VOC: Test today on words in lessons 7 and 8, roots from all lessons.
LIT: A preview of what's coming tomorrow. Imagine that the characters in Julius Caesar are sending one another text messages. What might THOSE messages look like? We previewed a couple of sample texting screens, one conversation between JC and Mark Antony and a second (pictured left) between Calphurnia and Portia. Then, we learned HOW to create our own. Tomorrow we'll start our day with creating a short text conversation between two characters. (Are you thinking about what characters you'll choose and what you'll have them say?)
Homework: Read Act 3 summary AND complete the adverb
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You might find the following codes on work returned to you for revision. Here's what they mean:
≣ = missing capital
The sentence has a word that needs to be capitalized.
/ = extra capital
There is a capital letter in the sentence that should be lower case.
P = punctuation
There is a punctuation error in the sentence that you SHOULD be able to find and correct.
C = context
The sentence needs more detail/context to show the writer's thinking or the word's meaning.
S/V = subject/verb
The sentence does not have subject-verb agreement. Make sure that you have used a singular verb with a singular subject and a plural verb with a plural subject.
F = fragment
The sentence, as written, is a fragment. Make sure you have a subject and a verb.
RO = run-on
The sentence, as written, is a run-on. You have a variety of options for repairing run-ons.