: On your own paper...create a short story based on this prompt.
2 full pages plus one illustration from your story. Do not share ideas with classmates. We will share with each other when completed to compare contrasting viewpoints. So....shhhh.
Share Time: - Each one of you read aloud your fairytale with the class.
Work on Spelling Packet 21 in class. If you finish early... read AR. Remember midterms are closing soon and your targets must be met by then!