Parts of Speech

Parts of Speech

Identify the parts of speech. Make sure to identify all nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. nouns: n verbs: v adjectives: adj adverbs: adv Tara picked a fresh rose out of the garden for her aunt. Do you know anyone with a rose garden? The sleeping bear cubs rose...
Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject-Verb Agreement

Previewing Nouns and Verbs Nouns: people, places, things, ideas Verbs: the action, what is happening in the sentence Singular and Plural (Number) Singular: one Plural: any other number or amount 0 people vs. 1 person 1.2 centemeters vs. 1 centemeter 2 pizzas vs. 1...
Periods

Periods

⇦ “period” When do we use periods? • At the end of a sentence • for abbreviations ◦ U.S.A. ◦ U.K. ◦ Mr. ◦ Ms. ◦ Mrs. ◦ Eta. ◦ Est. ◦ Approx. ◦ M.D. ◦ American Units  mi.  ft.  lb. ◦ NOT with Metric Units  m  L  mL  km  g  kg Always put a space ( ) after a period or...
Writing Practice: Holidays

Writing Practice: Holidays

What is the most important (or biggest) holiday in your country? Describe it in detail. What do you do for the holiday? What makes it important? How long is it? What are the traditional foods? Be as detailed as possible.   If you live in a different country now,...
Writing Practice: Amazing Animals

Writing Practice: Amazing Animals

Search the internet for an amazing story of an animal. For example, a story of a talking animal or an animal who saved someone. Read and summarize the story in at least eight sentences. Find a video and pictures if possible. Be ready to talk about your amazing animal...
Daily Writings

Daily Writings

Writing every day can help you improve your English production and confidence. Daily writing should focus on these points and less on grammar. Write daily as a way also to practice grammar and vocabulary you have learned recently. Limit yourself to exactly eight...