Minni-Lesson (Journal)

ML (37 for E Block; 38 for C Block)
  • Reread pages 51-52 in Candie, focusing on the 'slave' passage.
  • Identify and EXPLAIN one example of irony in the passage.
  • What is Candide's reaction to the situation and WHY is it significant?
  • Have you ever encountered a situation or idea that significantly changed your outlook on the world?
    • Explain the situation or idea and how your outlook changed.





DOL 25

Sentence 1: the man who was chosen to be the club president has gave many years of service to the Town of farmingdale

Sentence 2: the invisible ladder is a poetry book that contains the touching selection to dorothy a poem about love

DOL 26

Sentence 1: writer's digest a extremely useful magazine about writing dont contain alot of colored photographs

Sentence 2: the woman was in a hurry to get to work the woman in a hurry drived the motorcycle reckless and she has an accident

DOL 27

Sentence 1: he would of rode with we boys but he decided to ride in the volvo

Sentence 2: there are thirty eight students in our class who have been studying about the hindu religion judaisim is being studied by ms martinezs class

DOL 28

Sentence 1: on labor day the friends ate at dagostinos restaurant and they also saw the movie sleepy hollow

Sentence 2: phuong and nancy want to go to the musical ragtime and im sure theyll like it

DOL 29

Sentence 1: ive took the long poem the prelude to read tonight i should of began it sooner dont you agree

Sentence 2: because cameron has throwed succesful passes in many games he was chose to be interviewed for the community magazine called around our town

DOL 30 SKIP
DOL 31 SKIP
DOL 32 SKIP

THE ART OF STYLING SENTENCES

Sentence Patterns 33:
Attempt to answer the following questions without using any outside sources. If necessary, use page one of The Art of Styling Sentences (TASS).
1. What is a sentence?
2. What are the two basic parts of every sentence in English?
3. What is the basic pattern in English sentences?
4. How is "Jump." a sentence?
5. Write a sentence. Put a // between the primary subject / verb combination. Share with your DOL partner, and have him/her tell you if you are correct.
If this does not seem easy to you, take a few minutes to review page one of TASS before the next class.

Sentence Patterns 34: (Sentence Pattern 1: SV;SV.)
1. Review pages 7-8
2. How many independent clauses (complete sentences) are required for this pattern?
3. Look at the 'Examples' on page 8
  • identify the subject - verb (SV;SV) combination for each example (S=Gloria V=try; S=they; V=seem to be)
4. On page 10, complete 'Exercises' # 2 and 3

Sentence Patterns 35: (Sentence Pattern 1: SV;SV.)
1. Read the "Professional Examples" on pages 8-9. Write the one that you think is most interesting, and explain what you think the author is trying to accomplish by using the SV;SV sentence pattern.
2. Orwell uses this pattern on page 27, "Nevertheless, without openly admitting it, he was devoted to Boxer; the two of them usually spent their Sundays together in the small paddock beyond the orchard, grazing side by side and never speaking." How are the two independent clauses related?
3. Write your own example of this pattern. Feel free to imitate one of the professional examples. How are the two parts of your compound sentence related?

Sentence Patterns 36: (Sentence Pattern 1: SV;SV.)
1. Read the "Variations" section on pages 9-10
2. Complete the sentences at the bottom of page 10 using pattern 1a:
  • I really didn't want to go to the party; (conjunctive adverb) I went to be with Jim.
  • My teacher has traveled extensively; (conjunctive adverb) I asked her advice about Italy.
  • I have to feed the pets when I get home; (conjunctive adverb) I have to have supper started by the time Mom gets home.
3. Combine the simple sentences on page 11 using pattern 1b.
  • Group One: The girl looks happy; she has a new car, and her brother has one too.
  • Group Two:
  • Group Three:

Sentence Patterns 37: (Sentence Pattern 2: S V DO or SC; S , DO or SC.)
1. Read pages 12-13 "Explanation," "Examples," and "Checkpoints."
2. Complete "Exercises" 1 and 2 on page 14:
  1. Going to carnivals makes me happy; .
  2. ; violent movies, uncomfortable.

Sentence Patterns 38: (Sentence Pattern 2: S V DO or SC; S , DO or SC.)
1. Read page 13 "Professional examples" and "Checkpoints"
2. Complete exercises #3 and 4 on page 14
  • ; Ireland and Scotland, much greener.
  • All the children want to go to McDonald's for lunch; .

