Grammar Crash Course: Day 1

This week we will be focusing on a variety of grammar concepts, some of which will be review from previous years of English Language Arts, and other concepts are in the 8th grade standards.  More specifically, we will touch upon:

  • Active versus Passive Voice
  • Sentence Organization
  • Sentence Structures
  • Verbals
  • Phrases and Clauses

Today was the introductory day with a quick Plickers-based pre-assessment and a couple of videos on general grammar gaffes and another on the active and passive voice.

 

Homework:

  • Read for 30 minutes.
  • Finish Genius Hour project (DUE FRIDAY, December 12, 2014)

PowerPoint:

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