10th Grade Warm-Ups - PC\|MAC

10th Grade Warm-Ups - PC\|MAC

9 Grade Warm-Ups th Spring Semester 2010 Warm-Up 1 1/5/2010 THINK and WRITE one question about the painting. PAIR Read your question to your partner. Discuss possible responses. Warm Up 2 1/6/10 is/are was/were What What is/are/was/were

2 points What do/does/did 2 points What can/could What will/would 4 points 4 points When Where When or Where is/are/was/were 2 points When or Where do/does/did 2 points

When or Where can/could 4 points When or Where will/would 4 points Who Who is/are/was/were 4 points Who do/does/did 4 points Who can/could Who will/would 4 points 4 points

Why is/are/was/were 8 points Why do/does/did Why can/could Why will/would 8 points 8 points 8 points How is/are/was/were 8 points How do/does/did How can/could

How will/would 8 points 8 points 8 points Why How do/does did can could will/would Say What? Warm Up 3 1/7/10 Commonly Confused Words

Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) cite/ site / sight witch / which Capitol / capital / capitol flour / flower Warm Up 4 1/8/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Allegory Cause/Effect Symbolic Paraphrase

Warm Up 5 1/11/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) break, brake still, steel, steal ware, wear, where, were Warm Up 6 1/12/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Purpose Audience Supporting Details

Plagiarism Thesis Warm-Up 7 Based on the picture &1/13/10 the Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Alternative sentence below, define the following word: Criterion Warm-Up 8 Based on the picture &1/14/10 the Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Blathered sentence below, define the following word: Misnomer Warm-Up 9 1/15/10

Write 1 Antonym & 1 Synonym for each word. Warm Up 10 1/19/10 Commonly Confused Words Select ONE set of commonly confused words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) road / rode our / hour weight / wait soar / sore Warm Up 11 1/20/10 Academic Vocabulary Select ONE of the academic vocabulary words from the list below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the word. (This will also be tonights

homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Epic Myth Warm-Up 12 1/21/10 Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Glutton Based on the picture & the sentence below, define the following word: Precarious Warm Up 13 1/22/10 Commonly Confused Words Write one sentence for each set of words. Your sentence must be a complete sentence & must correctly use the word in the sentence. This is to be completed RIGHT NOWNOT FOR HOMEWORK! So, you should have a total of 4 sentences within the next 4-6 minutes.

road / rode our / hour weight / wait soar / sore Warm Up 14 & 15 1/25/10 & 1/26/10 Commonly Confused Words & Academic Vocabulary Select ONE set of commonly confused words & ONE Academic Vocabulary Words from the lists below. Draw a picture or write a silly poem/rap/song to teach someone else the difference between the two words. (This will also be tonights homework activity; it will be due tomorrow!) Academic Vocabulary CCW______ Simile since/sense/cents Imagery aloud/ allowed its/its accept/except

Warm-Up 16 & 17 1/27/10 & 1/28/10 Facilitate: to make easier; to Countenance: a persons face, help bring about Mode: a way or method of doing something; type, manner, fashion especially the expression Lesion: wound, injury; espcially one created by disease Warm Up 18 1/29/10 TIRED,WORN OUT WORDS Write the following words down on your warm up. Come up with 3 better, not-soused words. So, you should have a total

of 15 words written down (NOT INCLUDING THE WORDS ON THIS SLIDE). bad and so happy good Warm-Up 19 2/1/10 or 2/2/10 Write the following sentences inserting the correct quotation marks. 1. John said, That's my coat. 2. Jack said, I have a coat like yours. 3. Is the pizza here? asked Hillary. 4. I love extra cheese, said Jamie. 5. Grandmother asked, Did you plant beans, peppers, and melons in your garden?

Answers: 1. John said, That's my coat. 2. Jack said, I have a coat like yours. 3. Is the pizza here? asked Hillary. 4. I love extra cheese, said Jamie. 5. Grandmother asked, Did you plant beans, peppers, and melons in your garden? Warm-Up 20 2/3/10 or 2/4/10 Copy down the following dialogue adding the correct quotation marks Where necessary. Pay attention to indention. Tony and Lola were driving home from the movies when they saw a man staggering along the street. I wonder if hes all right, Tony said. Lets stop and find out, Lola suggested.

