Transcript Lesson 13 Notes - New Lenox School District 122
Lesson 13 Notes “Escaping the Giant Wave” Subject Pronouns & Antecedents Can take the place of ONE or MORE nouns as the SUBJECT of a sentence. Subject Pronouns I He She They We Who It* You* What* Examples Mrs. Didier went to the store. | I/She went to the store. Kathy bought a taffy apple. | She bought a taffy apple. Who went to the store? | (Mrs.Didier) replaces “WHO” What was bought? | (Taffy apple) replaces “WHAT” Object Pronouns Takes the place of ONE or MORE nouns AFTER an ACTION VERB or PREPOSITION. Object Pronouns Me Him Her Them Us Whom It* You* What* Examples May bought a whistle.| May bought it. Sara went to school with Bill.| Sara went to school with him. May bought what? | (whistle) replaces “WHAT” Sara went to school with whom? | (Bill) replaces “WHOM” Gender & Number A pronoun’s gender tells whether it is masculine, feminine, or neutral. A pronoun’s number tells whether it is singular or plural. Examples: We purchased a new CD. Does Gina want to come with her? Grandma brought presents for him. They went to the movies. Hints, Tips, & Tricks! Go back to your lists of Subject and Object Pronouns and LABEL the number of each Pronoun… “He” = 1, as “He” only takes the place of 1 noun. “Us” = 2+, as “they” can be for a group… etc. “They” can take the place of one person, if the gender/identity is unknown. It can also be used as a plural (English is Weird) The burglar stole everything. | They stole everything. Only FOUR of the pronouns have a GENDER He/Him = Male Using I/me in a sentence with other people included? Lead with the additional person/people. Jonathan and I played hockey after school. The dog followed Jonathan and me to the pond. Lesson 13 Vocabulary Imperative: If something is imperative, it must be done no matter how difficult it is. Disoriented If you feel lost or have lost your sense of direction, you have become disoriented. Premonition A premonition is a feeling that something is about to occur. Receded When water has receded, it has flowed away from where it was before. Haphazardly Something that is organized haphazardly is not well planned or arranged. Remorse If you feel remorse about an action, you feel guilt or regret about it. Optimistic You are optimistic when you feel hopeful or positive about the future. Author’s Purpose & Perspective Finding THEME-O … Get it? What are the most important CHARACTERISTICS of the main character(s) at the beginning of the story? The end? How has the character(s) changed? What actions did they take to change? Does the Setting create a challenge for the main characters? A good reader will ask themselves certain questions to find the THEME of a story: Why are the qualities of the characters important? What do the characters learn as a result of their actions? How is the setting important to the story? Application Last winter, Bernie insisted that his family create an emergency survival kit. The kit they put together included a flashlight, water, canned food, blankets, a radio, and extra batteries. In February, a strong storm blew down the power lines. Everyone in the area was without power for two days. Bernie’s family used the kit and thanked him for his careful planning Character Qualities: + Character Actions: + Setting = Application – Cont. Character Qualities Organized Thoughtful Character Actions Convinces family to create a survival kit – realize how useful it was when they ultimately needed the kit. Setting Bernie’s Neighborhood during a strong storm What would the THEME be?