Sentence Patterns 39 [Sentence pattern 3: General statement (idea) : specific statement (example).]
1. Read pages 15-16: "Explanation" and "Examples."
2. Note the difference between the colon and the semicolon.
3. Also, note that patterns 1, 2, and 3 are compound sentences - two independent clauses joined together.
4. Complete "Exercises" 1, 2, and 3 on page 17.
  • 1) : the students all got A's on their papers.
  • 2) The dot-com companies have changed the work week:
  • 3) I finally know how to program my VCR:

Sentence Patterns 40 [Sentence pattern 3: General statement (idea) : specific statement (example).]
1. Read pages 16 "Professional examples."
2. Complete "Exercises" 4 and 5 on page 17.
  • 4) The reporter asked her the most important question:
  • 5) : we toured the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Castle, the Freer Gallery, and the new wing of the National Gallery of Art.

Sentence Patterns 41 (Review sentence patterns 1, 2, and 3)
1. Read pages 16-17 "Checkpoints"
2. With your "sentence patterns partner," compose one example for each of the first three sentence patterns:
  • (Sentence Pattern 1: SV;SV.)
    • example:
  • (Sentence Pattern 2: S V DO or SC; S , DO or SC.)
    • example:
  • [Sentence Pattern 3: General statement (idea) : specific statement (example).]
    • example:

Sentence Patterns 42 [Pattern 4: A Series Without a Conjunction (any place in the sentence) A,B,C]
1. Read page 19.
2. On page 20 read "Explanation" and "Examples"
3. On page 23 complete "Exercises" # 1, 2, 3
  • 1. An essay traditionally has three major parts: ,,.
  • 2. , , are my favorite foods.
  • 3. ,,, the winner left the stadium feeling great.

Sentence Patterns 43 [Pattern 4: A Series Without a Conjunction (any place in the sentence) A,B,C]
1. On page 20-21 read "Professional Examples"
2. On page 21-22 read "Sentences for analysis" 1, 2, 3
3. On page 22 read "Checkpoint"
4. On page 23 complete "Exercises" 4 and 5
  • 4. The children gathered around their teacher,,.
  • 5. When the game was canceled, the rowdy spectators at the ball game ,,.

Sentence Patterns 44 (Pattern 4a)
1. On page 24 read "Explanation" and "Examples"
2. On page 26 complete "Exercises" # 1, 2, 3
  • 1. When I walked on the beach, I felt the afternoon sun had tinted it _ and _ and _ .
  • 2. The best programs on TV now are _ and _ and _ .
  • 3. _ and _ and _ seem to be issues for many students.

Sentence Patterns 45 (Pattern 4a)
1. On page 24-25 read "Professional examples"
2. On page 25-26 read "Sentences for analysis"
3. On page 26-27 complete "Exercises" 4 and 5
  • 4. The science conference board couldn't decide whether to concentrate on _ or _ or _ .
  • 5. All that is _ or _ or _ or _ seems to be harmful to one's health.

Sentence Patterns 46 (Pattern 5)
1. On page 28 read "Explanation" and "Examples"
2. On page 29-30 complete "Exercises" 1-4
  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3.
  • 4.

Sentence Pattern 47 (Pattern 6)
1. On page 31-32 read "Explanation" and Examples"
2. On page 33 complete "Exercises 1-3
  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3.

Sentence Patterns 48 (Pattern 6)
1. On page 32-33 read "Professional Examples" and "Checkpoints"
2. On page 33 complete the final two "Exercises"
  • 1.
  • 2.

Sentence Patterns 49
1. Review sentence patterns 1, 2, and 3.
2. Your original example:
  • Pattern #1
  • Pattern #2
  • Pattern #3

Sentence Patterns 50
1. Review sentence patterns 4, 4a, 5, and 6.
2. Your original example:
  • Pattern #4
  • Pattern #4a
  • Pattern #5
  • Pattern #6

Sentence Patterns 51
1. Review sentence patterns 2,3,4,4a,5,6
2. Your original example:
  • Pattern #2
  • Pattern #3
  • Pattern #4
  • Pattern #4a
  • Pattern #5
  • Pattern #6

Sentence Patterns 52
1. Review sentence patterns 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6
2. Use only the 'black box' information to create your original examples:
  • Pattern #1
  • Pattern #2
  • Pattern #3
  • Pattern #4
  • Pattern #4a
  • Pattern #5
  • Pattern #6

Sentence Patterns 53
1. Review sentence patterns 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6
2. Use only the 'black box' information to create your original examples:
  • Pattern #1
  • Pattern #2
  • Pattern #3
  • Pattern #4
  • Pattern #4a
  • Pattern #5
  • Pattern #6