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Mrs. Daniel's Class

Welcome to extra resources for Mrs. Daniel's Language Art's Class. I am delighted to teach each and every one of you. Stay tuned for classroom updates, tools, worksheets, etc., to help you continue your success outside of the classroom.

Teacher Credentials

Bachelor's in English--Auburn University

Master's in Secondary Education--University of Phoenix

Education Specialist in Leadership--Liberty University

 

**Note--These are just extras--every child receives what is needed to be successful in the classroom. This is extra assistance for any that need it or lost some notes/guides. Website resources are just that, extra help but created by anyone, so navigate carefully.

 

Every Friday will be a DGP quiz on the sentence of the week. STUDY, STUDY, STUDY!!!!!!!

So far we have covered:

Nouns (Abstract, Concrete, Common, Proper, Plural, Collective, Possessive)

Pronouns (Subject, Object, Reflexive, Indefinite)

Intransitive/Transitive Vebs, Direct Object, Indirect Object, Prepositional Phrase, Object of the Prepositional Phrase

Action Verbs, Helping Verbs, Linking Verbs

Story Elements--Plot(Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution), Setting, Conflict (Internal & External), Mood, Theme, Point of View(1st & 3rd), Characters, Short Story, Novella, Novel, Fiction

 

Up Next? "La Bamba Selection Test Tuesday, September 13, 2011"

"On My Honor" Novel

Verbs--Action, Helping, Linking

**Helping verbs "help" out the main verb in a sentence. In order to have a helping verb, you must have a main(another) vreb in the sentence to help.

Ex. She is riding to the store.    is--helping verb because it helps out "riding"---action verb/main verb

Two or more verbs working together in the sentence is called: verb phrase

Ex. She should be cleaning the room.   should be cleaning--verb phrase

Linking Verb-- Links subject to predicate...the same words as helping verbs, but the linking verb works alone in the sentence--it does not help anything

Ex. She is at the store.-----"is" that's the linking verb in this sentence

Direct Objects and Indirect Objects

Direct Objects

-Direct Objects will follow an action verb. Ask “what” after the action verb. Do not look in a prepositional phrase.

Ex. I bought a tie for school.

D.O= tie

Indirect Objects

-Indirect Objects will follow an action verb. It comes before the direct object. Ask “for whom” or “to whom” to find it. It will not come in a prepositional phrase.

Exx. I bought Jackson a tie for school.

i.o.--Jackson

 

Continue to review everything you have learned for Unit 1 test at the end of the 9 week period. Test date will be announced!!

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