They caught up to the man, who was leaning against a tree. Are you OK? Lola asked. Is there anything we can do? Theres nothing the matter, the man answered. I guess I had a few too many after work. Now I cant seem to find my front door. Tony steadied the man and asked, Do you live anywhere near here? He responded, Yes, if this is Forrest Avenue, I live at 3619. Tony and Lola walked the man to his door, where he fumbled in his pockets, took out a key, and began to stab wildly with it at the lock. Let me hold your key and Ill let you in, Tony offered. The man refused, saying, Oh, no, Ill hold the key you hold the house. Warm-Up 21 2/5/10 Copy down the following dialogue adding the correct quotation marks Where necessary. Pay attention to indention. When Martin found a large dent in his new Datsun, he took it back to the agency. We can fix that, the smiling mechanic said. Just leave it for a few days. Martin waited three days and then called. Is my car ready yet? he asked. Not yet, the mechanic said. Try the end of the week. The following Monday, Martin called again. Is my car ready? The mechanic sounded apologetic. Not yet. Well have it Friday for sure. On Friday, when Martin picked up his car, he noticed a new cigarette burn in the upholstery.

Well fix that, but it takes a week to match the material, the manager said. Martin took the bus home, fuming. A few minutes later, the phone rang. It was the mechanic. You left your owners card here. Want us to mail it? Martin said, You may as well keep it. Youre using the car more than I am. Warm-Up 22 2/8/10 or 2/9/10 Write the following sentences inserting the correct quotation marks. 1. God Save the Queen and America have the same melody. 2. Two of Jacks favorite programs are The Today Show and Hill Street Blues. 3. We read the novel The Call of the Wild and the short story Brown Wolf by Jack London. 4. Old Man River is a song from the musical Showboat. 5. My favorite poem is The Revolt of the Machines by Stephen Vincent Benet.

Answers: 1. God Save the Queen and America have the same melody. 2. Two of Jacks favorite programs are The Today Show and Hill Street Blues. 3. We read the novel The Call of the Wild and the short story Brown Wolf by Jack London. 4. Old Man River is a song from the musical Showboat. 5. My favorite poem is The Revolt of the Machines by Stephen Vincent Benet. Warm-Up 23 2/10/10 or 2/11/10 Rewrite the sentences in the space provided, adding quotation marks where necessary. If a sentence is correct, write correct.

1. Which of these poems by Edgar Allan Poe do you preferThe Bells or The Raven? 2. Im going to call my essay How to Proceed to Succeed. 3. Never, shouted Morgan, will I agree to such terms! 4. Am I Blue? was a popular song in my great-grandmothers youth. 5. Did Stephen Crane write a short story called The Open Boat? Answers: 1. Which of these poems by Edgar Allan Poe do you prefer The Bells or The Raven? 2. Im going to call my essay How to Proceed to Succeed. 3. Never, shouted Morgan, will I agree to such terms! 4. Am I Blue? was a popular

song in my greatgrandmothers youth. 5. Did Stephen Crane write a short story called The Open Boat? Warm-Up 24 2/12/10 1st: Write down each statement below 2nd: List the likely effect of each cause below: 1. 2. 3. 4. Answers: 1. Clothes I can find and a floor I can see. One hour spent 2. A temporary break cleaning up my from driving

room. 3. A tired back, a Two speeding happy grandma, and tickets in two weeks maybe a little bit of Three hours mowing money my grandmas yard 4. A lowered grade Four forgotten homework assignments Warm-Up 25 02/17/10 or 2/18/10 Instructions: Identify the subject and verb in the following sentences. 1. Karen went to the mall. 2. Carl didn't help his dad. 3. Mom cooks breakfast every morning. 4. I want a new bike for

Christmas. 5. Ann has had a new baby girl. Answers: 1. Karen - subject, went verb 2. Carl - subject, did help verb (verb phrase using a helping verb did) 3. Mom - subject, cooks verb 4. I - subject, want - verb 5. Ann - subject, has had verb (verb phrase using a helping verb has) Warm-Up 26 2/19/10 Complete each sentence by writing the correct present-tense form of the verb indicated. You must write out the sentence. Example: Both Anya and Kareem like the new teacher. (like) 1. Either flowers or candy ______ a nice gift. (make) 2. Many a man, woman, and child

_____hunger every day. (feel) 3. Neither the steers nor the cow ________ wandered far. (have) 4. Both robins and blue jays _____ my backyard. (frequent) 5. Neither my sister nor my brothers ________ willing to lend me five dollars. (be) Answers: 1. Either flowers or candy _makes__ a nice gift. 2. Many a man, woman, and child feel_ hunger every day. 3. Neither the steers nor the cow _has____ wandered far. 4. Both robins and blue jays _frequent__ my backyard. 5. Neither my sister nor my brothers _are____ willing to lend me five dollars.

