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September 21

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  1. Homework is due – The Character Homework was due for blocks 4, 6, and 7
  2. Parts of Speech Review
    1. Noun – names a person, place, thing, or idea (N)
      Pronoun – takes the place of a noun or another pronoun (Pro)
      Adjective – describes a noun or pronoun (Adj)

      Verb – shows action or existence (V)
      Adverb – describes a verb, adjective, or adverb (Adv)

      Preposition – shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word in a sentence. (Prep)
      Conjunction – joins words, phrases, or clauses (Con)
      Interjection – shows emotion only (Int)

  3. Parts of Speech Practice –
    1. Parts of Speech Practice – Double space the following sentences in your notes, and label the nouns, pronouns, and adjectives (n, pro, and adj)
    2. The gym coach emphasized the importance of daily exercise.
      2. Wow! Usain Bolt won the race by two yards!
      3. Marita’s brown dress matches the brown of her eyes.
      4. I waited uneasily in the outer office; then, the principal said, “Sit down!“
      5. Each dancer improvises steps to the rhythm of the music.
    3. The hikers took the trail to the left when they left the campsite.
      7. All but Joel went to the restaurant, but most did not eat.
      8. Either Mr. Jones or I will teach the class.
      9. We looked around and discovered a small shop around the corner.
      10. Blue is my favorite color, so I ordered a blue sweater.
    4. Double-space the following sentences and identify the verbs and adverbs (v and adv).
    5. A couple of months ago, Juana and I finally decided to buy a house plant for the kitchen.
    6. The large ones we saw were too expensive for us.
    7. Suddenly, Juana had a brainstorm.
    8. “Let’s buy some seeds and grow them indoors.”
    9. At the seed store, the owner, Mr. Miller, greeted us cheerfully.


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