1. Five-minute freewrite.
2. Vocabulary notes. We took notes on SAT words #3 and #4 and word part notes #11-#15. If you were absent, follow this link to copy down the notes onto V1.
3. Notes on how to diagram a sentence. We took notes on G1, Four Basic Parts of a Sentence. If you were absent, make your own G1 on a sheet of notebook paper with these definitions:
Subject: The thing or person the sentence is about. Goes with the predicate verb of the sentence.
Predicate: The main verb of the sentence. What the subject does. Complete predicate: the verb and everything related to the verb.
Direct Object: Who/what the verb does. I sing. Sing what? Songs. Songs is the direct object.
Indirect Object: Who/what the verb is directing the action towards. I sing songs. To whom? To the stars. I sing the stars songs. The stars is the indirect object.
4. Practice diagramming. We practiced in class on a worksheet.
HW: Work on your memoir so you’re ready to print it out at the end of class Wednesday.
HW: Work on your memoir. Read Ch. 10, 11, 12, 13 for tomorrow.
1. Work time in lab.
2. Getting rid of unimaginative words and other fixes.
3. Extended metaphor.
HW: Print memoir and bring ALL ROUGH DRAFTS to class on Wednesday. If you need me to print it, email me to ask BEFORE 11:59 P.M. ON TUESDAY NIGHT.
Read Ch. 14 of memoir for Wednesday.