Thursday, April 27, 2006

Run-Ons and Sentence Fragments

Glad you could make it. Find your Guided Practice and Homework assignment below.

Guided Practice: On a separate sheet of paper, rewrite the passage, correcting all fragments and run-ons.

Canoeing can be challenging. When the water flows fast. Many of the rivers in Canada near Hudson Bay are excellent for canoeing, there are also certain rivers. Where the sport would be quite dangerous. For the rapids are long and swift. For example, a small river with rapids. Feeds into the Moose River, people fear them because the water moves so swiftly. Most people avoid them.

Homework: Write five related sentences about a real or imagined vacation. Check carefully to be sure that you have not written any fragments or run-ons.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Discovering the Jim Crow South

In your groups of two:

  1. Go to the site below.
  2. Select a "story category" you and your partner will research and present to the class.
  3. Read three stories from the category you selected.
  4. Create a 2-3 sentence summary of each story (spelling, punctuation and grammar all count).
  5. Present your findings to the class.
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