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Critical Thinking Write the answer in the correct order and bring it to me. You will have 90 seconds to complete this task. No talking or helping others. The Problem

The dog named Jam is heavier than the dog named Jelly. Copper weighs more than Brandy but less than Pumpkin. Brandy weighs more than Jelly. Pumpkin weighs less than Jam. List the dogs in the order of their weights, starting with the heaviest.

The Answer The heaviest dog is Jam, the next heaviest is Pumpkin, the next heaviest is Copper, the next heaviest is Brandy, and the least heavy (or the lightest) is Jelly. Todays Goals I

can analyze the effect syntax has on a passage and how changing the syntax can change meaning.

I can improve my own understanding of difficult concepts. Voice Lesson - Syntax Consider:

No sooner had the reverberation of my blows sunk into silence, then I was answered by a voice from within the tomb! by a cry, at first muffled and broken, like the sobbing of a child, and then quickly swelling into one long, loud, and continuous scream, utterly anomalous and inhuman a howl! a wailing shriek, half of horror and half of triumph, such as might have arisen only out of hell, conjointly from the throats of the damned in their agony and of the demons that exult in the damnation. - Edgar Allen Poe, The Black Cat

Discuss: 1. The dashes in this long sentence set off a series of appositives. (An appositive is a noun or noun phrase placed beside another noun or noun phrase and used to identify or explain it.) What noun phrase is explained by the appositive? 2. This sentence makes syntactic and sematic sense if it ends with the first exclamation point. What do the appositives add to the meaning and effectiveness of the sentence? Apply:

Rewrite Poes sentence, changing it into a series of short sentences. Read your sentences to the class and discuss how the use of short sentence changes the overall meaning of the original. Adjusting Understanding 8 oclock appointment Options: AP Multiple Choice Exam determine correct answers and why

Other AP Multiple Choice same thing Journals eliminating weak verbs, embedding vocabulary, adding support Textbook Activities ask questions about any confusion, revise misunderstandings Misunderstandings of texts ask questions Academic vocabulary develop stronger understanding of words

through discussion Review any Albert Questions or text missed questions or clarifications Quick Write: What misunderstanding did you have before you came

to class today that you now understand? What did you work on in the last 40 minutes and how did that help you to better understand the content you were working with? Adjectives

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns. Example: The red shirt ripped in the wash. The word red modifies or

describes the noun shirt. Articles Articles are the most frequently used adjectives. There are three

articles. a an the

Lets Review Identify the noun, pronoun, or adjective that is underlined on the next page.

Homework Read and annotate the Abigail Adams text. Complete the rhetorical situation sheet on Google Classroom that accompanies the Abigail Adams text. Vocabulary Quiz #6 on Friday.

Complete page 9 and 10 of the grammar packet if you did not complete in class. Bring textbooks to class. Open your textbook to page 6

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