Bellwork review Swain 2014 grammar and vocabulary
adjective, verb, adverb, linking verb, vocab words comma phrase, sentence, clause
describes a noun
is an action word
describes a verb, adjective or another adverb; usually ends in 'ly'. Tells where, when, how, how often or how much.
A linking verb
describes or renames the subject. m
offer an idea, suggest
make sense of, explain
art of using language for effect, use language skillfully
having to do with, related to something in someway
concluding part of a literary work, conclusion
can have a subject OR a verb but NOT both
must have a subject AND a verb that work together
a group of words that DOES NOT express a complete thought
is used to separate street, town/city, state, country.
is used after the greeting in a FRIENDLY letter and in the closing of ALL letters.
is used between words in a series after the last thing in a series.
eg: I need one banana, three strawberries, and one apple for my salad.
to form an opinion
the literal definition or meaning of a word
something suggested by a word or thing; implied
particular tendency or inclination, especially one that prevents impartial consideration
has a subject and verb, that work together, and expresses a complete thought
has a subject and verb, that work together, but does NOT express a complete thought
told in 1st or 3rd POV, has an authentic setting, at least one character has a conflict, and characters are like people you could meet
has a strong hook, personal information, important events, personality and characteristics, quotes, and how they impacted the world
the order in which events happen
what a story is about; the main points, contents and plot
the moral, message or lesson learned from a story, it is a debatable opinion, is implied..not stated
help you figure out the definition of a word
what you can guess based on your background knowledge and text clues
a compound sentence
is made up of two independent clauses (each with a subject and ver that work together) joined by a coordinating conjunction or semi colon.
a statement of belief; my opinion
supports a claim; want three to four to support your claim
takes place in the past, setting and events are based on fact, characters can be based on real people OR made up, dialogue is made up, information about this time needs to be authentic