Watch this video–then do this exercise. Do the test at the end. (1-10)
Then, do this exercise. http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/Exercises/Quiz/8/M/872/Common%20misspellings
Then, do this exercise.
You must earn a 100 before moving on. Do the exercise over if you need to. Read the “tips” if you get confused on any one question.
Once you finish these spelling exercises, write a reflection in the comment section of this post. Answer this:
1) What part of these two exercises was “old news” for you? 2) What was “new news” for you? In other words, what did you learn? Did anything surprise you? Please proofread your work before submitting it.
Now, open your books to respond to the next review item. 🙂
Turn to page 105. Let’s read. “The Stolen Bag of Chips.”
Take out a sheet of paper to take notes for completing a soapstone chart.
What’s it about? Everything you know about the topic. (who, what, when, where, why and how?
When and why was it written?
Who is the target audience? Who do you think they want to read or hear this text?
(convince, argue, suggest, explain, support…)
What is speaker trying to achieve? What do they want to happen after a person reads this?
Describe person who’s speaking—everything you know about her/him. Is the speaker professional? A grown up? A working-class person? A teacher?
What attitude does the speaker illustrate?
Few tone words: angry, passionate, solemn, reflective, sarcastic, ironic, joyful, indignant, condescending, dispassionate, detached, gleeful, mournful, reverent, aloof, guilty, aggressive, bombastic, academic…