Warm-Up 27 2/22/10 or 2/23/10 Complete each sentence by writing the correct present-tense form of the verb indicated. You must write out the sentence! Example: A few of my friends _like__ anchovies. (like) 1. Some of the puppies _________ constantly. (whine) 2. Everybody in the two towns _______ about the rivalry. (know) 3. Somebody in the bleachers _________ constantly. (scream) 4. Neither of the boys _______ the key to the house. (have) 5. Most of the band ________ regularly. (practice) Answers: 1. Some of the puppies _whine______ constantly. 2. Everybody in the two

towns _knows__ about the rivalry. 3. Somebody in the bleachers _screams_____ constantly. 4. Neither of the boys _have____ the key to the house. 5. Most of the band _practices_ regularly. Warm-Up 28 2/24/10 or 2/25/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. The herd (passes, pass) through the orchard on the way to the pasture. 2. Mumps sometimes (requires, require) quarantine. 3. Eight dollars (is, are) too much to pay for that hat. 4. Statistics (is, are) a branch of mathematics.

5. The flock (is, are) preening their feathers. 6. Marks favorite pants (is, are) faded blue denim. 7. Several hours (was, were) wasted while we waited for Tasha. Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. passes require is is are are was

Warm-Up 29 2/26/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. The scissors (needs, need) sharpening. 2. Three months (is, are) the waiting period for a license. 3. Womens gymnastics (has, have) been dominated by adolescents for several years. 4. The class (is, are) finishing their assignments. 5. Measles (is, are) still a dangerous disease in many parts of the world. 6. Ten yards (is, are) the minimum distance for a first down. 7. Optics (deals, deal) with the changes and properties of light. Answers: 1.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. need is has are is is deals Warm-Up 30 3/01/10 orAnswers: 3/02/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. I still think six hours (is/are) a long time to play video games every day.

2. The office staff (make/makes) a large donation to charity every year. 3. Twelve Angry Men (remain/remains) popular among movie fans to this day. 4. When even a few quarters (is/are) jingling in my pocket, I feel good. 5. Neither the fans nor the air conditioner (was/were) working. 6. Many a chair, table, and sofa (was/were) destroyed in the warehouse fire. 7. The videocassette recorder and the camcorder (has/have) become popular items. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. is makes

remains are was were have Warm-Up 31 3/03/10 or 3/04/10 Each of the following sentences contains an error in subject and verb agreement. Rewrite each sentence correctly. 1. Scalloped potatoes goes well with both ham and meat loaf. 2. The staff is arriving one at a time. 3. Politics are always more widely publicized during major election years. 4. Peaches-and-cream describe a clear, healthylooking complexion. Answers:

1. Scalloped potatoes go well with both ham and meat loaf. 2. The staff are arriving one at a time. 3. Politics is always more widely publicized during major election years. 4. Peaches-and-cream describes a clear, healthylooking complexion. Warm-Up 32 3/05/10 Write the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. You DO NOT have to write the complete sentence. 1. Lynn gave me two poems. Each (was/were) good. 2. Two students are presenting reports today. Neither (seems/seem) nervous. 3. While mowing the lawn, I found two toys. Neither (belongs/belong) to my

sister. 4. The waiter wants to know whether we want rice or potatoes. Either (is/are) fine with me 5. Bills stamp collection includes six stamps from China. Each (is/are) in mint condition. 6. Kirk talked to his worried crew members. Each (was/were) concerned about the ships fate. Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. was seems belongs is is

was Warm-Up 33 3/08/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun. You DONT have to write the sentences. 1. Mom thinks this book must be (yours, your's). (Its, It's) not mine. 2. Is that (your, you're) car or (theirs, their's)? 3. (Its, It's) their turn, not (ours, our's). 4. Take all the clothes that are (yours, your's), but do not touch (theirs, their's). 5. (Its, It's) (hers, her's) not (ours, our's). Answers: 1. yours / it's (it is)

