TERM 2A NOTES

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Term 2A: February 6th – April 13th, 2017

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Class 1: Monday, February 6th, 2017: course introduction, writing expectations, examples of full sentences, assignment 1 (nouns), assignment 2 (plural nouns)

Class 2: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017: review of assignments 1 to 2 (nouns, plural nouns), assignments 3 to 4 (pronouns, root words and suffixes), and assignment 5 (verbs)

Class 3: Monday, February 13th, 2017: finish discussing verbs (linking verbs, verb tenses), then assignments 6 to 8 (syllables, adjectives, and adverbs)

Class 4: Wednesday, February 15th, 2017: assignments 9 to 11 (parts of speech review, capitalization, and punctuation)

Class 5: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017: assignments 12 to 15 (complete sentences, word meanings from context or inferring, newspaper article comprehension parts 1 and 2)

Class 6: Monday, February 27th, 2017: assignment 16: short story comprehension

Class 7: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017: assignments 17 to 20 (brainstorming and idea web, purpose of writing, organize your ideas, and one example of a paragraph–more examples next class)

Class 8: Monday, March 6th, 2017: Assignment 20 (more paragraph examples, paragraph structure, purpose of writing, thinking of ideas)

Class 9: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017: Assignments 21 to 22 (letter writing, intro to summarizing) and and introduction to assignments 23 and 24 (short story summary, newspaper article summary)

Class 10: Monday, March 20th, 2017: Special guest and example for assignment 23: short story summary

Class 11: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017: Review of Monday’s example and a second example for assignment 23: short story summary.

Class 12: Monday, March 27th, 2017: Example for assignment 24: newspaper article summary

Class 13: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017: Introduction to persuasive writing and examples for assignment 25: persuasive paragraph

Class 14: Monday, April 3rd, 2017: Two more examples of persuasive paragraphs for assignment 25 and a discussion of assignment 26: types of resumes

Class 15: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017: assignment 27: write a resume on a computer

Class 16: Monday, April 10th, 2017: practice test, first half