2. your / theirs 3. it's (it is) / ours 4. yours / theirs 5. it's (it is) / hers / ours Warm-Up 34 3/09/10 Instructions: Find the subject and verb in these interrogative sentences. You DONT have to write the sentences! 1. Has James left for home? 2. When did the noise begin? 3. Where is Jeanne attending college? 4. Did Jeff eat any dinner? 5. Will you return on Sunday? Answers: 1. James - subject, has left - verb phrase

2. noise - subject, did begin - verb phrase 3. Jeanne - subject, is attending - verb phrase 4. Jeff - subject, did eat verb phrase 5. you - subject, will return - verb phrase Warm-Up 35 3/10/10 Using Apostrophes in Contractions: The following song titles each contain two words that should be combined and written as contractions. Write the contraction ONLY! 1. I Have Got You Under My Skin. 2. A Hard Rain Is Gonna Fall 3. For What It Is Worth 4. She Is Funny That Way. 5. There Is a Small Hotel.

Answers: 1. Ive 2. Rains 3. Its 4. Shes 5. Theres Warm-Up 36 3/11/10 or 3/12/10 Identify the subject. Choose the correct verb in parentheses that agrees with the subject in the context of the sentence. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO WRITE THE SENTENCE!!! 1. The band ______ school songs at halftime. (plays, play) 2. Congress ______ to adjourn early this session. (plans, plan) 3. Measles ______ no longer the dread disease it once was. (is, are) 4. The six months ______ since my best friend moved. (has dragged, have dragged) 5. The orchestra _____ in black for

concerts. (dresses, dress) 6. My family _____ sick with the flu. (is, are) 7. Your binoculars ______ a big help at our star party. (was, were) Answers: 1. Subject: band Verb: plays 2. Subject: Congress Verb: plans 3. Subject: measles Verb: is 4. Subject: months Verb: have dragged 5. Subject: orchestra Verb: dress 6. Subject: family Verb: are 7. Subject: binoculars Verb: were Warm-Up 36 3/16/10

Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. (I, Me) went to the movie. 2. (Him, He) is my best friend. 3. (They, Them) will be here soon. 4. (She, Her) ran happily down the street. 5. There (we, us) went. 6. (Who, Whom) is it? Answers: 1. I - subject 2. He subject 3. They subject 4. She - subject 5. we - subject 6. Who - subject Warm-Up 37 3/17/10 Instructions: Choose the

correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. (Who, Whom) did you send? 2. The man saw (them, they) outside. 3. Had the girls met (he, him) before? 4. The boss helped (we, us), Tom and (I, me). 5. I saw (she, her) at the door. Answers: 1. Whom - direct object 2. them - direct object 3. him - direct object 4. us - direct object, me - appositive to a direct object 5. her - direct object Warm-Up 38 3/18/10

Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. It could have been (them, they). 2. Yes, it was (us, we). 3. The runaway girl was (her, she). 4. This is (him, he). 5. The winner was (me, I). Answers: 1. they - predicate nominative 2. we - predicate nominative 3. she - predicate nominative 4. he - predicate nominative 5. I - predicate nominative (Predicate nominatives give us the most trouble; therefore, these may all sound strange to you, but they are correct.) Warm-Up 39 3/19/10

Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. Yes, it was (him, he). 2. (We, Us) girls went together to shop. 3. (Who, Whom) is on the phone? It is (me, I). 4. Jim met Pam and (me, I) at the movie. 5. The noise outside awakened (us, we). Answers: 1. he - predicate nominative 2. We - subject 3. who - subject, I predicate nominative 4. me - direct object 5. us - direct object Warm-Up 40 3/22/10 or 3/23/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun

and tell why you chose it. 1. Where were you and (she, her)? 2. No, it was not (us, we). 3. The writer is (he, him). 4. The group was not expecting (I, me). 5. The winners were (they, them), John and (him, he). Answers: 1. she - subject 2. we - predicate nominative 3. he - predicate nominative 4. me - direct object 5. they - predicate nominative, he - an appositive to the predicate nominative

Warm-Up 41 3/24/10 or 3/25/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. (Whom, who) can (we, us) get to do the job? 2. (They, them) saw (we, us) at the horse races. 3. (She, Her) was not answering (him, he) at that time. 4. The captains will be Paul and (me, I). 5. The women saw (us, we) boys at the store. Answers: 1. Whom - direct object, we - subject 2. They - subject, us direct object 3. She - subject, him direct object 4. I - predicate nominative 5. us - direct object

Warm-Up 42 3/26/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun and tell why you chose it. 1. Did (we, us) choose (them, they) for our dates? 2. The teacher wants one person, (her, she). 3. (We, Us) boys, Bob and (me, I) captured those two girls, Emily and (her, she). 4. It certainly must be (them, they). 5. (Who, Whom) invited (him, he) to the party? Answers: 1. we - subject, them - direct object 2. her - appositive to the direct object 3. We - subject, I - appositive to subject, her - appositive to direct object

4. they - predicate nominative 5. Who - subject, him - direct object Warm-Up 43 3/29/10 or 3/30/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun. 1. Our dog wagged (its, it's) tail for dinner. 2. (Your, You're) answer is right. 3. (Its, It's) been foggy all week. 4. This is (their, they're) first win. 5. (Your, You're) here on time! Answers: 1. its 2. Your 3. it's (it has) 4. Their

5. you're (you are) Warm-Up 44 3/31/10 or 4/1/10 Instructions: Choose the correct form of the pronoun. 1. Mom thinks this book must be (yours, your's). (Its, It's) not mine. 2. Is that (your, you're) car or (theirs, their's)? 3. (Its, It's) their turn, not (ours, our's). 4. Take all the clothes that are (yours, your's), but do not touch (theirs, their's). 5. (Its, It's) (hers, her's) not (ours, our's). Answers: 1. yours / it's (it is) 2. your / theirs 3. it's (it is) / ours 4. yours / theirs 5. it's (it is) / hers / ours

Warm-Up 45 4/2/10 Instructions: Tell how each italicized pronoun is used in these sentences. 1. It must have been he. 2. Can you see her? 3. Whom did they send? 4. The drivers were we, Carl and I. 5. I gave it to my son. Answers: 1. it = subject, he = predicate nominative 2. you = subject, her = direct object 3. whom = direct object, they = subject 4. we = predicate nominative, I = appositive to a predicate nominative 5. I = subject, it = direct object

Warm-Up 46 4/5/10 or 4/7/10 Complete each sentence by adding a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Underline the antecedent. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. Did your grandparents tell you all about ___________ trip to Hawaii? 2. A girl on the soccer team has to buy __________own soccer shoes. 3. The large sugar maple in the park by the school lost one of _________limbs in the storm last night. 4. Soldiers are expected to obey ___________commanding officers orders. 5. My father is going to _________twentyfifth high school reunion this Saturday. Answers: 1. Did your grandparents tell you all about their trip to Hawaii? 2. A girl on the soccer team has to buy her own soccer shoes.

3. The large sugar maple in the park by the school lost one of its___ limbs in the storm last night. 4. Soldiers are expected to obey _their_____ commanding officers orders. 5. My father is going to _his___ twenty-fifth high school reunion this Saturday. Warm-Up 47 4/6/10 Complete each sentence by adding a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Underline the antecedent. YOU MUST WRITE THE COMPLETE SENTENCE! 1. The wild horse refused to allow anyone onto ____________ back. 2. The fifty protesters formed a human chain by locking ____________ arms. 3. My mother sometimes forgets ___________ briefcase. 4. Mike is thinking of selling _______________ old bike.

5. The boys have memorized all __________ lines for the upcoming play. 6. The local citizens voted against the plan to raise _______________ taxes. Answers: 1. The wild horse refused to allow anyone onto ___its_______ back. 2. The fifty protesters formed a human chain by locking __their______ arms. 3. My mother sometimes forgets _her________ briefcase. 4. Mike is thinking of selling __his__________ old bike. 5. The boys have memorized all __their______ lines for the upcoming play. 6. The local citizens voted against the plan to raise __their__________ taxes. Warm-Up 48 4/8/10

Fill in the blanks in the following passage w/ the pronouns them, they, he, his, & me. Use each pronoun once. Then circle the antecedent of each pronoun you supplied. The first native Gambian I could locate in the U.S. was named Ebou Manga, then a junior attending Hamilton College in upstate Clinton, N.Y. ______& I flew to Dakar, Senegal, then took a smaller plane to Yundum Airport, & rode a van to Gambias capital, Bathurst. Ebou & his father assembled eight Gambia government officials. I told _____Grandmas stories, every detail I could remember, as _____ listened intently, then reacted. Kamby Bolong of course is Gambia River! I heard. But more clue is your forefathers saying ____ name was Kinte. Then they told me something I would never even have fantasizedthat in places in the back country lived very old men, commonly called griots, who could tell centuries of the histories of certain very old family clans. As for Kintes, they pointed out to____ on a map some family villages, KinteKundah, & Kinte-Kundah Janneh-Ya, for instance. Answers: 1. 2. 3.

4. 5. He them they his me Warm-Up 49 4/9/10 Read the model sentences to yourselves: He is taller than I am. He is taller than I. Use the model above to complete each sentence. Use a pronoun to stand for the noun in parentheses. Irene is older than ______. (Helen) Scott shoots better than ______. (Bill) We are here earlier than _____. (Laura and Logan).

Answers: Irene is older than she is. Irene is older than she. Scott shoots better than he does. Scott shoots better than he. We are here earlier than they are. We are here earlier than they. Warm-Up 50 4/19/10 or 4/20/10 Write the following sentences & fill in the blank with a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Then underline the antecedent. 1. The students should have ________ books by Friday. 2. Every person must bring ________ own towel to the gym.

3. Many older Americans know the exact date ______started _______ first jobs. Answers: 1. The students should have their books by Friday. 2. Every person must bring his or her own towel to the gym. 3. Many older Americans know the exact date they started their first jobs. Warm-Up 51 4/21/10 or 4/22/10 Write the following sentences & fill in the blank with a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Then underline the antecedent.

1. Only three club members paid _______ dues by the deadline. 2. If you think the colors clash, we will change _______ . 3. When my mom & her four sisters were children, _____all shared one big bedroom. Answers: 1. Only three club members paid their dues by the deadline. 2. If you think the colors clash, we will change them. 3. When my mom & her four sisters were children, they all shared one big bedroom. Warm-Up 52

4/23/10 Write the following sentences & fill in the blank with a personal pronoun that agrees with the antecedent. Then underline the Antecedent. 1. Claude and Norman practice _______ sidestrokes every day. 2. Gloria works for two hours every day after _________ leaves school. 3. Sometimes people without experience are intimidated by computers ________ neednt be. Answers: 1. Claude and Norman practice their sidestrokes every day. 2. Gloria works for two hours every day after she leaves school.

3. Sometimes people without experience are intimidated by computers who neednt be. Warm-Up 53 4/26/10 or 4/27/10 Imagery Language that appeals to the senses. Descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses. Sight Hearing Touch Taste Smell Warm-Up 54 4/28/10 or 4/29/10 Simile A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as.

Example: The muscles on his brawny arms are strong as iron bands. Warm-Up 55 4/30/10 Metaphor A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be. The comparison is not announced by like or as. Example: The road was a ribbon wrapped through the desert. Warm-Up 56 5/3/10 or 5/4/10 Alliteration Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words. Example: She was wide-eyed and wondering while she waited for Walter to waken. Warm-Up 57 5/5/10 or 5/6/10

Personification A figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea. Example: The wind yells while blowing." The wind cannot yell. Only a living thing can yell. Warm-Up 58 5/7/10 Onomatopoeia The use of words that mimic sounds. Example: The firecracker made a loud ka-boom! Warm-Up 59 5/10/10 or 5/11/10 Hyperbole An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect. It is not used to mislead the reader, but to emphasize a point. Example: Shes said so on several million occasions.

Warm-Up 60 5/12/10 or 5/13/10 Idiom An idiom or idiomatic expression refers to a construction or expression in one language that cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language. Example: "She has a bee in her bonnet," meaning "she is obsessed," cannot be literally translated into another language word for word.

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